28 September 2015 Ivan Sarto

Carlos Takam, a Jury member for the Golden Podium Competition

Takam CarlosWe are happy to announce that heavyweight World Boxing Champion, Carlos Takam, will be a Jury member for the Golden Podium Competition!

Attracted by sport at a young age, he discovered athletics and quickly adhered to boxing and practiced it until the day he won his first cup. He participated in his first major battle where he was distinguished and selected for the African team. He became an African amateur champion in 2002. The tone is set:

– Bronze medal at the Africa Games in 2003;

– Selected for the Athens Olympic Games in 2004.

In 2005, he went into professional boxing. For this, he decided to entrust his career to a renowned trainer, the “machine to produce champions,” Mr. Joseph GERMAIN.

He won his first professional fight in 2005.

On April 29, 2011 he became WBO intercontinental Africa champion against the German Gbenga OLOUKUM;

On May 24, 2012 he was crowned WBF Intercontinental champion against the South African Francois BOTHAT.

On May 24, 2013 he became world champion in the WBF facing the American defending champion Michael Grant, former world challenger of Lennox LEWIS from the WBA and IBF.

On January 18, 2004 he faces Mike Perez at the Bell Centre in Montreal.

On 6 June 2014 he became world champion WBC Silver fighting against American Tony Thompson.

On October 24, 2014 he flew to Russia to defend his title against Alexander Povetkin.

On April 10, 2015 he faces MARCELO Luiz.

On June 13, 2015 he fights against Michael Sprott,

Today, ranked 9 in the WBC, he expects 3 fights to be ranked fifth in all global federations such as the WBC, WBA, IBF, WBO.

His honours: 35 fights, 32 wins with 25 KO, 1 draw, 2 losses.

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