Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Yarde vs Azeez?
Anthony Yarde could fight Dan Azeez in Spring 2024 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Yarde vs Azeez stats
Anthony Yarde would step into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 23 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Dan Azeez would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Yarde would have a massive power advantage over Azeez, boosting at 96% knock out percentage over Azeez's 65%.
Anthony Yarde is the younger man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Yarde has a height advantage of 2 inches over Azeez. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Anthony Yarde & Dan Azeez fight out of an orthodox stance.
Yarde is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Azeez, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He has fought 29 less professional rounds, 100 to Azeez's 129.
Anthony Yarde goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO, 8 by the IBF and 4 by the RING at light heavyweight.
Dan Azeez is currently ranked number 2 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 3 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 6 by the RING in the 175lb division.
Yarde vs Azeez form
Anthony Yarde has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Jorge Silva on 23rd September 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against Stefani Koykov on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Telford International Centre, Telford.
Before that, he had beat Lyndon Arthur on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
He had defeated Alex Theran on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.
Azeez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Thomas Faure on 11th March 2023 by technical decision in their 12 round contest at Zenith Paris - La Villette, Paris, France.
Previous to that, he had won against Rocky Fielding on 17th December 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight and CBC Commonwealth Super Middleweight championship fight at Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Shakan Pitters on 3rd September 2022 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Before that, he had beat Reece Cartwright on 26th March 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Wembley Arena, Wembley.
He had won against Hosea Burton on 20th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Dan Azeez has been fighting more than Anthony Yarde.
Anthony Yarde last fought 6 months and 7 days ago, while Dan Azeez's last outing was 1 year and 19 days ago.
Yarde's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Azeez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
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