June sixteenth, 2021
In a heavyweight starter to the USA fundamental occasion that includes Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder, Joe Joyce will combat Carlos Takam at The SSE Enviornment, Wembley, on Saturday, July 24.
Joyce will danger his lofty world rankings and assured future heavyweight title shot when he goes to battle with Takam, reside on BT Sport.
Frank Warren’s Queensberry will current this colossal occasion in affiliation with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing.
Harmful Joyce (12-0, 11 KOs) is again in motion for the primary time since his tenth-round win in opposition to Daniel Dubois final November when he captured the vacant European title and relieved Dubois of his British and Commonwealth titles.
Victory in opposition to former world title challenger Takam (39-5-1, 28 KOs) will cement Joe’s standing as the subsequent WBO necessary challenger.
Moreover his sky-high WBO rating, Joyce is ranked quantity six by the WBC for Fury’s crown and tenth for the IBF belt held by Joshua, who can also be WBA and WBO champion.
Joyce would love to raised Joshua, who stopped Takam within the tenth spherical of an IBF and WBA World title protection in October 2017.
Takam, who can be boxing in Britain for the fourth time when he faces Joyce, has been in nice kind just lately.
He has received 4 consecutive bouts and most just lately beat American Jerry Forrest in Las Vegas.
Takam stays fiercely formidable and is aware of that upsetting Joyce is his route again to the highest of the Heavyweight division.
Joe Joyce stated: “I solely need aggressive fights. However everybody needs to keep away from me. Carlos Takam didn’t even wish to spar me in Las Vegas. So I’m shocked he’s taken the combat.
“He has operated at a excessive degree for a very long time. However on July twenty fourth, I’ll activate the Juggernaut… and I’ll run him over.”
JOE DEGUARDIA (President of Star Boxing, Promoter of Carlos Takam): “Joyce-Takam is a big and compelling heavyweight combat.
“Definitely, if Carlos wins, it places him ready to take Joe Joyce’s #1 World rating and eventual World Title shot, so Carlos is extraordinarily anxious to capitalize on this chance”.
Carlos Takam added: “I’m enthusiastic about my combat on July twenty fourth! Hey Joe, let’s give the nice boxing followers within the UK an thrilling combat! Be prepared as a result of I’m an issue.”