Sergey Kovalev vs Anthony Yarde official weights and start time

Sergey Kovalev vs Anthony Yarde official weights and start time

Published On Friday, August 23, 2019By British Boxing News

Official weights and start time for Sergey Kovalev vs Anthony Yarde world title clash

Anthony Yarde takes on WBO World Light Heavyweight Champion Sergey Kovalev on Saturday night, August 24, in Chelyabinsk, Russa live on BT Sport 2 from 5pm.

The fighters are expected to begin their ring walks at 7.30pm just after the Premier League football game between Liverpool and Arsenal on the same day.

Yarde (18-0, 17KOs) and Kovalev (33-3-1, 28KOs) weighed in today.

Here are the official weights from today's weigh in:

Sergey Kovalev (Champion) - 174.6lbs

Anthony Yarde (Challenger) - 173.9lb

Sergey Kovalev v Anthony Yarde for the WBO world light heavyweight title is live and exclusive on BT Sport 2 from 5pm on Saturday with ringwalks expected at 7.30pm.