Listen For More On Artur Beterbiev-Anthony Yarde
Tonight at the Wembley Arena in London, three belt unified light heavyweight champ Artur Beterbiev will be battle Britain’s Anthony Yarde in the Russian’s latest bout towards trying to become undisputed champ.
And, we previewed that Queensberry Promotions main event, plus, the rest of the card and discussed more fight news on the latest “Big Fight Weekend Preview.”
You can hear more from insider Dan Rafael and me on Beterbiev-Yarde and more by clicking below,
Beterbiev’s mandatory defense against Yarde will be televised in the U.S. on ESPN+ and BT Sport in London. Meanwhile, welterweight Alexis Rocha is taking on last-minute replacement George Ashie as Golden Boy kicks off its 2023 DAZN schedule.
Here’s Dan’s rundown of the show (in order):
Commentary on Jose Ramirez turning down a title shot vs. Regis Prograis over 5 percent of a potential purse bid with no attempt to negotiate.
Previewing the probable hard-hitting fight between Beterbiev and Yarde. What do we expect and what would we like to see Beterbiev do next if he wins as expected? Could he unify with Bivol for the undisputed title?
Some brief discussion on what is on the horizon for Canelo Alvarez.
Previewing flyweight titlist Artem Dalakian’s mandatory defense against David Jimenez on the Beterbiev-Yarde card.
A look at Rocha’s fight with late sub Ashie and intriguing lightweight prospect Floyd Schofield, who is in the co-feature.
Thoughts on the super middleweight showdown between David Benavidez and Caleb Plant, which was formally announced this week as a Showtime PPV headliner on March 25.
The announcement of Showtime’s Feb. 25 tripleheader topped by Subriel Matias-Jeremias Ponce for the vacant IBF junior welterweight title. Thoughts on the show.
Top Rank’s announcement of Robeisy Ramirez vs. Isaac Dogboe for the interim WBO featherweight title on April 1 and why it could be for the full title by fight time, along with Xander Zayas taking on Ronald Cruz in the co-feature.
The planned return of Shakur Stevenson on April 8 for a hometown lightweight title eliminator with heavyweight Jared Anderson and lightweight Keyshawn Davis, the last two prospects of the year, ticketed for the undercard.
The new date being set for Eimantas Stanionis’ secondary welterweight mandatory defense vs. Vergil Ortiz Jr. now that Stanionis has recovered from his emergency appendectomy.
An update on Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia tidying up their paperwork.
Floyd Mayweather’s next exhibition, this one against MMA fighter/British reality TV star Aaron Chalmers on Feb. 25 in London.
My vivid memories of covering the historic first fight between Shane Mosley and the late Vernon Forrest, who pulled the big upset to win the WBC welterweight title 21 years ago this week.
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