• Fri, Apr 30, 2021
Moruti Mthalane vs. Sunny Edwards

On Friday, April 30 at the York Hall in London, United Kingdom Moruti «Babyface» Mthalane will meet Sunny «Showtime» Edwards for IBF title in a 12-round flyweight bout.

Moruti Mthalane
Moruti Mthalane
Babyface
Sunny Edwards
Sunny Edwards
Showtime
Country South AfricaSouth Africa
Gauteng, South Africa
United KingdomUnited Kingdom
Sutton, London, United Kingdom
Age 38 years 25 years
Pro 20 years 4 years
Height 5′ 2½″ (159 cm) 5′ 3″ (160 cm)
Reach 64½″ (164 cm) -
Division flyweight
(112 lbs / 50,8 kg)
flyweight
(112 lbs / 50,8 kg)
Stance

orthodox

orthodox
Titles
IBF (flyweight)
-
Record 39 - 2 - 0
(26 KOs)
15 - 0 - 0
(4 KOs)
KOs 66% 26%
Inactive 494 days 244 days
Advant.
Sunny Edwards won by unanimous decision (UD).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Friday, April 30 at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the York Hall in London, United Kingdom.

On which TV channel can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Moruti Mthalane versus Sunny Edwards?

  • ESPN+ (USA)
  • ESPN+ (Mexico)
  • BT Sport Box Office

Mthalane vs. Edwards Fight Promo

Who is fighting on the undercard on Friday, April 30?

Division Fighter №1 Fighter №2 Notes
flyweight (112 lbs)Moruti MthalaneSunny EdwardsFor IBF World tit.
super bantamweight (122 lbs)Michael ConlanIonut Baluta
super welterweight (154 lbs)Troy WilliamsonKieran Smith
super featherweight (130 lbs)Ryan GarnerPaul Holt
super welterweight (154 lbs)Joshua FrankhamNaheem Ali
super welterweight (154 lbs)Levi FrankhamPaul Cummings
super welterweight (154 lbs)Jonathan KumuteoDale Arrowsmith
Moruti «Babyface» Mthalane

Moruti «Babyface» Mthalane

Moruti Mthalane is a South African boxer.
As a professional athlete, Mthalane has been performing for 20 years.

Moruti was born in Gauteng, South Africa, on October 6, 1982.
He currently resides in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Last fight

The last fight of Moruti Mthalane took place on December 23, 2019 against Akira YaegashiAkira Yaegashi.
Mthalane won by technical knockout (TKO).

Moruti Mthalane vs. Akira Yaegashi 

Moruti Mthalane's last fight

First world title

On November 20, 2009 Moruti Mthalane became the IBF flyweight champion in a fight for the vacant title.

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 41
  • Wins: 39
  • Wins by KO: 26
  • Wins by dec: 13
  • Losses: 2
  • Losses by KO: 2
  • Losses by dec: 0
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Moruti Mthalane have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-04-30 Sunny Edwards
(15 - 0 - 0)
Loss
UD
IBF World Flyweight Title
2019-12-23 Akira Yaegashi
(28 - 6 - 0)
Win
TKO
IBF World Flyweight Title
2019-05-13 Masayuki Kuroda
(30 - 7 - 3)
Win
UD
IBF World Flyweight Title
2018-12-31 Masahiro Sakamoto
(13 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
IBF World Flyweight Title
2018-07-15 Muhammad Waseem
(8 - 0 - 0)
Win
UD
vacant IBF World Flyweight Title
2017-10-27 Ardin Diale
(33 - 11 - 4)
Win
TKO
vacant IBF International Flyweight Title
2017-09-24 Isaac Quaye
(30 - 12 - 1)
Win
TKO
2017-04-28 Genisis Libranza
(11 - 0 - 0)
Win
KO
IBO World Flyweight Title
2015-12-12 Renz Rosia
(12 - 3 - 0)
Win
TKO
IBO World Flyweight Title
2014-10-26 Odilon Zaleta
(15 - 4 - 0)
Win
UD
IBO World Flyweight Title
2014-03-15 Jether Oliva
(20 - 1 - 2)
Win
SD
vacant IBO World Flyweight Title
2012-09-01 Ricardo Nunez
(24 - 2 - 0)
Win
TKO
IBF World Flyweight Title
2011-10-28 Andrea Sarritzu
(32 - 4 - 4)
Win
TKO
IBF World Flyweight Title
2011-03-26 John Riel Casimero
(14 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
IBF World Flyweight Title
2010-09-01 Zolani Tete
(13 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
IBF World Flyweight Title
2009-11-20 Julio Cesar Miranda
(30 - 4 - 1)
Win
UD
vacant IBF World Flyweight Title
2009-04-18 Lehlohonolo Ramagole
(9 - 2 - 0)
Win
KO
South African Flyweight Title
2008-11-01 Nonito Donaire
(19 - 1 - 0)
Loss
TKO
IBF World Flyweight Title
IBO World Flyweight Title
2008-07-05 Hussein Hussein
(31 - 4 - 0)
Win
UD
2008-04-12 Joel Kunene
(12 - 10 - 2)
Win
TKO
South African Flyweight Title
2007-09-29 Apol Suico
(9 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
vacant WBC International Flyweight Title
2007-06-16 Xola Sifama
(7 - 2 - 0)
Win
TKO
South African Flyweight Title
2006-12-01 Zamumzi Xola
(16 - 7 - 5)
Win
TKO
South African Flyweight Title
2006-08-11 Akhona Aliva
(12 - 2 - 1)
Win
KO
South African Flyweight Title
2005-09-03 Mbulelo Nyanda
(15 - 9 - 0)
Win
TKO
2005-05-28 Thembelani Maphuma
(10 - 2 - 2)
Win
KO
2005-03-12 Siphiwe Khumalo
(10 - 2 - 1)
Win
PTS
2004-09-24 Nkqubela Gwazela
(13 - 2 - 0)
Loss
TKO
vacant WBC International Flyweight Title
South African Flyweight Title
2004-06-26 Vincent Mogotsi
(6 - 6 - 2)
Win
TKO
2004-05-08 Joel Kunene
(6 - 4 - 1)
Win
PTS
2004-02-24 Thabo Tshehla
(6 - 4 - 0)
Win
TKO
2003-11-28 Piet Nkate
(6 - 6 - 3)
Win
TKO
2003-09-30 Siphiwe Khumalo
(8 - 0 - 1)
Win
TKO
2003-08-15 Mpumezi Mazantsi
(1 - 7 - 1)
Win
KO
2003-06-25 Nelson Sebobiso
(5 - 1 - 2)
Win
PTS
2002-12-07 Joel Kunene
(2 - 2 - 0)
Win
PTS
2002-07-13 Nyiko Zitha
(1 - 2 - 0)
Win
TKO
2001-12-14 Sibonelo Gumede
(4 - 2 - 1)
Win
PTS
2001-07-08 Wiseman Mnguni
(0 - 2 - 0)
Win
TKO
2001-04-27 Sibongakonke Mchunu
(2 - 1 - 1)
Win
PTS
2001-01-21 Ishmael Mtshali
(debut)
Win
PTS
2000-12-10 Wiseman Mnguni
(0 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO

