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Sunny Edwards Choices Andres Campos To Retain IBF Flyweight Belt

Posted on 06/10/2023

By: Sean Crose

Chilean flyweight Andres Campos travelled to England within the hope of profitable the IBF flyweight title off of defending champion Sunny Edwards on Saturday. Not solely was Edwards already in possession of the IBF strap, he was combating in his homeland, at London’s OVO Enviornment Wembley. Nonetheless, Campos was assured within the lead as much as the match. The 19-0 Edwards landed effectively to the physique of the 15-0 Campos within the first. The defending titlist additionally employed a coy protection within the opening chapter. What’s extra, Edwards was capable of land successfully on his man within the second. Campos took to bulling ahead on the defending champion within the third. It proved to be a much better spherical for the challenger.

Picture: DAZN

Each males took to combating in shut within the fourth. Every fighter carried out effectively. With that in thoughts, Edwards was efficiently capable of keep vary within the fifth. Issues slowed down a bit within the sixth. By the seventh, it was clear that Edwards was controlling the tempo of the struggle for essentially the most half, touchdown effectively and seemingly at will from the muse of a sound protection. That protection of Edwards stored working for the champion within the eighth. The ninth just about supplied extra of the identical.

Campos’ offense appeared spectacular within the tenth. It could not have been sufficient to win the spherical, however it was holding Edwards cautious. But Edwards continued to largely hit with out getting hit within the eleventh. The twelfth and last spherical noticed Campos unable to ship the knockout he wanted to win the struggle. After the ultimate bell had run, the judges unsurprisingly dominated in favor of Edwards, who received to go residence with the IBF belt nonetheless in his possession.



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