Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Yarde vs Koykov?
Anthony Yarde beat Stefani Koykov by knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 19th November 2022 at Telford International Centre in Telford.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Liam Davies' and Ionut Baluta's clash.
Yarde vs Koykov stats
Anthony Yarde stepped into the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Stefani Koykov made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
The stats suggested that Yarde and Koykov have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
Anthony Yarde was the older man by 31 years, at 31 years old.
Yarde had a height advantage of 2 inches over Koykov.
Both Anthony Yarde & Stefani Koykov fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yarde was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 3 years and 5 months earlier than Koykov, whose first professional fight was in 2018. He had fought 52 more professional rounds, 90 to Koykov's 38.
Anthony Yarde went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF at light heavyweight.
Yarde vs Koykov form
Anthony Yarde had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this 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, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against 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 defeated Diego Jair Ramirez on 8th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Discoteca Memphis, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain.
Yarde's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
What time did Yarde vs Koykov start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Telford International Centre, Telford, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Yarde vs Koykov?
Yarde vs Koykov was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.
What were the odds on Yarde vs Koykov?
Anthony Yarde was a 1/80 (-10000) favourite going into the contest, while Stefani Koykov made his way into the ring at 20/1 (+2000) with oddsmakers.