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Lyndon Arthur, Anthony Yarde set for returns on July 10

The British light heavyweights will have separate fights next month.

British light heavyweight rivals Lyndon Arthur and Anthony Yarde may be setting up a rematch at some point, but first will return in separate bouts on a July 10 Queensberry Promotions card on BT Sport.

Arthur (18-0, 12 KO) edged a decision over Yarde (20-2, 19 KO) last December in a pretty dull fight, one where Yarde’s inability to properly pressure Arthur saw him take the narrow loss on two of the three score cards, a split decision.

Arthur will now face Italy’s Davide Faraci (15-0, 7 KO), while Yarde will take on Germany’s Emin Atra (17-0, 12 KO). Neither Faraci nor Atra bring a ton to these matchups on paper. Faraci has a few decent domestic wins on his record, while Atra has a totally empty record, hasn’t faced a serious opponent at age 31, and hasn’t fought since 2019.

The card will also feature unbeaten super middleweight Zach Parker (20-0, 14 KO) against an opponent to be named, and Archie Sharp (19-0, 9 KO) facing Marcio Soza (21-6-2, 12 KO) in a junior lightweight fight.

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