Dec 16 2023
Saturday

Desert Diamond Arena, Glendale, United States

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

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Belts on The Line

IBF World Flyweight Championship
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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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 16th December 2023 at Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale.

The scorecards were announced as 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 & WBO belts on the line.

Also, on the undercard Murodjon Akhmadaliev was victorious over Kevin Gonzalez for the WBA World Super Bantamweight championship, Peter McGrail lost to Jarico O’Quinn, Galal Yafai defeated Rocco Santomauro, 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 loses 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 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 5 months later than Edwards, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He had fought 67 less professional rounds, 103 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 beat Cristian Gonzalez on 8th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Flyweight championship fight at Boeing Center at Tech Port, San Antonio, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Israel Gonzalez on 17th September 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 25th June 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 beat Carlos Cuadras on 5th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Footprint Center, Arizona.

He had defeated Jose Alejandro Burgos on 16th October 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 10th June 2023 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, Wembley, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Felix Alvarado on 11th November 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 19th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Flyweight championship fight at Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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

He had won against Moruti Mthalane on 30th April 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 to 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, meaning he had been fighting on average 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 is expected to begin at 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST. The DAZN Global broadcast of the card is expected to start at 1:00 AM (GTM).

What were the odds on Rodriguez vs Edwards?

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

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