VS
Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Flyweight
20-1-0
7-0-0

The tape

28
Age
31
5' 3" / 160 cm
Height
5' 2" / 157 cm
59.8" / 152 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

RTD 9UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12
Form
TKO 8UD 10TKO 1TKO 4SD 10
20
Wins
7
4
By KO
5
20
KO%
71
1
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2022
170
Pro rounds
40

Current rankings @ Flyweight

2
The Ring
-
9
WBA
12
4
WBC
5
-
WBO
7
5
IBF
7

Sunny Edwards vs Galal Yafai preview


When is Edwards vs Yafai?

Sunny Edwards could square off against Galal Yafai in Autumn/Fall 2024 the United States.

The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 kg).

Edwards vs Yafai stats

Sunny Edwards would step into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Galal Yafai would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 7 wins and 0 draws, with 5 of those by knockout.

The stats suggest Yafai would have a massive power advantage over Edwards, boasting a 71% knockout percentage compared to Edwards' 20%.

Sunny Edwards is the younger man by 3 years, at 28 years old.

Edwards has a height advantage of 1 inch over Yafai. Despite this, Yafai has a 8-inch reach advantage.

Both Sunny Edwards and Galal Yafai fight out of an orthodox stance.

Edwards is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 years and 5 months earlier than Yafai, whose first professional fight was in 2022. He has fought 130 more professional rounds, totaling 170 compared to Yafai's 40.

Sunny Edwards goes into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 5 by the IBF, and 2 by The Ring at flyweight.

Galal Yafai is currently ranked number 12 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO, and 7 by the IBF in the 112lb division.

Edwards vs Yafai form

Sunny Edwards has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez on December 16, 2023, by in the 9th round in their IBF World Flyweight and WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Desert Diamond Arena, Glendale, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Andres Campos on June 10, 2023, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Felix Alvarado on November 11, 2022, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Utilita Arena, Sheffield.

Before that, he had defeated Muhammad Waseem on March 19, 2022, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

He had won against Jayson Mama on December 11, 2021, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai.

Yafai remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Agustin Mauro Gauto on April 6, 2024, by technical knockout in the 8th round at Fontainebleau Las Vegas, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Rocco Santomauro on December 16, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Desert Diamond Arena, Glendale.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Tommy Frank on August 19, 2023, by technical knockout in the 1st round at Utilita Arena, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had won against Moises Calleros on April 1, 2023, by technical knockout in the 4th round at o2 Arena, London.

He had beaten Gohan Rodriguez Garcia on November 5, 2022, by split decision in their 10 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Galal Yafai has been fighting more than Sunny Edwards.

Sunny Edwards last fought 10 months and 10 days ago, while Galal Yafai's last outing was 6 months and 20 days ago.

Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 15 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.

Yafai's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.6 rounds on average.

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