Charlie Edwards calls his own BROTHER Sunny Edwards, wants to challenge him for the world title
Charlie Edwards remarkably called out his brother Sunny Edwards for a fight.
The flyweights were previously not expected to face each other in the ring, although it suddenly became a possibility.
Older brother Charlie, 30, previously held the WBC world flyweight title between 2018 and 2019.
Younger brother Sunny, 27, is the reigning IBF flyweight world champion.
Following the announcement of Sunny’s new contract to sign with promoter Eddie Hearn on Friday, Charlie took to Instagram to congratulate him and make a plea.
He said: “The news is out of the bag.
“Congratulations to my little brother Sunny Edwards on signing a deal with Eddie Hearn to get the biggest flyweight fights in the division.
“Go out there unify, get an undisputed brother.
“But when you’re ready for the real big fight, call Eddie, call me.
“Edwards versus Edwards, let’s go.”
Typically in boxing, big brother names such as Jermall Charlo and Jermell Charlo or Wladimir Klitschko and Vitali Klitschko refused to meet in the ring.
However, there is precedent for this to happen before.
In 1993, Kusuo Eguchi and Katsuaki Eguchi fought for the Japanese minimum weight title.
Older brother Kusuo was 24 and held a 10-3 record. While his younger brother Katsuaki was 22 and held a 10-4 record.
In a dramatic fight, the pair traded knockdowns.
In the end, Kusuo KOd Katsuaki with a huge left uppercut in round six.
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