Arthur vs Yarde Info
Lyndon Arthur will face the challenge of Anthony Yarde on Saturday 5th December 2020 at Church House in London.
The fight will be contested over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Arthur will be defending CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Emmanuel Anim in October 2019. He had held this belt for 1 year 1 month and 17 days.
Arthur vs Yarde stats
Lyndon Arthur steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins and zero loses, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Anthony Yarde will make his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins and 1 loss, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Yarde has a large advantage in power over Arthur, boosting at 95% knock out percentage over Arthur's 71%.
Lyndon Arthur is the same age as Anthony Yarde, at 29 years old.
Arthur has a height advantage of 2 inches over Yarde.
Both Lyndon Arthur & Anthony Yarde fight out of an orthodox stance.
Arthur is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 4 months later than Yarde, who’s first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 8 less professional rounds, 62 to Yarde's 70.
Lyndon Arthur goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBO and 6 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Anthony Yarde is currently ranked number 9 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO, 10 by the IBF and 9 by the RING in the 175lb division.
Arthur vs Yarde form
Arthur remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 3 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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.
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 defeated Travis Reeves on 8th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom.
He had won against Walter Gabriel Sequeira on 20th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Brentwood Centre, Essex.
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.
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.
What time does Arthur vs Yarde start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 pm GMT at Church House, London, United Kingdom, which is 5:00 pm EST or 2:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America.
Who is showing Arthur vs Yarde?
Arthur vs Yarde will be broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK, while the fight will be broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
How do you stream Arthur vs Yarde?
In the UK you can stream Arthur vs Yarde on BT Sport, and all their boxing cards, via the BT Sport app and online player. This is included for free if you order BT Sport on Sky TV, TalkTalk TV or BT TV. If you don’t have a TV package, it’s only available as a standalone app to existing or new BT broadband customers. Note, it’s not currently available on Roku or NowTV sticks, or games consoles.
The stream is free for existing BT Sport 1 customers, while 1 month (for tv) costs £25.
In the US you can stream Arthur vs Yarde via the ESPN+ app. This is a standalone service from regular ESPN, so you don’t need to be an existing TV subscriber. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others. It also has a 7-day free trial.
7 days of ESPN+ is free, while 1 month costs $5.99.