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Anthony Yarde vs Sergey Kovalev: UK start time, TV channel, live stream, and undercard for TONIGHT’s WBO fight – The Sun

ANTHONY YARDE travels 3,000 miles into enemy territory in Russia to take on Sergey Kovalev for the WBO world light heavyweight title.

The Londoner, 28, starts the night having won each of his 18 professional fights but this will be his first major test on the world stage.

  • Yarde vs Kovalev takes place TONIGHT at the 7,500-capacity Traktor Sport Palace, Chelyabinsk, Russia
  • UK fight fans can catch the clash  on BT Sport 2 from 5pm BST, with the ring walks for main event set for around 7.30pm.
  • Subscribers can also stream it via the BT Sport app and BT Sport's website.
  • In the US, fans can watch the game on ESPN+, and Subscriptions start at $4.99 a month.
  • The undercard is as follows:
  • Aleksei Papin vs Ilunga Makabu
  • Evgeny Romanov vs TBA
  • Eduard Skavynskyi vs Idd Pialari
  • Akzhol Sulaimanbek Uulu vs Abdulaziz Kunert
  • Erzhan Turgumbekov vs Heorhii Lashko
  • Meiirim Nursultanov vs Artur Osipov
  • Enriko Gogokhia vs TBA
  • Grigory Varasyan vs Alexey Tukhtarov
  • ANTHONY YARDE with a pre-fight handshake with trainer Tunde Ajayi.

  • Kovalev vs Yarde undercard

    UP NEXT: Aleksei Papin vs Ilunga Makabu – Cruiserweight

    Makabu dropped but the ref calls NO knockdown in round eight.

    The pair are exchanging heavy hooks in the 10th round.

  • Kovalev vs Yarde undercard

    UP NEXT: Aleksei Papin vs Ilunga Makabu – Cruiserweight

    An even start for both men with Makabu landing with the left hand from the southpaw stance but Papin also displaying a good jab after two rounds.

    Makabu HURT witha shot to the body as Papin then goes to work.

    We head into round six.

  • Kovalev vs Yarde undercard

    UP NEXT: Aleksei Papin vs Ilunga Makabu – Cruiserweight

  • BOXING great Roy Jones Jr performed his classic “Can't Be Touched” anthem at the weigh in held in Russia yesterday.

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