Joshua will be defending his IBF and WBA heavyweight world titles against a makeshift opponent in Carlos Takam who was last minute replacement to mandatory challenger Kubret Pulev withdrew two weeks before fight because of injury.
The main-event will be starting anytime after pm uk time while the undercards starting at around pm uk time and Sky Box Office will have live coverage of this game. Joshua hit the scale at his career heaviest weighing at 18st 2lb, just over 2 stones heavier than challenger Takam who himself hit the scale at 16st Anthony Joshua is getting into the ring for the first time since getting the better of Wladimir Klitschko back in April Kubret Pulev would have made a better fight than Carlos Takam well atleast on paper but Joshua is determined to put the fight to bed within first 5 rounds.
There is large expectation that Joshua will be fighting Deontay Wilder sometime in and Takam fight will serve as tune-up to the major bout. Carlos Takam has been around the block for ages, he already have 39 fights under his belt but he himself stated that this will be his biggest fight of the career and he will give it all on the night where he can become a hero.