Belts on The Line
Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight
Who won Edwards vs Braithwaite?
Sunny Edwards beat Marcel Braithwaite by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 21st December 2019 at Copper Box Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 117-110, 117-110, 118-109 in favor of winner Sunny Edwards.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Daniel Dubois beating Kyotaro Fujimoto. Also, on the undercard Tommy Fury beat Przemyslaw Binienda, Liam Williams defeated Alantez Fox and Archie Sharp was victorious over Artjoms Ramlavs.
Edwards vs Braithwaite stats
Sunny Edwards stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 13 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Marcel Braithwaite made his way to the ring with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
The stats suggested Edwards had a massive power advantage over Braithwaite, boosting at 31% knock out percentage over Braithwaite's 0%.
Sunny Edwards was the younger man by 2 years, at 25 years old.
Edwards had a height advantage of 1 inch over Braithwaite.
Both Sunny Edwards & Marcel Braithwaite fought out of an orthodox stance.
Edwards was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 months earlier than Braithwaite, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 39 more professional rounds, 113 to Braithwaite's 74.
Edwards vs Braithwaite form
Edwards remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Junior Granados on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Brentwood Centre, Essex, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Ryan Farrag on 26th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Cristian Narvaez on 30th June 2018 by points in the 6th round at The SSE Arena (formerly Odyssey Arena), Northern Ireland.
Before that, he had beat Patrik Bartos on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Brentwood Centre, Essex.
He had defeated Ross Murray on 27th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Grange St Paul's Hotel, Godliman Street, London.
Edwards' last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.4 rounds on average.
What time did Edwards vs Braithwaite start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM GMT at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Edwards vs Braithwaite?
Edwards vs Braithwaite was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.
What were the odds on Edwards vs Braithwaite?
Sunny Edwards was a 3/50 (-1666) favourite going into the contest, while Marcel Braithwaite made his way into the ring at 7/1 (+700) with oddsmakers.