Apr 30 2021
Friday

York Hall, London, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest
@ Flyweight
39-2-0

est. ringwalk:

2021-04-30T21:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

UK - TBC / US - Fri 2:00pm EST

15-0-0

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IBF World Flyweight Championship

The tape

38
Age
25
5' 5" / 166 cm
Height
5' 3" / 160 cm
66.5" / 169 cm
Reach
N/A
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 9UD 12TKO 10UD 12KO 4
Form
UD 12UD 12UD 10UD 10UD 10
39
Wins
15
26
By KO
4
67
KO%
27
2
Losses
0
2
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2000
Debut
2016
248
Pro rounds
101

Current rankings @ Flyweight

1
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
2
-
IBF
-

Moruti Mthalane vs Sunny Edwards preview

When is Mthalane vs Edwards?

Moruti Mthalane will face the challenge of Sunny Edwards on Friday 30th April 2021 at York Hall in London.

The fight will be contested over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 KG).

This contest is for the IBF flyweight championship of the world.

Also, on the undercard will be Michael Conlan's and Ionut Baluta's contest and Troy Williamson's and Kieran Smith's bout.

Mthalane vs Edwards stats

Moruti Mthalane steps into the ring with a record of 39 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 26 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Sunny Edwards will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Mthalane has a massive power advantage over Edwards, boosting at 67% knock out percentage over Edwards' 27%.

Moruti Mthalane is the older man by 13 years, at 38 years old.

Mthalane has a height advantage of 2 inches over Edwards.

Both Moruti Mthalane & Sunny Edwards fight out of an orthodox stance.

Mthalane is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 26 more fights, and made his debut in 2000, 15 years and 9 months earlier than Edwards, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 147 more professional rounds, 248 to Edwards' 101.

Moruti Mthalane goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at flyweight.

Sunny Edwards is currently ranked number 2 by the WBO in the 112lb division.

Mthalane vs Edwards form

Mthalane has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he beat Akira Yaegashi on 23rd December 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.

Previous to that, he had beat Masayuki Kuroda on 13th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had won against Masahiro Sakamoto on 31st December 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Wynn Palace Cotai, Macao, China.

Before that, he had beat Muhammad Waseem on 15th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

He had defeated Genisis Libranza on 28th April 2017 by knockout in the 4th round at South Africa, Cape Town, United States.

Edwards remains undefeated as a professional.

In his last fight, he won against Thomas Essomba on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at BT Sport Studio, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Marcel Braithwaite on 21st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Flyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Hugo Rosendo Guarneros on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.

Before that, he had beat Hiram Gallardo on 13th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London.

He had won against Junior Granados on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Brentwood Centre, Essex.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Sunny Edwards has been fighting more than Moruti Mthalane.

Moruti Mthalane last fought 1 year and 4 months ago, while Sunny Edwards' last outing was 7 months and 25 days ago.

Mthalane's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.8 rounds on average.

What time does Mthalane vs Edwards start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at York Hall, London, United Kingdom, which is 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who is showing Mthalane vs Edwards?

Mthalane vs Edwards will be broadcast on BT Sport 1 in the UK, while the fight will be broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.

How do you stream Mthalane vs Edwards?

In the UK you can stream Mthalane vs Edwards on BT Sport, and all their boxing cards, via the BT Sport app and online player. This is included for free if you order BT Sport on Sky TV, TalkTalk TV or BT TV.
If you don’t have a TV package, it’s only available as a standalone app to existing or new BT broadband customers. Note, it’s not currently available on Roku or NowTV sticks, or games consoles.

The stream is free for existing BT Sport 1 customers, while 1 month (for tv) costs £25.

In the US you can stream Mthalane vs Edwards via the ESPN+ app. This is a standalone service from regular ESPN, so you don’t need to be an existing TV subscriber. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others.

1 month of ESPN+ is $5.99, 1 month (disney+/hulu) of ESPN+ is $12.99 and 1 year costs $59.99.

What are the odds on Mthalane vs Edwards?

Moruti Mthalane is currently 4/6 (-149) to win the clash outright, while you can get 6/5 (+120) on Sunny Edwards if you fancy the small upset.

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