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- Name: Ben Edwards
- Pro Boxing Record: 5-1-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Nickname: The Guvner
- Current Streak: 1 Loss
- Age: 35 | Date of Birth: 1985.02.17
- Last Fight: August 08, 2019 in PFL
- Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 264.2 lbs
- Affiliation: N/A
- Height: 6'3" (191cm) | Reach: 76.0" (193cm)
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
- Born: Sydney, Australia
- Fighting out of: Queanbeyan, Australia
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Edwards has background in rugby and played for the 'Canberra Raiders' team, representing them in the 'Harold Matthew's Cup and the S.G Ball Cup'. He also represented the 'Queanbeyan Blues' of Dickson College where he attended before going Kickboxing fulltime.
Starting Kickboxing in 2003 at 'The Bulldog Gym' in Canberra, he was coached by the late John Verran and also by Jamie McCuig. Aswell as Kickboxing rules, Edwards has fought under Western Boxing rules where his record stands at 5 - 1, and is a former Australian Heavyweight Champion (2015).
He has fought some of the toughest veterans of Heavyweight Kickboxing including Rico Verhoeven, Roman Kleibl, Errol Zimmerman, Jason Suttie, Alistair Overeem, Jahfarr Wilnis and Nobu Hayashi, while earning victories over Paul Slowinski, Cătălin Moroşanu, Ramazan Ramazanov, Jamal Ben-Saddik, Carter Williams, Daniel Sam, "Mighty Mo", Rick Cheek, and Andrew Peck to name a few.
Edwards has fought at most of the highest level pro-Kickboxing tournaments including 'K1', 'Glory', 'It's Showtime' and 'SuperKombat' going 8 - 7 in those promotions. He holds the notable achievement of having the fastest win of a K1 tournament by total accumilated time, beating out veteran Jerome LeBanner who previously held the record. His total time of 3 minutes and 28 seconds surpassed LeBanner's record of 4 minutes and 4 seconds which had came 9 years earlier.
As of 2017, Edwards Kickboxing record stands at 38 - 10 - 2, with 33 wins by stoppage. some of his achievements include :
- 2013 Kings of Kombat Heavyweight champion
- 2010 K-1 World Grand Prix in Canberra Champion
- 2009 ISKA Super-heavyweight World champion (2 title defense
- 2008 ISKA Super-heavyweight South Pacific title
- 2013 C8 Heavyweight Champion ( MMA )