• Fight Date: Sat, Dec 9, 2023

On Saturday, December 9 at the Roland Garros in Paris, France Tony «La Conquete» Yoka will meet Ryad Merhy in a 10-round heavyweight bout.

Tony Yoka vs. Ryad Merhy
Tony Yoka
Tony Yoka
La Conquete
Ryad Merhy
Ryad Merhy
Country FranceFrance
Paris, France
BelgiumBelgium
Côte D’Ivoire
Age 31 years 31 years
Pro 6 years 10 years
Height 6′ 7″ (201 cm) -
Reach 82″ (209 cm) -
Division heavyweight
(200+ lbs / 90,72+ kg)
cruiserweight
(200 lbs / 90,72 kg)
Stance

orthodox

orthodox
Titles - -
Record 11 - 2 - 0
(9 KOs)
31 - 2 - 0
(26 KOs)
KOs 81% 83%
Inactive 273 days 210 days
Advant.
Ryad Merhy won by split-decision (SD) (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, December 9 at 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the Roland Garros in Paris, France.

On which TV channel or streaming service can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Tony Yoka versus Ryad Merhy?

  • To Be Announced

Yoka vs. Merhy Full Fight Highlights

Yoka vs. Merhy Fight Promo

Who fights on Saturday, December 9?
Fight card subject to change.

Division Fighter #1 Fighter #2 Notes
heavyweight (200+ lbs)Tony Yoka
(11 - 2 - 0)
Ryad Merhy
(31 - 2 - 0)
light heavyweight (175 lbs)Dylan Colin
(13 - 0 - 0)
Gaetan NTambwe
(7 - 0 - 0)
Federation Francaise de Boxe French
light heavyweight (175 lbs)Voldy Toutin
(5 - 0 - 0)
Vladimir Belujsky
(13 - 8 - 1)
super welterweight (154 lbs)Victor Yoka
(2 - 0 - 0)
Francesco Lezzi
(18 - 25 - 3)
light heavyweight (175 lbs)Axel Yoka
(debut)
Daniel Borisov
(7 - 33 - 2)
Tony «La Conquete» Yoka

Tony «La Conquete» Yoka

Tony Yoka is a French boxer.
As a professional athlete, Yoka has been performing for 6 years.

2016 Summer Olympics

As an amateur Yoka represented France at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil, won the gold over the British boxer Joe Joyce in the super heavyweight division; earning France its first super heavyweight gold medal.

Last fight

The last fight of Tony Yoka took place on March 11, 2023 against Carlos TakamCarlos Takam (39 - 7 - 1).
Yoka lost by split-decision (SD).

Tony Yoka vs. Carlos Takam 

Tony Yoka's last fight

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 13
  • Wins: 11
  • Wins by KO: 9
  • Wins by dec: 2
  • Losses: 2
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Losses by dec: 2
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Tony Yoka have?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2023-12-09 Ryad Merhy
(31 - 2 - 0)
Loss
SD
2023-03-11 Carlos Takam
(39 - 7 - 1)
Loss
SD
2022-05-14 Martin Bakole
(17 - 1 - 0)
Loss
MD
2021-09-10 Petar Milas
(15 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
2021-03-05 Joel Tambwe Djeko
(17 - 2 - 1)
Win
TKO
EBU European Union Heavyweight (vacant)
2020-11-27 Christian Hammer
(25 - 6 - 0)
Win
UD
2020-09-25 Johann Duhaupas
(38 - 5 - 0)
Win
TKO
2019-09-28 Michael Wallisch
(20 - 2 - 0)
Win
TKO
2019-07-13 Alexander Dimitrenko
(41 - 5 - 0)
Win
TKO
2018-06-23 David Allen
(13 - 3 - 2)
Win
TKO
2018-04-07 Cyril Leonet
(13 - 9 - 3)
Win
TKO
2017-12-16 Ali Baghouz
(10 - 1 - 1)
Win
TKO
2017-10-14 Jonathan Rice
(7 - 2 - 1)
Win
UD
2017-06-02 Travis Clark
(12 - 0 - 0)
Win
KO

All Tony Yoka's losses

Who all beat Tony Yoka?

Tony Yoka's defeat

Tony Yoka's defeat

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2023-12-09 Ryad Merhy
(31 - 2 - 0)
Loss
SD
2023-03-11 Carlos Takam
(39 - 7 - 1)
Loss
SD
2022-05-14 Martin Bakole
(17 - 1 - 0)
Loss
MD

Tony «La Conquete» Yoka Highlights

Ryad Merhy

Ryad Merhy

Ryad Merhy is a Belgian boxer.
As a professional athlete, Merhy has been performing for 10 years.

