News | Mar 23 2019

Charlie Edwards cruises to first defence of his WBC flyweight title

WBC flyweight Charlie Edwards shuts out Angel Moreno as headlines at the Copper Box in London
Charlie Edwards
Edwards is making the second defence of his WBC flyweight title Action Image/Matthew Childs

CHARLIE EDWARDS eased to the first defence of his WBC flyweight title by earning a unanimous decision victory over Spain’s Angel Moreno at the Copper Box Arena in London.

Just three months after unexpectedly winning it from Cristofer Rosales, the 26-year-old further enhanced his reputation to remain in contention for the higher-profile fights that will define his reign as champion.

He consistently outclassed his limited challenger, hurting him throughout and securing an eighth-round knockdown to make the three ringside judges’ scores of 120-107 almost inevitable.


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