Knock-out specialist Anthony Yarde admits he’s stolen a punch from Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The muscular East End light-heavyweight has got rid of his last 11 opponents inside the distance to climb up to No 5 in the WBO rankings – and next to have their chin tested is Nikola Sjekloca.
The 39 year old from Montenegro has never been stopped in his 32-4-1 career – and that could well change when he challenges Yarde for his WBO Intercontinental strap at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday, December 1.
The 26 year old has shown he has lights-out power in both fists in compiling a 13-0 (12) record and says the best punch he’s thrown in his pro career so far was one he borrowed from Mayweather.
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