VS
Dec 16 2023
Saturday

Desert Diamond Arena, Glendale, United States

12 round contest @ Flyweight
18-0-0
TKO 9
RTD 9
20-0-0

Your Scorecard

Belts on The Line

Vacant IBF World Flyweight Championship
Vacant WBO World Flyweight Championship

The tape

24
Age
28
5' 4" / 163 cm
Height
5' 3" / 160 cm
66.9" / 170 cm
Reach
59.8" / 152 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
UDUDUDUDUD
18
Wins
20
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2017
Debut
2016

Tape rankings @ Flyweight

4
The Ring
1
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WBA
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WBC
-
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WBO
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IBF
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Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez vs Sunny Edwards report


Who won Rodriguez vs Edwards?

Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez beat Sunny Edwards by technical knockout in the 9th round on Saturday, December 16th, 2023, at Desert Diamond Arena, Glendale.

The scorecards were announced in favor of winner Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 112 pounds (8 stone or 50.8 kg).

This contest was for the unified flyweight championship of the world, with the IBF, and WBO belts on the line.

Also on the undercard Murodjon Akhmadaliev was victorious over Kevin Gonzalez for the WBA World Super Bantamweight championship, Galal Yafai beat Rocco Santomauro, Peter McGrail was overcome by Jarico O’Quinn, Arturo Popoca was victorious over Carlos Mujica, Albert Gonzalez beat Alexis Eduardo Molina, Junaid Bostan defeated Gordie Russ II, and Joe McGrail was victorious over Edgar Ortiz Jr.

Rodriguez vs Edwards stats

Back in December 2023, Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws.

Sunny Edwards made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws.

Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez was the younger man by 4 years, at 24 years old.

Rodriguez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Edwards. That also extended to a 7-inch reach advantage.

Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez fought out of the southpaw stance, while Sunny Edwards was an orthodox fighter.

Rodriguez was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 months later than Edwards, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 67 fewer professional rounds, totaling 103 compared to Edwards' 170.

Rodriguez vs Edwards form

Rodriguez remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Cristian Gonzalez on April 8, 2023, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Boeing Center at Tech Port, San Antonio, United States.

Prior to that, he had beaten Israel Gonzalez on September 17, 2022, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had won against Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on June 25, 2022, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Tech Port Arena, Texas.

Before that, he had beaten Carlos Cuadras on February 5, 2022, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Footprint Center, Arizona.

He had defeated Jose Alejandro Burgos on October 16, 2021, by knockout in the 4th round at Chukchansi Park, California.

Sunny Edwards had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, 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.

Prior to that, he had won against Felix Alvarado on November 11, 2022, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Utilita Arena, Sheffield.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had beaten Jayson Mama on December 11, 2021, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai.

He had won against Moruti Mthalane on April 30, 2021, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at York Hall, London, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez had been fighting more than Sunny Edwards.

Going into this contest, Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez had last fought 8 months and 8 days ago, while Sunny Edwards' last outing had been 6 months and 6 days ago.

Rodriguez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 2 months, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

Edwards' last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.

What time did Rodriguez vs Edwards start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Desert Diamond Arena, Glendale, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Rodriguez vs Edwards?

The DAZN show began at 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST. The DAZN Global broadcast of the card started at 1:00 AM (GTM).

What were the odds on Rodriguez vs Edwards?

Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez was a 4/9 (-230) favorite going into the contest, while Sunny Edwards made his way into the ring at 7/4 (+180) with oddsmakers.

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