All Moruti Mthalane's losses

Who all beat Moruti Mthalane?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-04-30 Sunny Edwards
(15 - 0 - 0)
Loss
UD
IBF World Flyweight Title
2008-11-01 Nonito Donaire
(19 - 1 - 0)
Loss
TKO
IBF World Flyweight Title
IBO World Flyweight Title
2004-09-24 Nkqubela Gwazela
(13 - 2 - 0)
Loss
TKO
vacant WBC International Flyweight Title
South African Flyweight Title

Moruti «Babyface» Mthalane Highlights

Sunny «Showtime» Edwards

Sunny «Showtime» Edwards

Sunny Edwards is a British boxer.
As a professional athlete, Edwards has been performing for 4 years and remains undefeated.

Sunny was born in Sutton, London, United Kingdom, on January 1, 1996.
He currently resides in Croydon, London, United Kingdom.

Last fight

The last fight of Sunny Edwards took place on August 29, 2020 against Thomas Essomba.
Edwards won by unanimous decision (UD).

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 15
  • Wins: 15
  • Wins by KO: 4
  • Wins by dec: 11
  • Losses: 0
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Sunny Edwards have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-04-30 Moruti Mthalane
(39 - 2 - 0)
Win
UD
IBF World Flyweight Title
2020-08-29 Thomas Essomba
(10 - 5 - 0)
Win
UD
IBF International Super Flyweight Title
2019-12-21 Marcel Braithwaite
(9 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
vacant BBBofC British Super Flyweight Title
2019-09-14 Rosendo Hugo Guarneros
(16 - 2 - 2)
Win
UD
vacant IBF International Flyweight Title
vacant WBO Inter-Continental Flyweight Title
2019-07-13 Hiram Gallardo
(12 - 2 - 2)
Win
UD
vacant IBF International Super Flyweight Title
2019-04-27 Pedro Matos
(7 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBO European Super Flyweight Title
2018-12-15 Junior Granados
(16 - 5 - 1)
Win
UD
vacant WBO International Super Flyweight Title
2018-10-26 Ryan Farrag
(19 - 3 - 0)
Win
UD
WBO European Super Flyweight Title
2018-06-30 Cristian Narvaez
(15 - 7 - 4)
Win
PTS
2018-03-03 Patrik Bartos
(12 - 17 - 0)
Win
TKO
2017-11-27 Ross Murray
(6 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
vacant WBO European Super Flyweight Title
2017-07-22 Jose Aguilar
(16 - 36 - 4)
Win
PTS
2017-05-20 Gyula Dodu
(12 - 3 - 1)
Win
TKO
2016-12-09 Craig Derbyshire
(3 - 14 - 0)
Win
PTS
2016-10-13 Brett Fidoe
(6 - 29 - 2)
Win
PTS
2016-09-24 Sergey Tasimov
(10 - 60 - 4)
Win
PTS

All Sunny Edwards's losses

Sunny Edwards remains undefeated as a professional.

Sunny «Showtime» Edwards Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Mthalane to win: 1/2
  • Edwards to win: 2/1
  • Draw: 20/1

Prediction

Sergey Loktev
Who will win: Mthalane or Edwards?

Mthalane and Edwards are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the boxers will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Sunny Edwards will win by unanimous decision.

rating star rating star rating star rating star rating star  4,2/5
Open
×