Joe Joyce vs Carlos Takam: Air time and how to live stream WBC heavyweight clash
Though Carlos Takam has 10 years more experience than Joe Joyce, the current rankings place Joyce in a higher position than Takam
Fans are eagerly awaiting a power-packed WBC eliminator clash between British heavyweight icons Joe Joyce and Carlos Takam. The fight is scheduled to take place at a time when Joyce remains nearly undefeated in the professional domain, winning over four of his last five opponents. Meanwhile, Takam also stands in a commendable position after stopping three of the last five opponents. Presently, Joyce is ranked number five by the WBC whereas Takam stands at rank 14.
The fight is happening over 12 rounds in the heavyweight category. The stakes are quite high for the clash as the winner between Carlos and Takam can present a challenge to whoever ultimately wins among Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk on September 25, and Tyson Fury Vs Deontay Wilder on October 9, 2021. Read on to find out more about the date, time, player stats, schedule and streaming services for the Joyce Vs Takam bout.
Joe Joyce and Carlos Takam will face off on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 5 pm EST and 2 pm PST in the US.
The fight will take place at the SSE Arena in Wembley, London in the United Kingdom.
How to stream
Joyce vs Takam can be streamed in the US via Fite.tv on a pay-per-view basis. Once purchased, the match can be watched on Smart TV, phone, Desktop PC, Roku, Xbox, Chromecast and Apple TV. The charges for the same will be around $12.99. In the UK, the event will be streamed on BT Sport.
Latest player stats and forms
Joyce, 35, holds a record of 12 wins with zero losses and zero draws while 40-year-old Takam has a record of 39 wins, 5 losses and one draw. Out of 12, Joyce won 11 of the fights by the way of knock out while for Takam the number of knock out wins is 28.
Takam, a seasoned champion, has greater experience than Joyce by 11 years and 10 months. However, if the recent past is considered, Joyce is known to be fighting more than Takam. The current rankings also place Joyce in a higher position than Takam. In his last fight, Joyce defeated Daniel Dubois by a 10th round knockout at the CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight championship. Carlos Takam's last fight also yielded a victory for him, as he won against Jerry Forrest in a 10 round contest in July 2020.
Who will win?
According to Box.live, Takam has been placed at a (+100) to win the bout outright, while many are rooting for Joyce as well.