Difference between revisions of "Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde"

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==Bout Summary==
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Russia's Kovalev, 36, dominated early on in his home city of Chelyabinsk but was close to being beaten in the eighth round when under a sustained attack. Yarde looked on the brink of glory but the champion's know-how shone through.
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Kovalev's trainer [[Buddy McGirt]] told him he would end the fight if he took similar punishment again and his fighter responded brilliantly, hitting and moving in the ninth before appearing close to stopping Yarde in the 10th.
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Yarde's efforts in the eighth round looked to have emptied his own tank and while he gallantly strode forward in the 11th, he walked on to a shot.
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Despite being fatigued himself Kovalev responded well and pounced on a tiring Yarde to land an 11th-round knockout. [https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/49462563]
  
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
 
*[[:File:2019-08-24 - Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde (Official Scorecards).jpg|Official Scorecards]].
 
*[[:File:2019-08-24 - Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde (Official Scorecards).jpg|Official Scorecards]].
 
*[[:File:2019-08-24 - Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde (Compubox).jpg|CompuBox Punchstats]].
 
*[[:File:2019-08-24 - Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde (Compubox).jpg|CompuBox Punchstats]].

Revision as of 23:27, 29 August 2019

Sergey Kovalev 175 lbs beat Anthony Yarde 174 lbs by TKO at 2:04 in round 11 of 12

Bout Summary

Russia's Kovalev, 36, dominated early on in his home city of Chelyabinsk but was close to being beaten in the eighth round when under a sustained attack. Yarde looked on the brink of glory but the champion's know-how shone through.

Kovalev's trainer Buddy McGirt told him he would end the fight if he took similar punishment again and his fighter responded brilliantly, hitting and moving in the ninth before appearing close to stopping Yarde in the 10th.

Yarde's efforts in the eighth round looked to have emptied his own tank and while he gallantly strode forward in the 11th, he walked on to a shot.

Despite being fatigued himself Kovalev responded well and pounced on a tiring Yarde to land an 11th-round knockout. [1]

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