The official weigh-in for Saturday’s IBF/WBA/IBO Heavyweight championship fight between undefeated world champion Anthony Joshua and IBF number three rated Heavyweight contender Carlos Takam took place on Friday in Cardiff, Wales. The official weights for the entire card are as follows.
Main Event: IBF/WBA/IBO Heavyweight world championship – 12Rds.
Anthony Joshua (Champion) 254lbs. vs. Carlos Takam (Challenger) 235 1/2lbs.
Vacant WBC Silver Heavyweight championship – 12Rds.
Robert Helenius 248 1/2lbs. vs. Dillian Whyte 247 1/2lbs.
WBA Jr. Bantamweight world championship – 12Rds.
Khalid Yafai (Champion) 114 1/2lbs. vs. Sho Ishida (Challenger) 114 1/2lbs.
Vacant WBA Women’s Lightweight world championship – 10Rds.
Anahi Sanchez 136lbs. vs. Katie Taylor 134 1/2lbs.
British Light-Heavyweight championship – 12Rds.
Frank Buglioni (Champion) 174 1/2lbs. vs. Craig Richards (Challenger) 173lbs.
Lightweight – 8Rds.
Joe Cordina 134 1/2lbs. vs. Lesther Cantillano 132lbs.
(*Bouts also scheduled to take place on this card, Official weights for some* participants in these bouts are unavailable as of this writing.)
Light-Heavyweight – 6Rds.
Joshua Buatsi 176lbs. vs. Saidou Sall*
Cruiserweight – 6Rds.
Adam Williams* vs. Lawrence Okolie 201lbs.
Heavyweight – 6Rds.
Scott Saward* vs. David Allen 237lbs.
Joshua vs. Takam takes place Tonight (Satuday, October 28th) at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. The fight can be seen in the United States on Showtime Sports beginning at 5PM ET/2PM PT and will also be available for streaming on the Showtime and Showtime Anytime apps. For more information about Showtime, Showtime Sports, the Showtime and Showtime Anytime apps, and for channel listings please visit: www.sho.com. In the United Kingdom and Ireland, the card can be seen on a pay-per-view basis on Sky Box Office beginning at 6PM (Local UK Time) for €24.95 HD/€19.95 Standard Definition. For ordering information please visit: https://my.sky.com/orderboxoffice/
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