Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Yarde vs Barrera?
Anthony Yarde could take on Sullivan Barrera in Summer 2022 at Leicester Arena in Leicester.
The fight would be scheduled for 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 Barrera stats
Anthony Yarde would step into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sullivan Barrera would make his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Yarde would have a massive power advantage over Barrera, boosting at 95% knock out percentage over Barrera's 64%.
Anthony Yarde is the younger man by 9 years, at 30 years old.
Barrera has a height advantage of 2 inches over Yarde. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Anthony Yarde & Sullivan Barrera fight out of an orthodox stance.
Yarde is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 5 year and 8 months later than Barrera, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 63 less professional rounds, 87 to Barrera's 150.
Anthony Yarde goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at light heavyweight.
Sullivan Barrera is currently ranked number 13 by the WBC in the 175lb division.
Yarde vs Barrera form
Anthony Yarde has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Lyndon Arthur on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Alex Theran on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Lyndon Arthur on 5th December 2020 by split decision in their CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at Church House, London.
Before that, he had beat Dec Spelman on 12th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at BT Sport Studio, London.
He had won against Diego Jair Ramirez on 8th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Discoteca Memphis, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain.
Sullivan Barrera has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Gilberto Ramirez on 9th July 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Banc of California Stadium, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had lost to Jesse Hart on 15th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Sean Monaghan on 3rd November 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Aviator Sports Complex, New York.
Before that, he had been beaten by Dmitry Bivol on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Hehad defeated Felix Valera on 25th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Anthony Yarde has been fighting more than Sullivan Barrera.
Anthony Yarde last fought 1 month and 18 days ago, while Sullivan Barrera's last outing was 6 months and 13 days ago.
Yarde's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.
Barrera's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Yarde vs Barrera?
Sullivan Barrera is currently (+100) to win the contest outright, while you can get (+100) on Anthony Yarde if you fancy the incredible upset.