Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-10-28, some good exchanges but it is not enough to get three stars: the boxing match Martin Bakole vs Carlos Takam gets two (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2023).
Takam vs Bakole is scheduled to take place Saturday, October 28th, at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), in a 10-round heavyweight (over 200 lbs, 90.7 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou – Battle of the Baddest. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Martin Bakole record
Martin Bakole Ilunga entered this fight with a professional record of 19-1-0 (14 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.12 heavyweight in the world.
He suffered his only loss when he faced Michael Hunter in 2018, since then he has won seven fights beating Haruna Osumanu, Tony Yoka (Tony Yoka vs Martin Bakole) and Ihor Shevadzutskyi in his last three (Martin Bakole vs Ihor Shevadzutskyi).
Carlos Takam record
His opponent, the former Olympian Carlos Takam, has an official record of 40-7-1 (28 knockouts) and he entered as the No.19 in the heavyweight division.
He lost two consecutive bouts between 2021 and 2022, against Joe Joyce (Joe Joyce vs Carlos Takam) and Arslanbek Makhmudov (Arslanbek Makhmudov vs Carlos Takam) but then he came back to win with Tony Yoka in March 2023 (Tony Yoka vs Carlos Takam).
Here is the Battle of the Baddest: Fury vs Ngannou full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN / ESPN+ and DAZN PPV)
Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou
Fabio Wardley vs David Adeleye
Joseph Parker vs Simon Kean
Arslanbek Makhmudov vs Junior Anthony Wright
Moses Itauma vs Istvan Bernath
Martin Bakole Ilunga vs Carlos Takam
Jack McGann vs Alcibiade Duran
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Martin Bakole Ilunga vs Carlos Takam as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Bakole vs Takam fight?
Martin Bakole Ilunga defeated Carlos Takam via TKO at 2:15, round 4.