Artur Beterbiev vs. Anthony Yarde: The Big Fight Preview

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Anthony Yarde looks to become a world champion at the second time of asking when he takes on IBF, WBC and WBO light heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev in London.

The odds are stacked against Yarde who is facing an opponent who has won all 18 of his professional fights by knockout. 

For Beterbiev, this is a chance to make a statement as he pursues WBA title holder Dmitry Bivol for an undisputed clash later this year. 

Beterbiev vs. Yarde coverage

Beterbiev vs. Yarde weigh-in results

Both men weighed in at 174.5lbs.

When is Beterbiev vs. Yarde? Date, start time

  • Date: Saturday, January 28    
  • Main card: 2 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. GMT    
  • Main event ringwalks (approx): 5.30 p.m. ET / 10.30 p.m. GMT

The main card is set to get underway at 2 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. GMT with the main event ringwalks scheduled for 5.30 p.m. ET / 10.30 p.m. GMT. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights. 

What channel/stream is Beterbiev vs. Yarde?

  • U.S.:  ESPN+
  • UK: BT Sport

The fight will be broadcast on ESPN+ in the U.S. (click here for more information), while BT Sport will stream the fight in the UK. 

Where is the Beterbiev vs. Yarde fight?

The fight will take place at the OVO Arena in Wembley, London.

Artur Beterbiev record and bio

  • Date of Birth: January 21, 1985
  • Height: 5' 11.5"     
  • Reach: 73"   
  • Total Fights: 18
  • Record: 18-0 (18 KOs)   

Anthony Yarde record and bio

  • Nationality: British
  • Date of Birth: August 12, 1991   
  • Height: 6' 0"     
  • Reach: 72"   
  • Total Fights: 25
  • Record: 23-2 (22 KOs)   

Beterbiev vs. Yarde fight card

  • Artur Beterbiev vs. Anthony Yarde; For Beterbiev's IBF, WBA and WBC light heavyweight titles
  • Artem Dalakian vs. David Jimenez; For Dalakian's WBA flyweight title
  • Willy Hutchinson vs. Emil Markic; For the vacant WBO Inter-Continental light heavyweight title
  • Karol Ituma vs. Ezequiel Osvaldo; For the vacant WBC international light heavyweight title
  • Charles Frankham vs. Joshua Ocampo; Super featherweight
  • Umar Khan vs. Sandeep Singh Bhatti; Featherweight
  • Sean Noakes vs. Santiago Garces; Welterweight
  • Tommy Fletcher vs. Darryl Sharp; Cruiserweight
  • Joshua Frankham vs. Joe Hardy; Welterweight
  • Khalid Ali vs. Ivica Gogosevic; Super welterweight
  • Moses Itauma vs. TBA; Heavyweight

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