Photos: Yaya Touré congratulates Anthony Joshua‏ after the win over Carlos Takam #JoshuaTakam

October 29, 2017 8:59 pm

Anthony Joshua endured a frustrating night before eventually stopping Carlos Takam and defending his IBF and WBA heavyweight titles in 10 rounds in Cardiff.

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In his first fight since ending the career of the great and once-dominant Wladimir Klitschko, 28-year-old Joshua required his advantages in size, speed and power to gradually wear down his previously little-known opponent from France.
Bigger fights against superior opponents are expected to follow in 2018 – but in defeating his mandatory challenger and excluding that with Klitschko, the Briton unexpectedly faced the toughest match-up of his career.
Man City and Ivory Coast midfielder. Yaya Toure took to his official Twitter account to congratulate Joshua:

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Below, Anthony Joshua with his Nigerian Dad, Robert Joshua, after the win over the Cameroonian, Carlos Takam.

Anthony Joshua making his entrance to the ring during his fight with Takam, with Ojuelegba by Wizkid playing as his entrance theme song.

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