This fight between Sergey Kovalev and Anthony Yarde took place on at Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia.
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. And 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.
After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 53-47 in favor of Sergey Kovalev. Based on these numbers, our AI makes the following prediction.
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.