WBA, IBF and IBO Anthony Joshua forced a week before his appearance on the ring to regroup under a new opponent.
The new leader of the heavyweight division on 28 October in Cardiff had to spend a mandatory defense of the IBF title against Kubrat Pulev, but the Bulgarians during sparring tore his pectoral muscle and missed the chance three years later re-enter the championship fight.
Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn in comments to the British press confirmed the information about the injury Bullet, and called the name of the boxer, which will replace the Challenger. Pulev is October 28, the ring will be the third number one IBF Carlos Takam.
“When they announced the fight with a Bullet, I agreed with the team Takama, so Carlos also began to prepare for battle.
For Anthony this is a difficult situation, because he carefully prepared to the style and growth of Bullet, and now will meet with a completely different style and challenge Takama,” said Hearn.
For Anthony Joshua’s fight with Carlos takama will be the first since the epic victory over Wladimir Klitschko. The Briton, moving from a knockdown in the 11th round knockout over Ukrainian veteran than bowed in order to retirement.
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