Jason Moloney

Jason Moloney (born 10 January 1991) is an Australian professional boxer from Australia. He challenged once for the IBF bantamweight title in 2018. At regional level, he has held the WBA Oceania bantamweight title since 2017 and held the Commonwealth bantamweight title in 2018. As an amateur he represented Australia at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

On 1 July 2018, it was announced that Moloney entered the second season of the World Boxing Super Series in the bantamweight division, and fought Emmanuel_Rodríguez on 20, 18 October for the IBF Bantamweight World Championship. Moloney lost the fight via split decision. Moloney won the fight over Cris Paulino on March 30, 2019 and retained the WBA Oceania bantamweight title.

On 15 June, 2019, Moloney faced Goodluck Mrema. In the third round, Moloney hit Mrema with a devastating left hook to the ear. Mrema had a delayed reaction, but ended up going down and counted out of the fight. Moloney was awarded the KO win.

In his next fight, Moloney scored another KO win, against #9 WBA ranked Dixon Flores. Moloney was dominant throughout the fight, as his opponent looked overmatched.

In his following fight, Moloney fought Leonardo Baez at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. In the third round, Moloney managed to cut Baez around his right eye. Moloney was punishing Baez throughout the fight, which resulted in Baez's corner stopping the fight in the seventh round. On September 8th Top Rank announced that Moloney will challenge reigning WBA, IBF & Ring Bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue on October 31st in Las Vegas. This will mark Moloney's second attempt at a world title. *

* This information is from Wikipedia

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