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Anthony Yarde vs Hosea Burton preview
When is Yarde vs Burton?
Anthony Yarde could face Hosea Burton in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United Kingdom.
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).
Yarde vs Burton stats
Anthony Yarde would step into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Hosea Burton would make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Yarde would have a massive power advantage over Burton, boosting at 96% knock out percentage over Burton's 46%.
Anthony Yarde is the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Burton has a height advantage of 4 inches over Yarde.
Both Anthony Yarde & Hosea Burton 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, 3 year and 1 month later than Burton, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 46 less professional rounds, 98 to Burton's 144.
Anthony Yarde goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO, 12 by the IBF and 6 by the RING at light heavyweight.
Yarde vs Burton form
Anthony Yarde has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Artur Beterbiev on 28th January 2023 by 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, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Stefani Koykov on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Telford International Centre, Telford.
Going into that contest, he had won against Lyndon Arthur on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round at Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
Before that, he had beat Alex Theran on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.
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.
Burton has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Dan Azeez on 20th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Liam Conroy on 25th June 2021 by knockout in the 6th round at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Ricards Bolotniks on 26th September 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Studio 69, Riga, Latvia.
Before that, he had won against Bob Ajisafe on 14th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Brentwood Centre, Essex, United Kingdom.
He had been beaten by Frank Buglioni on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
In terms of recent activity, Anthony Yarde has been fighting more than Hosea Burton.
Anthony Yarde last fought 2 months and 5 days ago, while Hosea Burton's last outing was 1 year, 4 months and 13 days ago.
Yarde's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
Burton's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.
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