Carlos Takam Vs. Jerry Forrest Results
A new main event headlines Top Rank’s latest fight night today, July 9. Inside the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas, two heavyweights are ready to put on a show.
The main event will be a bout between Carlos Takam and Jerry Forrest. Takam is replacing Jarrell Miller, who was caught again with performance-enhancing drugs in his system.
A former WBF Heavyweight Champion, Takam (38-5-1) is on a three-fight win streak. The 39-year-old Cameroonian-born star beat Fabio Maldonado in February. Signing with Top Rank in September, Takam has 28 wins via knockout.
Forrest (26-3) is coming off of a knockout win against Martez Williamson in September. It was a rebound following his first loss in 18 fights against Jermaine Franklin. An underdog in this bout as he was with Miller, Forrest is confident that he can take down whoever is in his way.
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Main Card (ESPN, 8 p.m.)
Carlos Takam def. Jerry Forrest via unanimous decision (96-94, 98-92, 97-93)
Carlos Castro def. Cesar Juarez via TKO
Joshafat Ortiz defeats Joshua Orta via majority decision (57-57, 58-56, 58-56)
Donte Stubbs defeats Fred Wilson via unanimous decision (58-54, 58-53, 58-53)