Arthur (proper) in motion towards Anthony Yarde. Picture courtesy of Queensberry Promotions
THE BLOCKBUSTER REMATCH between Lyndon Arthur and Anthony Yarde will happen on the Copper Field Area in London on Saturday December 4, reside on BT Sport.
The showdown between the 2 high mild heavyweights falls a yr on from the pair’s close-fought Battle of Westminster at Church Home, the place Arthur prevailed on the playing cards of two of the three judges and retained his Commonwealth title, whereas including the vacant WBO Intercontinental belt to his assortment.
Extra importantly, Arthur’s victory noticed him steal a march on his rival and turn into the No.1 ranked contender for the WBO world title at the moment held by the American Joe Smith Jr.
Yarde (21-2), who dropped right down to 12, is determined to avenge his loss and leapfrog Arthur (19-0) and return to the highest of the rankings forward of a compulsory problem being assigned to Smith Jr.
Arthur maintained his unbeaten file as knowledgeable and added a thirteenth KO to his tally with victory over the Italian Davide Faraci on the Royal Albert Corridor in July, with Yarde returning to profitable methods with a quickfire stoppage of Alex Theran in Birmingham on the finish of August.
Now Yarde and Arthur will once more commerce bombs with one another as soon as once more, this time in entrance of followers on the atmospheric Copper Field on the sting of the Olympic Park.
Promoter Frank Warren mentioned: “It is a combat that wants an viewers roaring them each on. It was a good combat final time however there was one thing large lacking and that was the fighters being impressed by followers within the enviornment.
“I consider the followers on the Copper Field will make an enormous distinction and we are going to get one thing very particular from Lyndon and Anthony.
“We had tried to get the Area in Manchester however venue availability was a battle. That mentioned, I’ve absolute religion that the London viewers will get behind the combat and roar them each on.
“Lyndon and Anthony are each world class, explosive mild heavyweights and placing them collectively once more makes for an enormous home event.
“The stakes are very excessive. The winner will sit within the No.1 spot with the WBO and be firmly in place for a world title shot in 2022.
“We’re in for an excellent evening on December 4 and we will probably be making additional bulletins on what will probably be a bumper card sooner or later.”
Tickets for Arthur v Yarde 2, reside from the Copper Field Area on Saturday December 4, will probably be accessible tomorrow (Thursday 14th October) from 10am right here
Press launch courtesy of Queensberry Promotions.