Yarde vs Arthur Info
Anthony Yarde will face the challenge of Lyndon Arthur in Autumn/Fall 2020 at O2 Arena in London.
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).
Arthur will be defending his CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Emmanuel Anim in October 2019. He has held this belt for 11 months and 10 days.
This fight will appear on the undercard of Daniel Dubois' and Joe Joyce's clash.
Yarde vs Arthur stats
Anthony Yarde would step into the ring with a record of 20 wins and 1 loss, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lyndon Arthur would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Yarde would have a large advantage in power over Arthur, boosting at 95% knock out percentage over Arthur's 71%.
Anthony Yarde is the same age as Lyndon Arthur, at 29 years old.
Arthur has a height advantage of 2 inches over Yarde.
Both Anthony Yarde & Lyndon Arthur fight out of an orthodox stance.
Yarde is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Arthur, who’s first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 8 more professional rounds, 70 to Arthur's 62.
Anthony Yarde goes into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 12 by the IBF and 10 by the RING in the 175lb division.
Lyndon Arthur is currently ranked number 7 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Yarde vs Arthur form
Anthony Yarde has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Dec Spelman on 12th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Diego Jair Ramirez on 8th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Discoteca Memphis, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sergey Kovalev on 24th August 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia.
Before that, he had won against Travis Reeves on 8th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom.
He had beat Walter Gabriel Sequeira on 20th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Brentwood Centre, Essex.
Arthur remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 3 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Dec Spelman on 31st July 2020 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Emmanuel Anim on 12th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Going into that contest, he had won against Andrzej Soldra on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at First Direct Arena, Leeds.
Yarde's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 10 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
Arthur's last 3 fights have come over a period of 1 year 1 month and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.3 rounds on average.