Anthony Yarde (YARD; born 13 August 1991) is a British professional boxer who competes at light-heavyweight.
Yarde began boxing at a relatively late age and only had twelve amateur fights prior to turning professional. In May 2015, Yarde made his professional debut with a knockout victory over Mitch Mitchell.
On 20 May, Yarde Knocked out Chris Hobbs for the British Southern area light-heavyweight title.
On 8 July, he stopped Richard Baranyi, who was ranked top-ten in the WBO rankings, to win the WBO European light-heavyweight title.
Yarde was scheduled to face Canadian boxer Ryan Ford, a former mixed martial artist, on 16 September 2017 for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental light-heavyweight title. On August 25, 2017, it was announced that the fight was cancelled after a contract dispute.
Professional boxing record
|Professional record summary|
|13 fights||13 wins||0 losses|
|13||Win||13–0||Norbert Nemesapati||RTD||3 (12), 3:00||16 Sep 2017||Copper Box Arena, London, England||Retained WBO European light-heavyweight title;
Won vacant WBO Inter-Continental light-heavyweight title
|12||Win||12–0||Richard Baranyi||TKO||1 (10), 2:21||8 Jul 2017||Copper Box Arena, London, England||Won WBO European light-heavyweight title|
|11||Win||11–0||Chris Hobbs||TKO||4 (10), 2:51||20 May 2017||Copper Box Arena, London, England||Won British Southern Area light-heavyweight title|
|10||Win||10–0||Darren Snow||KO||1 (6), 2:17||30 Jan 2017||Leicester Arena, Leicester, England|
|9||Win||9–0||Ferenc Albert||TKO||1 (6), 1:36||25 Nov 2016||Brentwood Centre, Brentwood, England|
|8||Win||8–0||Rayford Johnson||TKO||1 (6), 2:10||17 Sep 2016||AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, US|
|7||Win||7–0||Grzegorz Semik||TKO||2 (6), 1:24||10 Jun 2016||York Hall, London, England|
|6||Win||6–0||Tzvetozar Iliev||TKO||2 (6), 2:40||30 Apr 2016||Copper Box Arena, London, England|
|5||Win||5–0||David Sipos||TKO||1 (6), 2:53||25 Mar 2016||York Hall, London, England|
|4||Win||4–0||Curtis Gargano||TKO||1 (4), 1:35||19 Dec 2015||Manchester Arena, Manchester, England|
|3||Win||3–0||Tamas Danko||TKO||1 (4), 1:40||30 Oct 2015||Harrow Leisure Centre, London, England|
|2||Win||2–0||Stanislavs Makarenko||PTS||4||12 Jun 2015||York Hall, London, England|
|1||Win||1–0||Mitch Mitchell||KO||2 (4), 0:15||9 May 2015||The SSE Arena Wembley, London, England|