Current rankings @ Flyweight
When is Edwards vs Barnes?
Charlie Edwards could square off against Paddy Barnes in Summer 2021 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).
Edwards vs Barnes stats
Charlie Edwards would step into the ring with a record of 16 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Paddy Barnes would make his way to the ring with a record of 6 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 1 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Edwards would have a large advantage in power over Barnes, boosting at 38% knock out percentage over Barnes' 17%.
Charlie Edwards is the younger man by 6 years, at 28 years old.
Edwards has a height advantage of 2 inches over Barnes. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Both Charlie Edwards & Paddy Barnes fight out of an orthodox stance.
Edwards is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Barnes, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 73 more professional rounds, 125 to Barnes' 52.
Edwards vs Barnes form
Edwards has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he won against Kyle Williams on 26th September 2020 by points in the 10th round at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he won against Julio Cesar Martinez on 31st August 2019 by points in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Angel Moreno on 23rd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Cristofer Rosales on 22nd December 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
He had defeated Anthony Nelson on 16th June 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear.
Barnes has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Jay Harris on 11th October 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Ulster Hall, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Oscar Mojica on 17th March 2019 by split decision in their 6 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Cristofer Rosales on 18th August 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had won against Eliecer Quezada on 18th November 2017 by knockout in the 6th round at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.
He had defeated Juan Hinostroza on 6th October 2017 by points in the 6th round at Meadowbank Sports Centre, Scotland.
In terms of recent activity, Charlie Edwards has been fighting more than Paddy Barnes.
Charlie Edwards last fought 6 months and 28 days ago, while Paddy Barnes' last outing was 1 year, 6 months and 12 days ago.
Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.
Barnes' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Edwards vs Barnes?
Paddy Barnes is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Charlie Edwards if you fancy the incredible upset.