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Yarde steps into the unknown; Joshua-Lewis row; Saudi reaction

Anthony Yarde travels to Chelyabinsk, Russia, to fight Sergey Kovalev for a world title

Anthony Yarde joins the podcast as he prepares to take a big step up in class to fight light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in his hometown of Chelyabinsk, Russia. Yarde's trainer Tunde Ajayi explains how this fight will be a validation of the 'system' he has created in training Yarde. Mike and Steve discuss maverick trainers and training methods, and break down the fight. Then, more reaction to Saudi Arabia apparently being chosen as the location for Anthony Joshua's rematch with Andy Ruiz jr., and to Joshua calling former undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis a 'clown'.

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52 minutes

5 live Boxing with Costello & Bunce

5 live Boxing with Costello & Bunce

Mike Costello and Steve Bunce discuss and analyse the latest news and big fight nights.