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  • Bam Rodriguez

    • w 18
    • ko 11
    • L 0
    • D 0
  • 16 December 2023

    VS

  • Sunny Edwards

    • w 20
    • ko 4
    • L 0
    • D 0

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Boxing fans are in for a thrilling showdown as the highly anticipated unification fight between Jesse Rodriguez and Sunny Edwards has been confirmed by Matchroom Boxing. Rodriguez will defend his WBO flyweight title, while Edwards will put his IBF championship on the line. Although the exact date and venue for this clash have yet to be announced, it is expected to be one of the most significant fights of 2023.

Jesse Rodriguez, with his undefeated record of 18-0 and 11 knockout victories, had a breakout year in 2022. He made headlines by defeating Carlos Cuadras and Srisaket Sor Rungvisai consecutively, the latter in a dominating fashion. Rodriguez then showcased his resilience with a hard-fought decision win over Israel Gonzalez. Despite suffering a broken jaw, he dropped back down to the flyweight division in April and secured the title previously held by Junto Nakatani with a wide decision victory over Cristian Gonzalez. Rodriguez’s recovery from his jaw injury may determine the exact timing of this anticipated matchup.

Sunny Edwards, boasting an undefeated record of 20-0 with 4 knockouts, has defended his IBF flyweight title successfully four times since winning it from Moruti Mthalane two years ago. Efforts to arrange a unification bout with WBC champion Julio Cesar Martinez were unsuccessful, making this unification match at 112 pounds the fight that fans have been eagerly waiting for.

While the quality of the fight remains uncertain and dependent on the fighters’ strategies, it has generated significant excitement among boxing enthusiasts. The date and venue for this unification bout will be revealed soon, promising an electrifying clash between two talented champions.

Bam Rodriguez vs Sunny Edwards UNDERCARD

  • No undercards
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  • 1.4
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