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Anthony Yarde vs Artur Beterbiev tale of the tape: How the fighters compare ahead of huge world title bout

, Anthony Yarde vs Artur Beterbiev tale of the tape: How the fighters compare ahead of huge world title bout

ANTHONY YARDE is just one win away from unified light-heavyweight glory in the capital.

All that stands in his way is boxing’s only champion with a 100 per cent knockout ratio.

Yarde, 31, challenges Artur Beterbiev, 38, for the Russian’s WBC, IBF and WBO world titles on Saturday at Wembley Arena.

It is a massive fight that brings two of the sport’s biggest punchers together in a bonafide thriller.

Ahead of the anticipated clash, SunSport breaks down how the two big hitters compare.

Beterbiev comes from a well-schooled amateur background, having won world and European championships.

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He went to the 2012 Olympics but was beaten by current unbeaten heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk, 36.

In the professional ranks, Beterbiev has wasted no time in making his mark, with 18 KOs in as many fights.

He became IBF champ in just his 12th bout by beating Enrico Kolling, 32, and has since added two more belts to his collection.

Along the way, he has taken the scalps of Oleksandr Gvozdyk, 35, Marcus Browne, 32, and Joe Smith Jr, 33.

But perhaps Yarde will take the most confidence from Beterbiev’s fourth-round win over Callum Johnson in 2018.

Now-retired Brit Johnson had Beterbiev down in the second but failed to follow up and was taken out himself.

Yarde has vowed not to let the same opportunity slip if it presents itself on the weekend.

And the Londoner should know, having had Sergey Kovalev in all sorts of trouble in his 2019 WBO title challenge.

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But Yarde failed to put Kovalev, 39 away in round eight and was stopped himself in the 11th.

It was the first time he tasted defeat until Lyndon Arthur, 31, edged out a split-decision in 2020.

Although Yarde brutally made up for it in their rematch a year later, closing the show in four rounds.

He returned in a keep-busy bout in November, taking three rounds to get rid of German Stefani Koykov, 30.

Artur Beterbiev is the WBO, WBC and IBF champion

, Anthony Yarde vs Artur Beterbiev tale of the tape: How the fighters compare ahead of huge world title boutAnthony Yarde knocked out Lyndon Arthur in their rematch

It was Yarde’s 22nd KO in his 23 wins, meaning he has a stoppage ratio of 88 per cent.

Although not even that is enough to match Beterbiev’s unrivalled punching record.

What Yarde does have on his side is youth and activity.

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Despite Beterbiev’s storied career in the amateurs, he has amassed only 83 rounds in the pros, such is his power.

And having only had 18 bouts, Yarde is on paper the more experienced in the paid ranks with 25 fights to his name.

The two stand the same at 6ft, but Beterbiev carries a one inch reach advantage with a length of 73in.

It makes for a genuinely enticing affair which all-but promises to be decided within the scheduled 12-round distance.

, Anthony Yarde vs Artur Beterbiev tale of the tape: How the fighters compare ahead of huge world title bout
Artur Beterbiev and Anthony Yarde ahead of their fight

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I do to improve my fighting defense?

Learning how to fight intelligently can help you improve your defense. You need to be able to defend yourself from all angles and counterattack if necessary.

If you don’t know how fight, you won’t be ready for anything. You’ll just get beaten up. If you know how to fight you will be ready for anything.

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Here are some suggestions to help improve your defense.

  1. You need to know where your opponent is coming from. This means that you have to pay attention to your opponent’s body language. For example, if he looks nervous, this could mean that his next attack is coming soon.
  2. Keep your cool. Don’t panic. Instead, be calm and focussed.
  3. Block with the arms of your armour. It is simple and effective to defend yourself from attacks by blocking your arms.
  4. Counterattack. Counterattack.
  5. Fight dirty. Fighting dirty is another method to defend yourself. You can kick your opponent back if he throws a kick at it.

How to throw a jab

You can throw a jab by following this easy step-by–step guide.

  1. Step forward with both feet.
  2. Raise your arm above your shoulder.
  3. Your target is at your feet.
  4. After hitting your target arm, lift your arm up.
  5. Steps 1 through 4 can be repeated.

How much weight should I lift to be a successful shopper?

You must lift weights if your goal is to increase strength. You should be aware of these guidelines when lifting weights. Don’t do it too often. Second, try to lift heavier weights every other day. Third, you should do 8 repetitions of each exercise. Fourth, take a break between sets for 2 minutes. Fifth, do all exercises without momentum. The last tip is to focus on form over speed.

What are the advantages of boxing?

Boxing is associated with many health benefits. Boxing has many health benefits. It helps strengthen your bones and muscles. It improves coordination, reflexes, and coordination. It also strengthens your heart and lungs. Boxing doesn’t need any special equipment. You can use any item you have at home.

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How long does it take to learn boxing?

Boxing takes approximately 3 months to learn. This includes learning the basics, such as footwork, stance, and balance. Remember that boxing is more than just throwing punches. You need to learn how you can block and dodge attacks.

How do beginners train to become boxers?

Although boxing is one the oldest sports, it has only recently been rediscovered as a popular sport. Two fighters are matched up in boxing. They punch one another until one falls.

To become a boxer, you must first find out what boxing is like. Check out some YouTube fights to get a feel for what it is like to hit someone. After you have decided whether or not you want to be a boxer you will need to decide which type of fighting you prefer.

How do you practice boxing punches.

A punching bag can be used to practice boxing punches. Once you feel comfortable with the technique, you can punch the bag. Next, you’ll move on to the next part of your body. You can then move onto the next area once you are comfortable with that one.

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The goal of learning boxing is to improve your physical fitness level and develop self confidence. Boxing is a popular sport. It involves strength, speed and agility.

Boxing is an excellent way to lose weight and feel great about yourself. You’ll love the activity and want to continue it.

There are many boxing training options. You can choose to train in a gym or at home. Others require that you go to a health club. Online courses are available that you can access anywhere in the world.

It is important to find a program that suits your needs and your lifestyle. The best programs include exercises designed to build muscle mass, increase flexibility, improve cardiovascular endurance, and enhance overall well-being.

It is important to consider whether you would prefer a beginner’s or an advanced course. Beginner’s programs typically teach fundamental techniques and drills like shadowboxing, sparring and mitt work. Advanced programs often cover more complex movements, and include a greater variety of exercises.

Beginners’ programs generally last around eight weeks and cost less than $100. These programs do not provide guidance about nutrition, weight, injury prevention or any other aspect of boxing training.

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Advanced programs typically last six months and cost around $300. They may include nutritional advice, stretching, warm-up exercises and instruction on proper technique. Some programs include resistance training, such as lifting weights, and aerobic conditioning, such as running.




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