Carlos Takam is a French professional boxer, who holds French and Cameroonian citizenship. He was born in Douala, Cameroon on December 6, 1980. Takam made his professional boxing debut at the age of 25 against Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf on December 10, 2005. He is yet to win a world title. Takam is 41 years old, he will turn 42 in 1 month and 29 days.
16 years and 9 months into his professional boxing career, Carlos Takam has fought 47 times with 39 wins, 7 losses, and 1 draw. As of October 2022, Takam's boxing record stands at 39-7-1 (28 KOs). In total, he has fought 255 rounds of professional boxing in 47 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||0|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||0|
|Losses via KO||4|
|47||Sep 16, 2022||41||Arslanbek Makhmudov||Loss||UD|
|46||Jul 24, 2021||40||Joe Joyce||Loss||TKO6|
|45||Jul 9, 2020||39||Jerry Forrest||Win||UD|
|44||Feb 28, 2020||39||Fábio Maldonado||Win||UD|
|43||Sep 14, 2019||38||Craig Lewis||Win||UD|
|42||Dec 22, 2018||38||Senad Gashi||Win||TKO7|
|41||Jul 28, 2018||37||Derek Chisora||Loss||TKO8|
|40||Oct 28, 2017||36||Anthony Joshua||Loss||TKO10|
|39||Jun 17, 2017||36||Ivica Bacurin||Win||KO2|
|38||Jan 29, 2017||36||Marcin Rekowski||Win||KO4|
|37||May 21, 2016||35||Joseph Parker||Loss||UD|
|36||Nov 28, 2015||34||George Arias||Win||UD|
|35||Jun 13, 2015||34||Michael Sprott||Win||KO5|
|34||Apr 10, 2015||34||Marcelo Luiz Nascimento||Win||KO4|
|33||Oct 24, 2014||33||Alexander Povetkin||Loss||KO10|
|32||Jun 6, 2014||33||Tony Thompson||Win||UD|
|31||Jan 18, 2014||33||Mike Perez||Draw||MD|
|30||Dec 20, 2013||33||Jakov Gospic||Win||KO3|
|29||May 24, 2013||32||Michael Grant||Win||TKO8|
|28||Dec 14, 2012||32||Ivica Perković||Win||TKO3|
|27||May 26, 2012||31||Tomáš Mrázek||Win||PTS|
|26||Mar 31, 2012||31||Francois Botha||Win||TKO11|
|25||Dec 2, 2011||30||Samir Kurtagić||Win||PTS|
|24||Apr 29, 2011||30||Gbenga Oloukun||Win||RTD6|
|23||Nov 26, 2010||29||Levan Jomardashvili||Win||TKO3|
|22||Jul 2, 2010||29||Pavel Dolgovs||Win||TKO4|
|21||May 29, 2010||29||Humberto Évora||Win||KO2|
|20||Oct 24, 2009||28||Roman Kracik||Win||KO1|
|19||Jun 27, 2009||28||Grégory Tony||Loss||UD|
|18||Apr 10, 2009||28||Stéphane Tessier||Win||PTS|
|17||Sep 18, 2008||27||Humberto Évora||Win||KO2|
|16||Jun 5, 2008||27||Daniel Bispo||Win||TKO3|
|15||Apr 17, 2008||27||Norbert Sallai||Win||KO1|
|14||Feb 21, 2008||27||Daniil Peretyatko||Win||TKO5|
|13||Nov 15, 2007||26||János Somogyi||Win||TKO2|
|12||Jun 2, 2007||26||Cătălin Zmărăndescu||Win||TKO2|
|11||May 11, 2007||26||Ioan Mihai||Win||RTD2|
|10||May 1, 2007||26||János Somogyi||Win||TKO2|
|9||Feb 24, 2007||26||Ioan Teosorejus||Win||RTD2|
|8||Dec 2, 2006||25||Leon Nzama-Nawezhi||Win||PTS|
|7||Jul 15, 2006||25||Roger Foe||Win||TKO1|
|6||Jun 1, 2006||25||Ioan Mihai||Win||KO1|
|5||May 1, 2006||25||Harry Duiven Jr.||Win||KO1|
|4||Apr 14, 2006||25||Ibrahim Camara||Win||TKO3|
|3||Mar 25, 2006||25||Valentin Marinel||Win||TKO3|
|2||Feb 7, 2006||25||Thierry Guezouli||Win||PTS|
|1||Dec 10, 2005||25||Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf||Win||PTS|
Carlos Takam started boxing professionally at 25 years of age; he debuted against Zine Eddine Benmakhlouf on December 10, 2005, and defeated Benmakhlouf via 6 round PTS.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 36 on October 28, 2017 after 39 professional fights against Anthony Joshua for the WBA (Super) and IBF titles. Takam lost to Joshua via 10th round TKO.
Takam's notable victories include wins over Michael Grant, Senad Gashi, Marcin Rekowski, Marcelo Luiz Nascimento, Michael Sprott, Tony Thompson, and Fábio Maldonado. For a complete list of Takam's best performances refer to Carlos Takam's best fights.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Russian boxer Arslanbek Makhmudov on September 16, 2022. Takam lost the fight via 10 round unanimous decision. It's been 21 days since this fight.
Takam has knocked out 28 of his 47 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 59.6%. Of his total 39 wins, 28 of them have been via KO (71.8%).
Carlos Takam has had a total of seven losses in 47 fights — one of them in a title bout and six in non-title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Grégory Tony via 8 round UD in his 19th fight — his 18 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. He has been stopped four times and lost three times via decision.
Arslanbek Makhmudov, Joe Joyce, Derek Chisora, Anthony Joshua, and Joseph Parker are some of the boxers who have beaten Takam. For more details about these defeats, refer to All of Carlos Takam's losses.