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Lyndon Arthur: Anthony Yarde is good, but I think I beat him!

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The British pair are both managed by Frank Warren

Boxing at Manchester Arena Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images

Lyndon “King” Arthur has claimed that fellow light heavyweight prospect Anthony Yarde is a good fighter, but believes the undefeated puncher from Hackney, London can be defeated.

Light heavyweight Arthur shares a camp with Zelfa Barrett with the pair working under the guidance of Pat Barrett.

Speaking to the BoxNation podcast, Arthur said:

”My power’s one of my main assets, but I’m pretty good at everything! I’ve got a great jab, it comes naturally. I’m an all round boxer, and I’ve got heart.”

2018 looks to be a breakout year for the 26-year-old who boats a record of nine wins in nine bouts with seven stoppages.

And talk of a showdown with stablemate Anthony Yarde, also 26, has been rife.

”Yarde has beaten who’s in front of him, and he’s knocked them out. He’s good. I rate him. Although if me and him fight, I think I beat him!

”He’s making the most noise at the moment. Everyone wants the big fights, and he’s becoming a big name. I want to be the best, and he’s heading to be the best.

A fight between the two heavy hitters could prove to be a decent fight with Yarde’s record standing at 14-0.

”I rate myself highly. I’m confident. I believe I’m ready to take on the world.

”The number one spot is my aim,” Arthur added.