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Sunny Edwards vs Hiram Gallardo report
Who won Edwards vs Gallardo?
Sunny Edwards beat Hiram Gallardo by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 13th July 2019 at The O2 Arena in London.
The scorecards were announced as 99-90, 99-90, 99-90 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 Nathan Gorman for the BBBOC British Heavyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Joe Joyce beat Bryant Jennings, Archie Sharp defeated Jordan McCorry and Liam Williams was victorious over Karim Achour.
Edwards vs Gallardo stats
Sunny Edwards stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 11 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Hiram Gallardo made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Edwards had a slight advantage in power over Gallardo, with a 36% knock out percentage over Gallardo's 33%.
Sunny Edwards was the older man by 27 years, at 27 years old.
Gallardo had a height advantage of 1 inch over Edwards. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Both Sunny Edwards & Hiram Gallardo fought out of an orthodox stance.
Edwards was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 2 year and 2 months later than Gallardo, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 56 more professional rounds, 149 to Gallardo's 93.
Sunny Edwards went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBO and 13 by the IBF at super flyweight.
Edwards vs Gallardo form
Edwards remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against 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 won against Ryan Farrag on 26th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat 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 defeated Patrik Bartos on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Brentwood Centre, Essex.
He had won against 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 5 years, 6 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 8 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 Gallardo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM BST at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 2:00 PM EST or 11:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Edwards vs Gallardo?
Edwards vs Gallardo was broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK, while the fight was broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.
What were the odds on Edwards vs Gallardo?
Sunny Edwards was a 1/20 (-2000) favourite going into the contest, while Hiram Gallardo made his way into the ring at 8/1 (+800) with oddsmakers.
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