Paramount Theatre, New York, United States
Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Carlos Takam vs Fabio Maldonado report
Who won Takam vs Maldonado?
Carlos Takam beat Fabio Maldonado by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Friday 28th February 2020 at Paramount Theatre in New York.
The scorecards were announced as 100-89, 100-90, 100-89 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 Maldonado stats
Carlos Takam stepped into the ring with a record of 37 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Fabio Maldonado made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Maldonado had advantage in power over Takam, with a 96% knock out percentage over Takam's 76%.
Carlos Takam was the younger man by 1 year, at 42 years old.
Both Carlos Takam & Fabio Maldonado fought out of an orthodox stance.
Takam was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 3 year and 7 months later than Maldonado, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 184 more professional rounds, 265 to Maldonado's 81.
Takam vs Maldonado form
Carlos Takam had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Arslanbek Makhmudov on 16th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Montreal Casino, Montreal, Canada.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Joe Joyce on 24th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at SSE Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jerry Forrest on 9th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had beat Fabio Maldonado on 28th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Paramount Theatre, New York.
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.
Takam's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Maldonado's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 1 month and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time did Takam vs Maldonado start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Paramount Theatre, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.
What were the odds on Takam vs Maldonado?
Carlos Takam was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Fabio Maldonado made his way into the ring at 14/1 (+1400) with oddsmakers.
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