From Mike Smith: Former heavy weight world title challenger Carlos Takam (36-5-1, 29 KOs) ended his two-fight losing streak in stopping little known potential Senad Gashi (17-2, 17 KOs) in the 7th round on Sky Box Office on Saturday night at the O2 Arena at London, England. Even the 38-year-old Takam started slowly in the initial six weeks, doing little, and maybe not pressing on the activity against the game however limited Spaniard Gashi. From the 7th round, Takam started casting PowerShots with conviction, and he placed Gashi down double in the around.
He first knock down by Takam was out of a upper cut. Moments later, Takam dropped Gashi for the next and last time at the 7th round with a left hook to the mind. It was a fantastic stoppage by Takam, who’d been throwing mostly arm shouts at the initial six weeks, and also maybe not showing some critical aggressiveness to get his rival out of there.
Gashi landed a lot of shots. It looked for a moment there that he had been on his way into pulling off an upset against a listless looking Takam, that didn’t show some fire until the 7th round. It seemed that Takam wished to get some rounds in against an over-matched competitor that had no business fighting with him. Takam vs. Gashi was inserted into the Dillian Whyte vs. Dereck Chisora II card only last week. It was never meant to be an aggressive struggle, however, Takam fought dumb enough to make it interesting.
After the struggle, Takam phoned out Dereck Chisora, that stopped him at the 8th round last July. It’s unclear why Takam didn’t predict out Anthony Joshua, that knocked him out in the 10th round last year at October or Joseph Parker,. Takam lost to Parker with way of a 12 round unanimous decision in May 2016.
“He [Gashi] was astonishing, ” I had been waiting for the sixth and seventh to attack,” Takam believed to Sky Sports Box Office. I want you Chisora, you are next. I’ll keep coming back into the UK, it will be my own house today. ”
It’ll be around Matchroom Boxing Promoter Eddie Hearn, also, of course, Chisora and Whyte. They don’t need to face Takam if they don’t need to. Both have sufficient cache never to be told that who they’re going to struggle by Hearn. It’s more likely that Hearn will direct Takam to a struggle against David Price or Dave Allen. Those are both viable conflicts . Takam would need to be regarded as a large favorite over Price and Allen when Hearn made some of those fights. Takam will have too much for Price. You can’t count Price out due to his size and punching power, however he would need to hop on Takam straight away by ass hurrying him otherwise he’ll get stopped.