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Anthony Joshua’s journey to becoming a national sporting treasure takes another step forward on Saturday as he headlines another massive Matchroom Sports World Championship bill at the Principality stadium in Cardiff.

His opponent is French based Cameroonian Carlos Takam, who replaces the injured Kubrat Pulev who withdrew with injury a couple of weeks ago. A boxer of Joshua’s calibre should have no real reason to stress over such a change as he has faced all types of opponents in his journey to Olympic gold and IBF and WBC professional titles.

His big enemy is complacency, however much a fighter thinks he is sharp and focused at the threat in hand it is easy to fall into the trap of taking your eye off the ball ever so slightly.

Time and again we have seen heavyweight greats come unstuck in fights like this. Our own Lennox Lewis destroyed by one punch unbelievably by the temperamental time bomb that was Oliver McCall in September 1994 and then getting it all wrong again in sensational fashion in Carnival City, South Africa in April 2001. Carlos Takam represents a serious threat if Joshua has relaxed his mindset in any way, his boxing record of only 3 losses in 39 fights is a credible one and with 27 of those wins coming by knockout he must be respected.

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