Everything You Need To Know Ahead Of Lyndon Arthur Vs Anthony Yarde II

Where? When? How to watch? Here's what you need to know ahead of this weekend's tasty rematch in London
06:55, 29 Nov 2021

Almost a year to the day since their first meeting, light-heavyweights Lyndon Arthur and Anthony Yarde will do battle once again this weekend.

Yarde, a former WBO title challenger, will be out for revenge after finding himself on the wrong end of a split decision on the judges’ cards last time around, while Arthur looks to keep his unbeaten record in tact. Here’s everything you need to know as two stars of the 175lb division look to put themselves in the frame for a world title shot.

Where: Copper Box Arena, London

When: Saturday, December 4. TV coverage begins at 7pm

How To Watch: Live and exclusive on BT Sport 1

Tale Of The Tape: 

Arthur

Place Of Birth: Manchester

Age: 30

Alias: ‘King Arthur’

Record: 19-0 (13)

Height: 6’2’’

Stance: Orthodox 

Last Fight:

Lyndon Arthur has fought once since beating Yarde last December,  maintaining his undefeated record with a ninth-round stoppage over Italy’s Davide Faraci at the Royal Albert Hall in July.

Yarde

Place Of Birth: Ilford, Essex

Age: 30

Alias: ‘The Beast From The East’

Record: 21-2 (20)

Height: 6’0’’

Stance: Orthodox 

Last Fight:

Anthony Yarde has been inactive since his defeat to Saturday’s opponent a year ago. 

Anthony Yarde
Anthony Yarde

What They Say:

Arthur

“Yarde and myself are fighters and just want to settle our business next month.

“I guess Yarde and myself are the same sort of people and whenever I have met him there isn’t any animosity. He is in my division and we have to fight."

Yarde

"I just said make the rematch happen. I don’t b*tch, I don’t do excuses. Judges said I lost. The fight went the way it went and that’s it. 

"If I land a shot and knock him down I won't wait for him to recover. I will finish the job. I am going to knock him out." 

Full Card:

Anthony Yarde v Lyndon Athur

Hamzah Sheeraz v Bradley Skeete 

Sam Noakes v Shaun Cooper

Dennis McCann v TBA

Karol Itauma v Michal Gazdik

Charles Frankham v Lee Glover

Masood Abdulah v TBA

Umar Khan v Luke Merrifield

Sonny Liston Ali v Seamus Devlin

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