Anthony Yarde wants a rematch Anthony Yarde: “I believe I won the fight at least 7-5 and I won the last round big. I felt I was winning a fight that was lacking a bit of entertainment so I pressed the last round to try and get the knockout.”
After losing British fellow Lyndon Arthur in points, Anthony Yarde wants a return.
A split-decision victory over Yarde in London, Arthur successfully defended his Commonwealth low-heavy-weight title Saturday night, securing his 18th professional victory in Westminster Church House following his record of a 111-117 115-114 115-114 verdict.
Yarde looked like a winner, but Manchester’s fighter Arthur was firm for the second defense of his title when he reached the strong battle right in round 12.
Both fighters are keen to return and Yarde from Londoner is sure he was tough to achieve.
“There were parts where it was close but if you look at who landed the clean, effective punches… I was pressing the whole fight,” BT Sport told him.
“This just sums up 2020 for me.”
When Yarde asked whether he wanted a re-catch, he answered, “Absolutely.”
After two looks back on Sunday, Yarde tweeted about this battle: “I saw the struggle sounding and then silence again. I think I won the fight at least 7-5. I won the last round great.
“I felt I was winning a fight that was lacking a bit of entertainment so I pressed the last round to try and get the knockout.”
Arthur acknowledged Yarde’s threat but felt he too deserved a win Anthony Yarde wants a rematch.
“It was good to defend him and he tried to counter me. He countered me a few times, but I felt as though I also had landed on my right hand,” Arthur said.
“It was no animosity, it was just business.”
He is also eager for a rematch: “Why wouldn’t I, of course,? “When asked once more about the prospect of Yarde coming up.