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 8 months and 30 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 19 wins and 1 loss, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lyndon Arthur would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Yarde would have advantage in power over Arthur, with a 95% knock out percentage over Arthur's 75%.
Anthony Yarde is the younger man by 1 year, at 28 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 14 more professional rounds, 64 to Arthur's 50.
Anthony Yarde goes into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC and 6 by the WBO in the 175lb division.
Yarde vs Arthur form
Anthony Yarde has stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Diego Jair Ramirez on 8th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Discoteca Memphis, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Travis Reeves on 8th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had won against Walter Gabriel Sequeira on 20th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Brentwood Centre, Essex.
He had beat Dariusz Sek on 23rd June 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Arthur remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 1 of his last 2 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Emmanuel Anim on 12th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at First Direct Arena, Leeds, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Andrzej Soldra on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 1st round at First Direct Arena, Leeds.