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Who won Takam vs Lewis?
Carlos Takam beat Craig Lewis by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 14th September 2019 at Resort World Catskills Casino in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 99-91 in favor of winner Carlos Takam.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Takam vs Lewis stats
Carlos Takam stepped into the ring with a record of 36 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Craig Lewis made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Takam had a large advantage in power over Lewis, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Lewis' 57%.
Carlos Takam was the older man by 3 years, at 40 years old.
Lewis had a height advantage of 3 inches over Takam.
Both Carlos Takam & Craig Lewis fought out of an orthodox stance.
Takam was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 24 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 8 years and 8 months earlier than Lewis, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 155 more professional rounds, 245 to Lewis' 90.
Carlos Takam went into the fight ranked number 13 by the WBO at heavyweight.
Takam vs Lewis form
Takam had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Craig Lewis on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Resort World Catskills Casino, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Dereck Chisora on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Anthony Joshua on 28th October 2017 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Heavyweight and WBA Super World Heavyweight championship fight at Principality Stadium, Wales.
Before that, he had won against Ivica Bacurin on 17th June 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at Casino de la Vallee, Valle dAosta, Italy.
He had beat Marcin Rekowski on 29th January 2017 by knockout in the 4th round at Cotai Arena, Venetian Resort, Macao, Macao S.A.R., China.
Takam's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What time did Takam vs Lewis start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Resort World Catskills Casino, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.
What were the odds on Takam vs Lewis?
Carlos Takam was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Craig Lewis made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.