Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight
Who won Edwards vs Nelson?
Charlie Edwards beat Anthony Nelson by knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 16th June 2018 at Metro Radio Arena in Tyne and Wear.
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 Lewis Ritson beating Paul Hyland Jnr for the BBBOC British Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Josh Kelly beat Kris George for the CBC Commonwealth Welterweight belt and Gavin McDonnell defeated Stuart Hall.
Edwards vs Nelson stats
Charlie Edwards stepped into the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Anthony Nelson made his way to the ring with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Edwards had a large advantage in power over Nelson, boosting at 42% knock out percentage over Nelson's 17%.
Charlie Edwards was the younger man by 8 years, at 29 years old.
Both Charlie Edwards & Anthony Nelson fought out of an orthodox stance.
Edwards' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Nelson's, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2015, 2 year and 8 months later than Nelson, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 50 more professional rounds, 127 to Nelson's 77.
Edwards vs Nelson form
Edwards had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Georgi Georgiev on 26th November 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by John Riel Casimero on 10th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jose Aguilar on 16th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Max Schmeling Halle, Prenzlauer Berg, Germany.
Before that, he had won against Luke Wilton on 27th February 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
He had beat Phil Smith on 21st November 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Edwards' last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
What time did Edwards vs Nelson start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 7:00 PM BST at Metro Radio Arena, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom, which was 2:00 PM EST or 11:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Edwards vs Nelson?
Edwards vs Nelson was broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK.
What were the odds on Edwards vs Nelson?
Charlie Edwards was a 9/50 (-560) favourite going into the contest, while Anthony Nelson made his way into the ring at 92/25 (+370) with oddsmakers.