Edwards vs Essomba Info
Sunny Edwards beat Thomas Essomba by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 29th August 2020 at BT Sport Studio in London.
The scorecards were announced as 117-112, 116-112, 117-111 in favor of winner Sunny Edwards.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Edwards vs Essomba stats
Sunny Edwards stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 14 wins, zero loses and draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Thomas Essomba made his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 5 loses and draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Essomba had advantage in power over Edwards, with a 40% knock out percentage over Edwards' 29%.
Sunny Edwards was the younger man by 8 years, at 24 years old.
Essomba had a height advantage of 1 inch over Edwards.
Both Sunny Edwards & Thomas Essomba fought out of an orthodox stance.
Edwards was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 1 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 6 year and 10 months later than Essomba, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 17 less professional rounds, 101 to Essomba's 118.
Sunny Edwards went into the fight ranked number 15 by the WBC and 6 by the IBF in the 115lb division.
Edwards vs Essomba form
Edwards remained undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Marcel Braithwaite on 21st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Flyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Hugo Rosendo Guarneros on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had won against Hiram Gallardo on 13th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Junior Granados on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Brentwood Centre, Essex.
He had defeated Ryan Farrag on 26th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Essomba had lost to all of his last 2 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Lee McGregor on 13th October 2018 by knockout in the 12th round in their CBC Commonwealth Bantamweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jay Harris on 24th February 2017 by unanimous decision in their CBC Commonwealth Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London.
Edwards' last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 1 month and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 15 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 1 year 7 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 29 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.