Yarde vs Spelman Info
Anthony Yarde beat Dec Spelman by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 12th September 2020 at BT Sport Studio in London.
The fight took place over rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Yarde vs Spelman stats
Anthony Yarde stepped into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Dec Spelman made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 4 loses and draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Yarde had a massive power advantage over Spelman, boosting at 95% knock out percentage over Spelman's 50%.
Anthony Yarde was the older man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Yarde had a height advantage of 1 inch over Spelman.
Both Anthony Yarde & Dec Spelman fought out of an orthodox stance.
Yarde was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2015, 7 months later than Spelman, who’s first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 30 less professional rounds, 70 to Spelman's 100.
Anthony Yarde went into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 12 by the IBF in the 175lb division.
Yarde vs Spelman form
Anthony Yarde had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Diego Jair Ramirez on 8th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Discoteca Memphis, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Sergey Kovalev on 24th August 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Travis Reeves on 8th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Walter Gabriel Sequeira on 20th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Brentwood Centre, Essex.
He had won against Dariusz Sek on 23rd June 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Spelman had lost to all of his last 2 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Lyndon Arthur on 31st July 2020 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had lost to Shakan Pitters on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Yarde's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 7 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.
Spelman's last 2 fights had come over a period of 10 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
What time did Yarde vs Spelman start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:20 pm BST at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom, which was 6:20 pm EST or 3:20 pm PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Yarde vs Spelman?
Yarde vs Spelman was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.