Current rankings @ Super Flyweight
When is Nakatani vs Edwards?
Junto Nakatani could take on Sunny Edwards in Summer 2022 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 22 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Sunny Edwards would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 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 77% knock out percentage over Edwards' 25%.
Junto Nakatani is the younger man by 2 years, at 23 years old.
Nakatani has a height advantage of 4 inches over Edwards.
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 25 less professional rounds, 88 to Edwards' 113.
Nakatani vs Edwards form
Nakatani remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he 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.
Previous to that, he had beat Giemel Magramo on 6th November 2020 by knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had won against Philip Luis Cuerdo on 1st June 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.
Before that, he had beat Naoki Mochizuki on 2nd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.
He had defeated Shun Kosaka on 6th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo.
Edwards remains undefeated as a professional.
In his last fight, he won against Moruti Mthalane on 30th April 2021 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Thomas Essomba on 29th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at BT Sport Studio, London.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Marcel Braithwaite on 21st December 2019 by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Super Flyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Hugo Rosendo Guarneros on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.
Hehad won against Hiram Gallardo on 13th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at O2 Arena, London.
In terms of recent activity, Sunny Edwards has been fighting more than Junto Nakatani.
Junto Nakatani last fought 1 month and 14 days ago, while Sunny Edwards' last outing was 5 months and 24 days ago.
Nakatani's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.
Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 56 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.2 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Nakatani vs Edwards?
Sunny Edwards is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Junto Nakatani if you fancy the incredible upset.