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US - TBC / UK - TBC
Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Edwards vs Ward?
Fabian Edwards is set to face the challenge of Charlie Ward, as the co-main event of Bellator Milan, on Saturday 29th October 2022 at Allianz Cloud Arena in Milan.
The fight will take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Edwards vs Ward stats
Fabian Edwards steps into the ring with a record of 10 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Charlie Ward will make his way to the ring with a record of 10 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ward has advantage in power over Edwards, with a 60% knock out percentage over Edwards' 40%.
Fabian Edwards is the older man by 29 years, at 29 years old.
Edwards has a height advantage of 2 inches over Ward. This also extends to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Edwards is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2017, 2 year and 1 month later than Ward, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 7 less professional rounds, 23 to Ward's 30.
Edwards vs Ward form
Edwards has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he won against Lyoto Machida at Bellator 281 on 13th May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at SSE Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Austin Vanderford at Bellator 259 on 21st May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Costello van Steenis at Bellator Euro Series 8 on 26th September 2020 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Allianz Cloud, Milan, Italy.
Before that, he had won against Mike Shipman at Bellator London on 23rd November 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at SSE Arena, London, England.
He had beat Jonathan Bosuku at Bellator 223 on 22nd June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at SSE Arena, London.
Edwards' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 3 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Ward's last 4 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 3 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
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Edwards vs Ward US streams
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Edwards vs Ward UK streams
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