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Photos: Carlos Takam, Jerry Forrest - Ready For Battle in Las Vegas

MGM Conference Center, MGM Grand - Carlos Takam (38-5-1, 28 KOs) vs. Jerry Forrest (26-3, 20 KOs) - 10 Rounds, Heavyweight. (photos by Mikey Williams)

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Takam has been at, or near, the top of the heavyweight hierarchy for the past decade. He is a former world title challenger who has won three fights in a row and is seeking another championship opportunity at the age of 39.

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A 2004 Olympian for his native Cameroon, Takam, who is co-promoted by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, has wins over former world title challengers Michael Grant and Tony Thompson.

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Forrest has suffered only one defeat since 2014, a controversial split decision against Jermaine Franklin last July. The winner of this main event will take a seismic step forward in the heavyweight landscape.

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Comment by JakeTheBoxer on 07-09-2020

Takam by a KO.

Comment by Tatabanya on 07-09-2020

[QUOTE=Mammoth;20648761]I don't see why people are picking Forrest for the upset[/QUOTE] Takam has been declining for a while, and Forrest has a decent left hook and is relatively quick. I'm not exactly sure that the upset WILL happen... but it…

Comment by REDEEMER on 07-09-2020

Forrest is supposed to win the fight I think he will narrowly get a controversial decision I could see Forrest winning 6 close enough rounds to a slower Takam in 2020 .

Comment by Mammoth on 07-09-2020

I don't see why people are picking Forrest for the upset

Comment by Rockybigblower on 07-08-2020

I also expect Takam to beat him down...but I suppose it will hurt less than getting clubbed by 320 pounds of juiced up Miller...so there's that.

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