ANTHONY YARDE is set to take on monster light-heavyweight Artur Beterbiev in a huge light-heavyweight unification next year.
Yarde, 31, beat Stefani Koykov to set up the clash with Russian Beterbiev, who holds the WBC, WBA and IBF light-heavyweight belts.
The pair have been on a collision course for months as the fight was originally scheduled to take place in October.
But an injury to Beterbiev set the fight back until the end of January.
Yarde has fought for a world title before, losing by knockout to Sergey Kovalev back in 2019.
Beterbiev is 18-0 as a professional and has won every single one of his fights by knockout.
When is Yarde vs Beterbiev?
- Yarde’s big clash with Beterbiev will take place on Saturday, January 28.
- The fight will take place at the OVO Arena in Wembley.
- Yarde vs Beterbiev ring-walks will get underway from 10.30pm UK time.
What channel is it and can it be live streamed?
- Yarde vs Beterbiev will be shown live on BT Sport in the UK.
- You can live stream the action from the BT Sport app, which is available for download onto your mobile or tablet device.
Yarde vs Beterbiev FULL CARD
An undercard for Yarde vs Beterbiev has yet to be confirmed.
Check back at SunSport for all the details and announcements on the undercard.
What has been said?
“Stylistically, me against Beterbiev is a blockbuster fight,” Yarde said after his win.
“Someone is getting knocked out.
“We are two men with good knockout ratios, we can both punch.
“He has been dropped before and he has been in deep water before, he is only human.
“The belts, the history, the legacy, that is what I am in the game for.”
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