Tickets: StubHubSeatGeek. He promises a repeat monumental boxing upset won't occur Saturday night when he meets Steve Rolls.
Kovalev, 36, is fancied by the bookies to retain his WBO light-heavyweight strap in what will be his first appearance in front of a home crowd since - but hard-hitting Yarde is well capable of causing an upset on foreign soil.
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While he maintains he's not looking past the undefeated Wallin, Fury , 20 KOs has already mapped out his dream fight schedule for
Having fought just 12 times as an amateur, the year-old turned pro four years ago with little in the way of experience. But an accelerated education since has seen The Beast race through the light-heavyweight rankings, racking up fight undefeated record boasting 17 monstrous stoppages.
For a man with a combined 30 fights to his name, it could be argued that a world title shot has come too soon — yet ironically, Yarde has been forced to defend himself against taking a patient approach to his learning. I truly believe that.
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