Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Buatsi vs Yarde?
Joshua Buatsi could fight Anthony Yarde in Summer 2024 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Buatsi vs Yarde stats
Joshua Buatsi would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero 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 25 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 24 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Yarde would have a large advantage in power over Buatsi, boosting at 96% knock out percentage over Buatsi's 72%.
Joshua Buatsi is the younger man by 2 years, at 30 years old.
Buatsi has a height advantage of 2 inches over Yarde. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Joshua Buatsi & Anthony Yarde fight out of an orthodox stance.
Buatsi is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 1 month later than Yarde, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 4 less professional rounds, 99 to Yarde's 103.
Joshua Buatsi goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF and 3 by the RING at light heavyweight.
Anthony Yarde is currently ranked number 4 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO, 7 by the IBF and 4 by the RING in the 175lb division.
Buatsi vs Yarde form
Buatsi remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Dan Azeez on 3rd February 2024 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight and CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at OVO Arena Wembley, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Pawel Stepien on 6th May 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Genting Arena, Birmingham.
Going into that contest, he had beat Craig Richards on 21st May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Ricards Bolotniks on 14th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Super World Light Flyweight eliminator fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
He had beat Daniel Blenda Dos Santos on 15th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
Anthony Yarde has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Marko Nikolic on 10th February 2024 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Hackney Wick, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Jorge Silva on 23rd September 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, Wembley.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Artur Beterbiev on 28th January 2023 by knockout 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.
Before that, he had won against Stefani Koykov on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Telford International Centre, Telford.
He had defeated Lyndon Arthur on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
In terms of recent activity, Anthony Yarde has been fighting more than Joshua Buatsi.
Joshua Buatsi last fought 5 months and 23 days ago, while Anthony Yarde's last outing was 5 months and 16 days ago.
Buatsi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Yarde's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.
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