Sunny Edwards Vs Felix Alvarado: Everything You Need To Know

We've got you covered as Sunny Edwards defends his IBF flyweight world title in Sheffield
07:00, 08 Nov 2022

Flyweight world champion Sunny Edwards defends his IBF title on Friday in Sheffield when he collides Felix Alvarado.

Edwards, making his third defence, is one of British boxing’s most skilled stars and this bout with the hard-hitting Nicaraguan, a former title holder at light flyweight, is sure to be a fascinating clash of styles. Here’s everything you need to know about a jam-packed card in the Steel City. 

Where: Sheffield Arena, Sheffield

When: Friday 11th November, 2022

How To Watch: The card is free to watch on Fite.TV. The coverage begins at 5.30pm in the UK, with the main event expected at about 10pm. 

Tale Of The Tape:


Place Of Birth: Sutton, London, United Kingdom

Residence: Croydon, London, United Kingdom

Age: 26

Alias: Showtime

Record: 18-0 (4)

Height: 5′3″ 

Reach: N/A

Stance: Orthodox

Last Fight: Vs Muhammad Waseem (W-UD), 19/03/22


Place Of Birth: Managua, Nicaragua

Residence: Managua, Nicaragua

Age: 33

Alias: El Gemelo

Record: 38-2 (33)

Height: 5′4″ 

Reach: 68’’

Stance: Orthodox

Last Fight: Vs Luis Cerrito Hernandez (W-KO4), 21/05/22

What They Say:

Edwards: “I have become one of the most avoided fighters in world boxing, but Felix Alvarado has the courage to face me on November 11, and that makes him an extremely dangerous opponent.

“I have grand plans to become the undisputed flyweight world champion, and then move through the weights, and I am totally confident that will happen – but there is no room for error against a fighter of Alvarado’s calibre, that’s for sure.” 

Alvarado: “I am ready for this fight against Sunny Edwards, and I want to thank God for allowing me the opportunity to achieve my dream of becoming a two-weight world champion.”

Full FIght Card:

Sunny Edwards vs Felix Alvarado, IBF world flyweight title

Thomas Essomba vs Marcel Braithwaite, super-flyweight

Jack Bateson vs Shabaz Masoud, WBA Inter-Continental super-bantamweight title

Hebert Conceicao Sousa vs Gideon Onyenani, middleweight

Ishmael Davis vs TBA, middleweight

Levi Kinsiona vs TBA, super-lightweight

Khalid Ayub vs TBA, light-heavyweight

Nicolie Campbell vs TBA, super-middleweight

Lisa Whiteside vs TBA, super-bantamweight

Kyle Yousaf vs TBA, flyweight

Bradley Cousins vs TBA, light-heavyweight

Betfred Odds:*

Edwards: 2/11

Draw: 20/1

Alvarado: 7/2

Betfred's Edwards vs Alvarado Fight Odds*

*18+ | BeGambleAware

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