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Paul Butler vs Sunny Edwards preview
When is Butler vs Edwards?
Paul Butler could fight Sunny Edwards in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Butler vs Edwards stats
Paul Butler would step into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sunny Edwards would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Butler would have a large advantage in power over Edwards, boosting at 44% knock out percentage over Edwards' 21%.
Paul Butler is the older man by 7 years, at 34 years old.
Butler has a height advantage of 3 inches over Edwards.
Both Paul Butler & Sunny Edwards fight out of an orthodox stance.
Butler is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 18 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 5 years and 9 months earlier than Edwards, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 116 more professional rounds, 265 to Edwards' 149.
Paul Butler goes into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBA, 5 by the WBO and 7 by the RING at bantamweight.
Butler vs Edwards form
Paul Butler has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Naoya Inoue on 13th December 2022 by knockout in the 11th round in their The Ring Bantamweight, WBO World Bantamweight, IBF World Bantamweight and WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Ariake Arena, Koto-Ku, Tokyo, Japan.
Previous to that, he had won against Jonas Sultan on 22nd April 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Bantamweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Merseyside, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Willibaldo Garcia Perez on 25th June 2021 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Bolton Whites Hotel (formerly De Vere Whites), Lancashire.
Before that, he had been beaten by Emmanuel Rodriguez on 5th May 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
He had defeated Stuart Hall on 30th September 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool.
Edwards remains undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight, he won against Felix Alvarado on 11th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Utilita Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Muhammad Waseem on 19th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jayson Mama on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai.
Before that, he had beat Moruti Mthalane on 30th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
He had won against Thomas Essomba on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at BT Sport Studio, London.
In terms of recent activity, Sunny Edwards has been fighting more than Paul Butler.
Paul Butler last fought 5 months and 15 days ago, while Sunny Edwards' last outing was 6 months and 17 days ago.
Butler's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.
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