Sanchez weighed 126 pounds. 6 while Franco is four spots below at No. Andrew Moloney and Joshua Franco made weight Monday afternoon for the first world title fight ESPN will televise since it began broadcasting boxing again … Joshua Franco fights on the superfly division and his instance is orthodox. “It’s a dream come true for me to be headlining at the MGM Grand for my first world title defence,” Moloney said. How would Jermall Charlo do vs. Gennady Golovkin? Joshua stands the height of about 5 feet and 5 inches tall. The clash between Moloney and Franco is a match-up of fighters ranked in the top-10 by The Ring. Currently you have JavaScript disabled. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. Use of these names, logos, and brands does not imply endorsement unless specified. “I will do my best to entertain the fans during this time and make my training team, promoter and everyone in San Antonio proud. 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Mikey Williams/Top Rank Moloney was elevated from the WBA’s interim 115-pound champion to world champion since he won the WBA interim crown by stopping Guyana’s Elton Dharry (24-6-1, 14 KOs) after the eighth round of his last fight, November 15 in Melbourne, Australia. In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. Both Andrew Moloney and Joshua Franco made weight for their 12-round bout Tuesday night at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. How Would The Remainder Of Tyson v Holyfield II Played Out Had Tyson Not Been Disqualified? This can turn into a war late. Directly to your inbox. - On half of the twin duo from Australia, Andrew Moloney (21-0, 14KO) more. LETS GO! In the co-feature, featherweights Christopher Diaz 25-2 (16) and Jason Sanchez 15-1 (8) meet in a clash of former world title challengers over 10 rounds. According to the oddsmakers, it was an upset, but Joshua Franco (17-1-2, 8 KOs) was not surprised. - On half of the twin duo from Australia, Andrew Moloney (21-0, 14KO) more. Andrew Moloney, Joshua Franco make weight in Las Vegas Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank 23 Jun by Francisco Salazar Both Andrew Moloney and Joshua Franco made weight for their 12-round bout Tuesday night at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. Franco defeated Andrew Moloney via unanimous decision to win the WBA super flyweight world title Tuesday evening by scores of 115-112 and 114-113 2x. What lies ahead for Gervonta Davis and Naoya Inoue after highlight-reel KOs? Franco first stepped on the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s scale at 115.2 pounds. Joshua Franco, left, scored a key knockdown in the 11th round en route to defeating Andrew Moloney and capturing the WBA "regular" junior bantamweight title. Nicaragua’s Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez (49-2, 41 KOs) is the WBA’s “super” champion in the 115-pound division. I know that all my hard work will pay off when I step into the ring and become a world champion,” WBA number 12 Franco said. Saucedo retires from boxing at 26 after brain bleeds, Gervonta Davis vs. Leo Santa Cruz: Afterthoughts, Oleksandr Usyk vs Dereck Chisora Undercard Results: Tommy McCarthy Takes Hope Vacant EBU Cruiserweight Title Against Bilal Laggoune, Davis Knocks Out Santa Cruz With Frightening Sixth Round Uppercut, Lopez has surgery on right foot, out 5-6 weeks, ‘OLEKSANDR USYK the REAL THREAT AT HEAVYWEIGHT’ – Peter Fury, Eddie Hearn Reacts To Kell Brook Questioning His Loyalty, Oleksandr Usyk vs Dereck Chisora Undercard Results: Lee Selby Comes Up Short Against George Kambosos, Oleksandr Usyk Gives Anthony Joshua Two Choices: “Either He Fights Me Or He Relinquishes”, Inoue beats Moloney with 7th-round knockout, Davis takes Santa Cruz’s belt with uppercut KO. In the co-feature, which will open the ESPN telecast, featherweight Christopher Diaz will face Jason Sanchez in a 10-round bout between former world title challengers. Joseph Adorno (14-0-1, 12 KOs), Allentown, Pennsylvania, 136 pounds vs. Alexis del Bosque (17-5, 9 KOs), Dallas, 134¼ pounds, 8 rounds, junior welterweights. Let's see how Andrew Moloney perform against Joshua Franco. Otto Wallin demands rematch with Tyson Fury, Errol Spence Jr prepared to jump up two weight classes…, Is this the last we’ve seen of Canelo Alvarez on…, Chris Eubank Jr calls out all the champions at middleweight, The Importance of Floyd Mayweather in Gervonta Davis’ corner, Gervonta Davis promises early knockout of Leo Santa Cruz, Tank Davis vs Leo Santa Cruz moved to Oct 31…. Moloney came in at 114.6 pounds while Franco scaled 115 pounds. 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Andrew Moloney and Joshua Franco made weight Monday afternoon for the first world title fight ESPN will televise since it began broadcasting boxing again June 9. Diaz weighed 124.9 pounds at Monday’s weigh-in. Adam Stewart (8-0-1, 5 KOs), Phoenix, 232¼ pounds vs. Helaman Olguin (7-3, 3 KOs), South Jordan, Utah, 290 pounds, 6 rounds, heavyweights. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Andrew Moloney and Joshua Franco made weight on Monday afternoon on the eve of their first championship bout, which ESPN will broadcast after the resumption of boxing evenings on June 9. I doubt you can find any odds at 9-1. Below are weights for the three fights ESPN will televise between the Diaz-Sanchez and Moloney-Franco fights. San Antonio’s Franco came in at 115 pounds even for their 12-round, 115-pound championship match. He weighed exactly 115 pounds after taking off his underwear and his protective mask. The site is run by boxing fans James Tonks and Lee Daley. He can be reached on Twitter @Idecboxing. Joseph ‘Blessed Hands’ Adorno 14-0-1 (12), who is coming off an eight-round draw in January, will look to get back to his winning ways against Alexis del Bosque 17-5 (9) in an eight-rounder at lightweight. That is 165 in centimeter. The fight will air live on ESPN (8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. Early odds…, Keith Thurman admits he suffered depression following Manny Pacquiao loss, Terence Crawford vs Kell Brook set for Nov 14, Joshua…, Kell Brook to face Terence Crawford without Dominic Ingle in…, Kell Brook tipped to take on Terence Crawford on November…. Australia’s Moloney officially weighed in at 114½ pounds for his defense of the WBA world super flyweight title Tuesday night at MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas. He refuses to believe that Roberto Duran ever lost to Tommy Hearns and says that Jeff Fenech would destroy Chuck Norris, Bruce Lee and Muhammad Ali on the same night. There is no information available about his parents and other family members. Australian-based boxing journalist Anthony Cocks has been covering the sport for over 15 years for various print and online publications. The 29-year-old Moloney is listed as a 9-1 favorite to defeat Franco, the WBA’s 12th-rated contender for his championship. Wilder rips Fury: Don’t ‘weasel out of’ rematch, Bob Arum Responds To Deontay Wilder’s Cheating Claim: “He’s Mimicking Donald Trump, In Other Words, He’s Lying”, Naoya Inoue Brutalizes, Then Stops Jason Moloney In Seven Rounds, Showtime PPV Recap: Barrios Stops A Courageous Karl In Six, Jaime Munguia Fights Through Fire, Stops Johnson in Six Due To Severe Cut, McCarthy sees European title fight as world title eliminator, Inoue: Images Of My Family, Son Got Me Through Trouble In 9th Round With Donaire, Survey says: UFC fighters have no (good) answer for WBC boxers on ‘Family Feud’. 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