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Fight preview: Anthony Yarde vs Artur Beterbiev


Anthony Yarde, a British professional boxer known for his aggressive style and powerful punches, will face off against Artur Beterbiev, a Russian boxer known for his technical proficiency and knockout power.


The two top-ranked light-heavyweight contenders will meet in just a few days on the 28th of this month in Wembley Arena, London, with Beterbiev's IBF, WBO and WBC titles on the line.


Yarde, who previously held the WBO Inter-Continental light-heavyweight title will be looking to shock the world and become a world champion for the first time in his career, while Beterbiev will aim to defend his titles and solidify his status as one of the top fighters in the division. With both fighters known for their power and potential for a thrilling and competitive match, this fight promises to be an exciting one for fans of the sport.


Anthony Yarde is known for his aggressive fighting style, utilizing his power and speed to pressure his opponents. He has a good jab and likes to throw combinations, often looking to finish fights with his powerful right hand. Yarde is also a strong inside fighter, using his size and strength to control the pace of the fight. However, he has been criticized for his lack of defense and tendency to leave himself open to counter punches.


Artur Beterbiev is known for his technical fighting style, utilizing his excellent footwork and counter punching abilities to outbox his opponents. He has a good jab and likes to set up his powerful right hand with it. He is also a solid inside fighter, using his excellent body punching to wear down his opponents. He is a very good defensive boxer, has a solid chin, and is able to take a punch. Beterbiev is known for his heavy hands, with a high knockout rate of 100% in his professional career.


In this fight, Beterbiev's technical and defensive skills will likely give him an advantage over Yarde, who is known for his aggressive and powerful style. Yarde will need to use his size and strength to try and neutralize Beterbiev's footwork and counter punching, while Beterbiev will likely look to outbox and outsmart Yarde. It will be an interesting contrast of styles, with Beterbiev looking to use his technical skills to outbox Yarde and Yarde looking to use his power to try and knock out Beterbiev.

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