Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Yarde vs Reeves?
Anthony Yarde beat Travis Reeves by technical knockout in the 5th round on Friday 8th March 2019 at Royal Albert Hall 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 Daniel Dubois beating Razvan Cojanu. Also, on the undercard Liam Williams beat Joe Mullender for the BBBOC British Middleweight belt and Johnny Garton was overcome by Chris Jenkins for the BBBOC British Welterweight title.
Yarde vs Reeves stats
Back in March 2019, Anthony Yarde stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Travis Reeves made his way to the ring with a record of 17 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Yarde had a massive power advantage over Reeves, boosting at 94% knock out percentage over Reeves' 41%.
Anthony Yarde was the younger man by 11 years, at 28 years old.
Both Anthony Yarde & Travis Reeves fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yarde was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 1 month later than Reeves, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 15 less professional rounds, 103 to Reeves' 118.
Anthony Yarde went into the fight ranked number 2 by the WBO at light heavyweight.
Yarde vs Reeves form
Anthony Yarde had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Walter Gabriel Sequeira on 20th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Brentwood Centre, Essex, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Dariusz Sek on 23rd June 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tony Averlant on 24th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at York Hall, London.
Before that, he had defeated Nikola Sjekloca on 9th December 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Copper Box Arena, London.
He had won against Norbert Nemesapati on 16th September 2017 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Copper Box Arena, London.
Yarde's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 5 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 17 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 Reeves start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM GMT at Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Yarde vs Reeves?
Anthony Yarde was a 1/100 (-10000) favourite going into the contest, while Travis Reeves made his way into the ring at 16/1 (+1600) with oddsmakers.