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Keyshawn Davis vs Anthony Yigit preview
When is Davis vs Yigit?
Keyshawn Davis is set to face Anthony Yigit on Saturday 8th April 2023 at Prudential Center in Newark.
The fight is scheduled for 10 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit will be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
This fight will appear on the undercard of Shakur Stevenson's and Shuichiro Yoshino's clash for the WBC World Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Jared Anderson's and George Arias' bout.
Davis vs Yigit stats
Keyshawn Davis steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 7 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Anthony Yigit will make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 10 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Davis has a massive power advantage over Yigit, boosting at 71% knock out percentage over Yigit's 38%.
Keyshawn Davis is the younger man by 7 years, at 24 years old.
Davis has a height advantage of 2 inches over Yigit. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Keyshawn Davis & Anthony Yigit fight out of an orthodox stance.
Davis is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 22 less fights, and made his debut in 2021, 7 year and 11 months later than Yigit, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 155 less professional rounds, 33 to Yigit's 188.
Keyshawn Davis goes into the fight ranked number 10 by the WBO and 14 by the IBF at lightweight.
Davis vs Yigit form
Davis remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Juan Carlos Burgos on 10th December 2022 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Omar Tienda on 23rd September 2022 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Prudential Center, Newark.
Going into that contest, he had beat Esteban Sanchez on 30th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had won against Jose Zaragoza on 11th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had beat Jose Antonio Meza on 8th May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at AT&T Stadium, Arlington.
Yigit has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Rolando Romero on 17th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at AT&T Center, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Siar Ozgul on 28th June 2019 by points in the 8th round at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Sandro Hernandez on 4th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Fraport Arena, Hessen, Germany.
Before that, he had been beaten by Ivan Baranchyk on 27th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Lakefront Arena, Louisiana, New Orleans, United States.
He had defeated Joe Hughes on 2nd December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Leicester Arena, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.
In terms of recent activity, Keyshawn Davis has been fighting more than Anthony Yigit.
Keyshawn Davis last fought 3 months and 21 days ago, while Anthony Yigit's last outing was 1 year, 8 months and 14 days ago.
Davis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
Yigit's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.
What time does Davis vs Yigit start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at Prudential Center, Newark, United States, which is around 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who is showing Davis vs Yigit?
Davis vs Yigit will be broadcast on ESPN in the US, while the fight will be broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.
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What are the odds on Davis vs Yigit?
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