VS
Aug 29 2020
Saturday

BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom

10 round contest @ Super Flyweight
Thomas Essomba
Essomba
Cameroon flag
14-0-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 117-112
  • 116-112
  • 117-111
UD 12
10-5-0

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The tape

25
Age
33
5' 3" / 160 cm
Height
5' 4" / 163 cm
59.8" / 152 cm
Reach
-
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDTKOUDUD
Form
UDKOSDKOUD
14
Wins
10
4
By KO
4
29
KO%
40
0
Loses
5
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2009

Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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15
WBC
-
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WBO
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6
IBF
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Sunny Edwards vs Thomas Essomba report


Who won Edwards vs Essomba?

Sunny Edwards beat Thomas Essomba by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, August 29th, 2020, at BT Sport Studio, London.

The scorecards were announced as 117-112, 116-112, 117-111 in favor of winner Sunny Edwards.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 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 Ricardo Snijders. Also on the undercard Willy Hutchinson beat Luke Blackledge, and Sam Maxwell defeated Joe Hughes.

Edwards vs Essomba stats

Back in August 2020, Sunny Edwards stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Thomas Essomba made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Essomba had an advantage in power over Edwards, with a 40% knockout percentage compared to Edwards' 29%.

Sunny Edwards was the younger man by 8 years, at 25 years old.

Essomba had a height advantage of 1 inch over Edwards.

Both Sunny Edwards and Thomas Essomba fought out of an orthodox stance.

Edwards was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 6 years and 10 months later than Essomba, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 3 fewer professional rounds, totaling 179 compared to Essomba's 182.

Sunny Edwards went into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBC, and 6 by the IBF at super flyweight.

Edwards vs Essomba form

Sunny Edwards had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beaten Marcel Braithwaite on December 21, 2019, by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Flyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had beaten Hugo Rosendo Guarneros on September 14, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.

Going into that contest, he had won against Hiram Gallardo on July 13, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had beaten Junior Granados on December 15, 2018, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Brentwood Centre, Essex.

He had defeated Ryan Farrag on October 26, 2018, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.

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Edwards' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 3 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.4 rounds on average.

Essomba's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.

What time did Edwards vs Essomba start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM BST at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom, which was 4:00 PM EST or 1:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Edwards vs Essomba?

Edwards vs Essomba was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK.

What were the odds on Edwards vs Essomba?

Sunny Edwards was a 13/100 (-770) favorite going into the contest, while Thomas Essomba made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.

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108

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