Artur Beterbiev faces a title defence against his British WBO mandatory, Anthony Yarde, to kickstart his 2023.
Beterbiev last fought Joe Smith Jr. in June and delivered an impressive knockout in the second round.
Yarde's most recent action came in November, when he followed up a win in his Lyndon Arthur rematch with success over Stefani Koykov.
The winner could go on to fight Dmitry Bivol, who holds the division's WBA strap, in an undisputed clash.
Here's everything you need to know about Beterbiev vs. Yarde.
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