Anthony Yarde faces the hardest check of his profession this weekend, as he challenges unified light-heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev.
For Yarde (23-2, 22 knockouts), this predominant occasion in London represents a second shot at turning into a world champion, following his late TKO defeat by Sergey Kovalev in 2019.
And as soon as once more, a hardened Russian veteran will stand between the Briton and his dream, as unbeaten Beterbiev places the WBC, WBO and IBF belts on the road.
The 38-year-old enters Wembley Arena with an ideal document – 18-0 with 18 KO victories – whereas Yarde, 31, is on a three-fight win streak with stoppage finishes in every of these bouts.
Here’s all it is advisable to know.
When is it?
Beterbiev vs Yarde takes place at Wembley Arena in London on Saturday 28 January.
The predominant card is because of begin at 7pm GMT (11am PT, 1pm CT, 2pm ET), with ring walks for the principle occasion anticipated at roughly 10pm GMT (2pm PT, 4pm CT, 5pm ET).
How can I watch it?
In the UK, the combat card will air stay on BT Sport – it’s not a pay-per-view occasion. Subscribers may stream the motion stay on BT Sport’s web site and app.
In the US, ESPN+ will broadcast the fights stay.
Beterbiev – 1/10
Yarde – 5/1
Draw – 22/1
Full card (topic to alter)
Artur Beterviev (C) vs Anthony Yarde (WBC, WBO and IBF light-heavyweight titles)
Artem Dalakian (C) vs David Jimenez (WBA flyweight title)
Willy Hutchinson vs Emil Markic (vacant WBO intercontinental light-heavyweight title)
Karol Itauma vs TBA (vacant WBA worldwide light-heavyweight title)
Charles Frankham vs Joshua Ocampo (super-featherweight)
Umar Khan vs Sandeep Singh Bhatti (featherweight)
Sean Noakes vs Santiago Garces (welterweight)
Joshua Frankham vs Joe Hardy (welterweight)
Khalid Ali vs Ivica Gogosevic (super-welterweight)
Tommy Fletcher vs Darryl Sharp (cruiserweight)
Moses Itauma vs TBA (heavyweight)