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Who won Edwards vs Alvarado?
Sunny Edwards beat Felix Alvarado by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Friday 11th November 2022 at Utilita Arena in Sheffield.
The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 116-112, 115-113 in favor of winner Sunny Edwards.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
This contest was for the IBF flyweight championship of the world.
Also, on the undercard Jack Bateson was defeated by Shabaz Masoud and Thomas Essomba lost to Marcel Braithwaite for the BBBOC British Super Flyweight belt.
Edwards vs Alvarado stats
Sunny Edwards stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Felix Alvarado made his way to the ring with a record of 38 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 33 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Alvarado had a massive power advantage over Edwards, boosting at 87% knock out percentage over Edwards' 22%.
Sunny Edwards was the younger man by 7 years, at 26 years old.
Alvarado had a height advantage of 1 inch over Edwards.
Both Sunny Edwards & Felix Alvarado fought out of an orthodox stance.
Edwards was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 22 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 6 year and 6 months later than Alvarado, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 8 less professional rounds, 149 to Alvarado's 157.
Felix Alvarado was ranked number 8 by the WBO and 3 by the IBF in the 112lb division.
Edwards vs Alvarado form
Edwards remained undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat 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.
Previous to that, he had beat Jayson Mama on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai.
Going into that contest, he had won against Moruti Mthalane on 30th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had beat Thomas Essomba on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at BT Sport Studio, London.
He had defeated Marcel Braithwaite on 21st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Flyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.
Alvarado had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Luis Cerrito Hernandez on 21st May 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at Polideportivo Alexis Arguello, Managua, Nicaragua.
Previous to that, he had won against Israel Vazquez on 14th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated DeeJay Kriel on 2nd January 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Junior Flyweight championship fight at American Airlines Center, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Reiya Konishi on 19th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Junior Flyweight championship fight at Portopia Hotel, Hyogo, Japan.
He had been beaten by Randy Petalcorin on 29th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Junior Flyweight championship fight at Midas Hotel and Casino, Metro Manila, Philippines.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Sunny Edwards had been fighting more than Felix Alvarado.
Going to this contest, Sunny Edwards had last fought 8 months and 10 days ago, while Felix Alvarado's last outing had been 6 months and 8 days ago.
Edwards' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
Alvarado's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 1 month, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
What time did Edwards vs Alvarado start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:40 PM GMT at Utilita Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom, which was 4:40 PM EST or 1:40 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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|Winner / Verdict||% of users|
|Sunny Edwards - KO||100%|
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