Edgar Berlanga: Height, Weight, Record and Every Stat You Need to Know

Published 04/24/2021, 10:43 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – DECEMBER 12: Edgar Berlanga celebrates after defeating Ulises Sierra at the MGM Grand Conference Center on December 12, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images)


Knockout artist Edgar Berlanga is one of the brightest prospects in the sport. The undefeated American has taken the sport by storm, steamrolling his way to 16 knockout wins. However, he has constantly reminded fans and followers that it is only the start.

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Berlanga returns to the ring on the undercard of Emanuel Navarrete vs. Christopher Diaz. He will take on Demond Nicholson and will look to extend his unbeaten streak. So ahead of his fight, here’s everything you need to know about ‘The Chosen One’.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – DECEMBER 14: Edgar Berlanga celebrates his first round Technical Knockout against Cesar Nunez during their super middleweight bout at Madison Square Garden on December 14, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Edgar Berlanga’s physical attributes

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The American fighter stands at a height of 6’1” and has an impressive reach of 73”. Moreover, the undefeated fight competes in the super-middleweight division and thus, weighs in at a maximum of 168 lbs. However, his walk-around weight and weight on fight night will be higher.

These physical attributes show why ‘The Chosen One’ is such a threat in the division. He is taller than Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders and has a longer reach than both the champions. And Alvarez’s physicality is one of his biggest attributes. This explains why experts rate the American sensation so highly.

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LAS VEGAS, NV – DECEMBER 12: Edgar Berlanga celebrates after defeating Ulises Sierra at the MGM Grand Conference Center on December 12, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images)

Other stats you need to know about Edgar Berlanga

The physical attributes explain why Berlanga is such a tough opponent to face in the ring. However, there is more to the 23-year-old than just his physical attributes.

‘The Chosen One’ is on a 16-fight unbeaten streak in his professional career. Moreover, all of his knockouts have come in the 1st round, which gives him a 100% knockout ratio.

Thus, the unbeaten fighter is chasing the record of most consecutive 1st-round knockouts, which late boxer Ali Raymi holds at 21 knockouts.

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Such is the power of Berlanga, he is now often called ‘The Puerto Rican Mike Tyson’. In addition, he silenced critics in his last fight when he handed Ulises Sierra his first knockout loss, shutting down any criticism about the quality of his opponent.

Only time will tell if Berlanga is the real deal and the heir to Canelo Alvarez in the super-middleweight division.

What do you make of Edgar Berlanga? Do you think he is worthy of all the hype?

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Leonardo Carvalho

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Leonardo Carvalho is a Boxing Writer for EssentiallySports. Before working as a boxing web journalist, Leonardo dabbled in roles ranging from an SEO specialist to a Chegg expert. Alongside his current role, Leonardo runs a YouTube channel where he combines his passion for fitness with sports.

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