Last fight

The last fight of Ryad Merhy took place on May 13, 2023 against Kevin LerenaKevin Lerena (28 - 2 - 0).
Merhy lost by unanimous decision (UD).

Ryad Merhy vs. Kevin Lerena 

Ryad Merhy's last fight

First world title

On January 29, 2021 Ryad Merhy became the WBA cruiserweight champion in a fight for the vacant title.

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 33
  • Wins: 31
  • Wins by KO: 26
  • Wins by dec: 5
  • Losses: 2
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Ryad Merhy have?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2023-12-09 Tony Yoka
(11 - 2 - 0)
Win
SD
2023-05-13 Kevin Lerena
(28 - 2 - 0)
Loss
UD
2022-10-22 Dusan Krstin
(8 - 12 - 0)
Win
TKO
2021-07-17 Zhaoxin Zhang
(10 - 1 - 1)
Win
TKO
WBA World Cruiserweight
2019-10-19 Imre Szello
(24 - 0 - 0)
Win
KO
WBA Interim World Cruiserweight
2019-05-04 Cesar David Crenz
(23 - 11 - 0)
Win
KO
2018-12-15 Samuel Clarkson
(21 - 4 - 0)
Win
KO
2018-10-20 Demetrius Banks
(10 - 5 - 0)
Win
UD
2018-06-29 Soso Abuladze
(12 - 10 - 1)
Win
KO
2018-03-24 Arsen Goulamirian
(22 - 0 - 0)
Loss
TKO
WBA Interim World Cruiserweight
2017-12-16 Nick Kisner
(19 - 3 - 1)
Win
KO
WBA Inter-Continental Cruiserweight
2017-05-20 Mitch Williams
(15 - 4 - 3)
Win
UD
WBA Inter-Continental Cruiserweight
2016-12-17 Max Alexander
(17 - 6 - 2)
Win
KO
WBA Inter-Continental Cruiserweight
2016-11-01 Tamas Bajzath
(12 - 18 - 1)
Win
TKO
2016-10-15 Giorgi Tevdorashvili
(8 - 19 - 4)
Win
TKO
2016-05-21 Williams Ocando
(16 - 3 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBA Inter-Continental Cruiserweight (vacant)
2015-12-19 Sylvera Louis
(7 - 3 - 0)
Win
KO
WBC International Silver Cruiserweight (vacant)
2015-09-26 Antonio Sousa
(2 - 1 - 1)
Win
UD
2015-05-31 Attila Palko
(18 - 17 - 0)
Win
TKO
2015-04-04 Arturs Kulikauskis
(15 - 23 - 5)
Win
KO
2015-03-14 Bjoern Blaschke
(9 - 4 - 1)
Win
RTD
2014-12-25 Shalva Jomardashvili
(31 - 10 - 2)
Win
TKO
2014-12-06 Ben Nsafoah
(15 - 12 - 2)
Win
KO
2014-11-15 Ferenc Zsalek
(13 - 43 - 5)
Win
UD
2014-10-03 Cedric Kalonji
(8 - 2 - 0)
Win
KO
2014-05-31 Abdelhadi Hanine
(3 - 3 - 0)
Win
KO
2014-03-28 Paata Berikashvili
(7 - 15 - 1)
Win
TKO
2014-02-09 Elvir Behlulovic
(3 - 21 - 0)
Win
KO
2014-01-11 Patrick Berger
(8 - 13 - 0)
Win
KO
2013-12-14 Toni Visic
(9 - 12 - 1)
Win
KO
2013-11-23 Jakub Wojcik
(1 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
2013-10-05 Marko Martinjak
(2 - 4 - 0)
Win
RTD
2013-08-23 Nikolai Ermenkov
(7 - 6 - 0)
Win
KO
2013-06-29 Hrvoje Bozinovic
(0 - 5 - 0)
Win
KO

All Ryad Merhy's losses

Who all beat Ryad Merhy?

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Date Opponent Result Notes
2023-05-13 Kevin Lerena
(28 - 2 - 0)
Loss
UD
2018-03-24 Arsen Goulamirian
(22 - 0 - 0)
Loss
TKO
WBA Interim World Cruiserweight

Ryad Merhy Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Favorite
    Yoka to win: 1/1
  • Underdog
    Merhy to win: 2/1

Prediction

Sergey Loktev
Who will win: Yoka or Merhy?

Yoka and Merhy are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the boxers will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Tony Yoka will win by technical knockout.

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