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Junto Nakatani vs Sunny Edwards preview
When is Nakatani vs Edwards?
Junto Nakatani could take on Sunny Edwards in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Nakatani vs Edwards stats
Junto Nakatani would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 25 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sunny Edwards would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 0 draws, with 4 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Nakatani would have a massive power advantage over Edwards, boosting at 76% knock out percentage over Edwards' 21%.
Junto Nakatani is the younger man by 2 years, at 25 years old.
Nakatani has a height advantage of 4 inches over Edwards. This also extends to a 7-inch reach advantage.
Junto Nakatani fights out of the southpaw stance, while Sunny Edwards is an orthodox fighter.
Nakatani is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Edwards, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 31 less professional rounds, 118 to Edwards' 149.
Junto Nakatani goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBO and 6 by the RING at super flyweight.
Nakatani vs Edwards form
Nakatani remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Andrew Moloney on 20th May 2023 by knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Francisco Rodriguez Jr on 1st November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had won against Ryota Yamauchi on 9th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama.
Before that, he had beat Angel Acosta on 10th September 2021 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Tucson, Arizona, United States.
He had defeated Giemel Magramo on 6th November 2020 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Edwards remains undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight, he won against Felix Alvarado on 11th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Utilita Arena, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Muhammad Waseem on 19th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Jayson Mama on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai.
Before that, he had beat Moruti Mthalane on 30th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
He had won against Thomas Essomba on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at BT Sport Studio, London.
In terms of recent activity, Junto Nakatani has been fighting more than Sunny Edwards.
Junto Nakatani last fought 15 days ago, while Sunny Edwards' last outing was 6 months and 24 days ago.
Nakatani's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 6 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.
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