Boxing: Carlos Takam will take over for Kubrat Pulev in a Fight against Anthony Joshua
27. October 2017 – 9:57 PM
The first Fight of the Post-Klitschko Era
WBA and IBF champion of the world Anthony Joshua gets for his first Fight after the knockout victory over Wladimir Klitschko has a new opponent in front of the fists. Kubrat Pulev, a mandatory Challenger for the British, unable to compete due to a shoulder injury. For the Bulgarians, the Frenchman Carlos Takam jumps into the breach. RTL transfers the fight on 28. October 23.10 live (or online in the RTL-Live-Stream TVNOW.de and in the TV NOW App).
Difficult Situation for Joshua
"I have received from Promoter Kalle Sauerland a call that Pulev was hurt. In order for the Challenger right on went to Carlos Takam ", Joshua’s Promoter Eddie Hearn said .
For his protégé, the exchange was a difficult Situation. "Anthony has prepared mentally for the style and size of Pulev, now he has to adjust to a completely new Situation. He has not experienced in his career before ", so Hearn.
Already 70,000 Tickets sold
Takam was prepared as a replacement fighter on a possible Clash with Joshua. The 36-year-old Takam, since its exchange in 2005, after France, professional, and has won 39 Fights 35, 27 of them in advance.
The fight on 28. October in the Principality Stadium from Cardiff have already been sold over 70,000 Tickets .