OVO Arena Wembley, London, United Kingdom
Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight
Who won Yarde vs Silva?
Anthony Yarde beat Jorge Silva by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 23rd September 2023 at OVO Arena Wembley 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 Zhilei Zhang beating Joe Joyce for the WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Pierce O Leary beat Kane Gardner and Zach Parker defeated Khalid Graidia.
Yarde vs Silva stats
Back in September 2023, Anthony Yarde stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws.
Jorge Silva made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws.
Anthony Yarde was the younger man by 7 years, at 32 years old.
Both Anthony Yarde & Jorge Silva fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yarde was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2015, 10 year and 10 months later than Silva, whose first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 65 less professional rounds, 100 to Silva's 165.
Anthony Yarde went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 9 by the WBO and 8 by the IBF at light heavyweight.
Yarde vs Silva form
Anthony Yarde had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had 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 won against Stefani Koykov on 19th November 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at Telford International Centre, Telford.
Going into that contest, he had beat 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 defeated 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.
Yarde's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
What time did Yarde vs Silva start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at OVO Arena Wembley, London, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
What were the odds on Yarde vs Silva?
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