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Kovalev vs. Yarde: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Sergey Kovalev (Krusher) defends his WBO light-heavyweight title against Anthony Yarde (The Beast from the East). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

36
Jul 25, 2009
33-3-1
15
28 (75.7%)
183 cm
184 cm
1 cm
Orthodox
Feb 2, 2019
6m, 22d
1
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
28
May 9, 2015
18-0
0
17 (94.4%)
183 cm
183 cm
0 cm
Orthodox
Mar 8, 2019
5m, 16d
18
WBAIBFWBO
lHV
w1
d4
lHV
w1
d4
lHV
w3
d9
light-heavyweight
Saturday, 24 Aug 2019
Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia
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Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde

Date

This fight between Sergey Kovalev and Anthony Yarde took place on at the Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia.

Tale of the Tape

At 183 cm, both the fighters are of the same height. Despite being of the same height, Kovalev has longer reach of 184 cm, which is 1 cm longer than Yarde's 183 cm. Kovalev also has a 1 cm ape index advantage over Yarde.

Kovalev is coming in to this fight with a record of 33-3-1 (28 KOs). His last fight was 6 months and 22 days ago against Eleider Álvarez, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.

Eleider Álvarez' boxing career

Yarde comes in with an undefeated record of 18-0 (17 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 16 days ago against Travis Reeves, which he won via 5th round TKO.

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Kovalev will be 36 years and 4 months old. Yarde will be 28 years old.

Prediction and Odds

[ Early Beta ]

After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 52-48 in favor of Anthony Yarde. Note, this is a very close margin, just barely better than a 50-50 case. Here is the prediction for Kovalev vs Yarde.

A very close matchup, could go either way. Anthony Yarde may have a slighly better chance of winning — unless Kovalev stops Yarde early.

Result

Sergey Kovalev defeated Anthony Yarde via 11th round TKO. Yarde's undefeated record of 18 wins comes to an end, and Kovalev advances his win streak to 2. Kovalev is now 34-3-1, and Yarde 18-1.

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