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Who won Edwards vs Biyong?
Christian Edwards beat Simon Biyong by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest, during the main card of Bellator 261, on Friday 25th June 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 30-27, 30-27 in favor of winner Christian Edwards.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Edwards vs Biyong stats
Christian Edwards stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 4 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Simon Biyong made his way to the ring with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Biyong had a massive power advantage over Edwards, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Edwards' 50%.
Christian Edwards was the younger man by 8 years, at 23 years old.
Biyong had a height advantage of 1 inch over Edwards. Despite this, he had 4-inch reach advantage.
Edwards was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2019, 2 year later than Biyong, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 14 to Biyong's 20.