Feb 10 2024
Saturday

Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom

10 round contest @ Light Heavyweight
Marko Nikolic
Nikolic
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24-3-0
TKO 3
TKO 3
32-3-0

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The tape

32
Age
34
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
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Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOTKOKOKOKO
Form
UDUDUDUDUD
24
Wins
32
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
3
Loses
3
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2013

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

3
The Ring
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4
WBA
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5
WBC
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6
WBO
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8
IBF
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Anthony Yarde vs Marko Nikolic report


Who won Yarde vs Nikolic?

Anthony Yarde beat Marko Nikolic by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 10th February 2024 at Copper Box Arena in London.

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 Hamzah Sheeraz beating Liam Williams for the CBC Commonwealth Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Sam Noakes beat Lewis Sylvester for the CBC Commonwealth Lightweight and BBBOC British Lightweight belts and Masood Abdulah defeated Qais Ashfaq.

Yarde vs Nikolic stats

Anthony Yarde stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws.

Marko Nikolic made his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws.

Anthony Yarde was the younger man by 2 years, at 32 years old.

Nikolic had a height advantage of 2 inches over Yarde.

Both Anthony Yarde & Marko Nikolic fought out of an orthodox stance.

Yarde was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 9 months later than Nikolic, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 81 less professional rounds, 103 to Nikolic's 184.

Anthony Yarde went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 6 by the WBO and 8 by the IBF at light heavyweight.

Yarde vs Nikolic form

Anthony Yarde had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat 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 beat Stefani Koykov on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Telford International Centre, Telford.

Before that, 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.

He had beat Alex Theran on 28th August 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Arena Birmingham, West Midlands.

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Yarde's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

What time did Yarde vs Nikolic start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM GMT at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 2:00 PM EST or 11:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Yarde vs Nikolic?

Yarde vs Nikolic was broadcast on TNT Sports 1 in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.

What were the odds on Yarde vs Nikolic?

Anthony Yarde was a 1/50 (-5000) favourite going into the contest, while Marko Nikolic made his way into the ring at 18/1 (+1800) with oddsmakers.

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