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Anthony Yarde beats Lyndon Arthur within four rounds to set up WBO light heavyweight title shot

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nthony Yarde avenged his debatable loss to Lyndon Arthur closing 12 months with a dominant victory within London’s Copper Field Enviornment.

A combat a 12 months within the making, Yarde promised to be told his courses and, frankly, by no means appeared at risk of no longer rising victorious.

Yarde, from Hackney, misplaced a detailed cut up resolution in December closing 12 months even if he rebounded by means of knocking out the lightly-regarded Alex Theran in August, a couple of weeks after the unbeaten Arthur stopped Davide Faraci.

Yarde made the extra spectacular get started in rounds one and two and stopped his Manchester opponent in spherical 4, when Arthur was once harm by means of a frame shot earlier than being pinned at the ropes and ultimately happening onto the canvas.

“I harm him within the first spherical,” he advised BT Game.

“Once I let my palms pass and I land, there’s no light-weight heavyweight on the earth that may resist it.”

Promoter Frank Warren had previous published that the winner of the go back bout would earn the #1 spot with the WBO and a conceivable international name shot towards champion Joe Smith Jr in 2022.

Further reporting from PA


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