At this moment, not only us, but all boxing fans are getting ready for the clash that will be taking place at the Wembley Arena, in London, U.K., as the WBC, WBO, and IBF World Light Heavyweight Titles will all be put on the table.
The main event fight will pit the currently Undefeated Champion, Artur Beterbiev, against a tough opponent in Anthony Yarde, who comes in with a record of 23 wins and 2 losses.
This is a 12-round fight for the unified Light Heavyweight title of the world, and Artur Beterbiev is looking forward to meeting the next challenger in the ring to show why he is the defending champion.
Saturday, January 28th at 3:00 pm ET at the Wembley Arena, in London, U.K.
(Estimated) 5:30 pm ET
Artur Beterbiev -1000
Anthony Yarde +550
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Why Bet on Artur Beterbiev
Beterbiev is known as a big puncher, having won all 18 of his professional bouts inside the distance, but he was also a superb amateur.
Beterbiev claimed the IBF belt in just his 12th pro fight, stopping Enrico Kolling in the final round of a one-sided contest.
British champion Callum Johnson was beaten in his first defense and the WBC title was added to his CV via a 10th-round triumph over Oleksandr Gvozdyk in October 2019.
WBO champ Joe Smith Jr was blown away inside two rounds in New York last summer and a big-money unification match with WBA kingpin Dmitry Bivol is the ultimate target.
First, though, Beterbiev must get past this mandatory defense versus Yarde, with one eye set on making sure of the Bivol bout.
Why Bet on Anthony Yarde
The 31-year-old, from Hackney, has won 23 of his 25 fights, with 22 of those victories coming inside the distance.
He rattled off 18 straight wins before challenging for the WBO title then held by the excellent Sergey Kovalev.
Yarde had his moments in that bout but was eventually stopped in round 11, with Kovalev praising his opponent’s bravery.
The Beast from the East suffered his only other defeat when going down by a split decision to Lyndon Arthur in December 2020.
A year later, he avenged that loss when knocking out Arthur in round four to secure the Commonwealth title.
November’s early triumph over Stefani Koykov was a nice warm-up for this contest and he is now ready to step up in class again.
Final Betting Analysis – Artur Beterbiev vs. Anthony Yarde
The Londoner has age and possibly speed on his side, but one could just fear it will another case of being game, but ultimately outgunned at the highest level.
The audience should expect fireworks as one fighter has a 100% knockout ratio, and the other has eliminated all but one of his opponents.
Overall, it’s a thrilling fight between two destructive strong hitters in the light heavyweight division.
On January 28, we believe that the world-class Beterbiev will display his talent, setting up an exciting matchup with Dmitry Bivol for the world championship.
Go for a straight win for the big favorite Beterbiev at -1000. If you bet $100 at -1000 you’ll get $10 for a total payout of $110.
Beterbiev vs. Yarde Betting Pick: Artur Beterbiev
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