Anthony Joshua held his IBF and WBA world heavyweight titles on Saturday night when Carlos Takam turned into the twentieth warrior to lose to the Brit in an expert session.
Takam, who had won 35 of his 39 battles before confronting Joshua, bloodied the nose of his adversary in cycle two however he did as such with his head, as opposed to his hands.
The two warriors were seeping in the fourth when Takam went down yet he fought on intrepidly notwithstanding a slice to eye. The Cameroonian-Frenchman practically kept going 10 adjusts before arbitrator Phil Edwards halted the battle after Joshua handled some overwhelming shots.
At the season of the stoppage, the British champion was obviously ahead on the cards of each of the three judges scoring the battle from ringside.
American Ron McNair had given each of the nine rounds to the IBF and WBA ruler, while Poland’s Pawel Kardyni and Britain’s Michael Alexander gave the challenger a singular session.
Sportsmail’s Jeff Powell was ringside at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. He additionally had Joshua well ahead after nine rounds. Be that as it may, he felt the challenger had done what’s necessary to win three rounds. His full scorecard is beneath.