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Eleider Alvarez vs Anthony Yarde preview
When is Alvarez vs Yarde?
Eleider Alvarez could take on Anthony Yarde in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Alvarez vs Yarde stats
Eleider Alvarez would step into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Anthony Yarde would make his way to the ring with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Yarde would have a massive power advantage over Alvarez, boosting at 96% knock out percentage over Alvarez's 52%.
Eleider Alvarez is the older man by 7 years, at 38 years old.
Alvarez has 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Eleider Alvarez & Anthony Yarde fight out of an orthodox stance.
Alvarez is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 years and 8 months earlier than Yarde, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 91 more professional rounds, 189 to Yarde's 98.
Anthony Yarde is currently ranked number 3 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO, 12 by the IBF and 6 by the RING in the 175lb division.
Alvarez vs Yarde form
Alvarez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Joe Smith Jr on 22nd August 2020 by knockout in the 9th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Michael Seals on 18th January 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sergey Kovalev on 2nd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Before that, he had won against Sergey Kovalev on 4th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey.
He had beat Jean Pascal on 3rd June 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
Anthony Yarde has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Artur Beterbiev on 28th January 2023 by majority decision in the 8th round in their IBF World Light heavyweight, WBC World Light heavyweight and WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Stefani Koykov on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Telford International Centre, Telford.
Going into that contest, he had won against Lyndon Arthur on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
Before that, he had defeated Alex Theran on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.
He had lost to Lyndon Arthur on 5th December 2020 by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at Church House, London.
In terms of recent activity, Anthony Yarde has been fighting more than Eleider Alvarez.
Eleider Alvarez last fought 2 years, 7 months and 6 days ago, while Anthony Yarde's last outing was 2 months ago.
Alvarez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 2 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Yarde's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
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