Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Bantamweight
When is Donaire vs Moloney?
Nonito Donaire could take on Jason Moloney in Summer 2022 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Donaire vs Moloney stats
Nonito Donaire would step into the ring with a record of 41 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 27 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jason Moloney would make his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Moloney would have advantage in power over Donaire, with a 82% knock out percentage over Donaire's 66%.
Nonito Donaire is the older man by 8 years, at 38 years old.
Both Nonito Donaire & Jason Moloney fight out of an orthodox stance.
Donaire is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 23 more fights, and made his debut in 2001, 13 years and 5 months earlier than Moloney, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 168 more professional rounds, 293 to Moloney's 125.
Nonito Donaire goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at bantamweight.
Jason Moloney is currently ranked number 11 by the WBA, 2 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 5 by the IBF and 5 by the RING in the 118lb division.
Donaire vs Moloney form
Nonito Donaire has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Nordine Oubaali on 29th May 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Naoya Inoue on 7th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Bantamweight, IBF World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Going into that contest, he had beat Stephon Young on 27th April 2019 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight championship fight at Cajun Dome, Louisiana, United States.
Before that, he had won against Ryan Burnett on 3rd November 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight championship fight at The SSE Hydro, Scotland, United Kingdom.
He had lost to Carl Frampton on 21st April 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Featherweight championship fight at The SSE Arena, Northern Ireland.
Moloney has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he beat Joshua Greer Jr on 14th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Oklahoma, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Naoya Inoue on 31st October 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Bantamweight, IBF World Bantamweight and The Ring Bantamweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had beat Leonardo Baez on 25th June 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Dixon Flores on 15th November 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Margaret Court Arena, Victoria, Australia.
Hehad won against Goodluck Mrema on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Seagulls Rugby League Club, New South Wales.
In terms of recent activity, Jason Moloney has been fighting more than Nonito Donaire.
Nonito Donaire last fought 4 months and 25 days ago, while Jason Moloney's last outing was 2 months and 10 days ago.
Donaire's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.
Moloney's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Donaire vs Moloney?
Jason Moloney is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Nonito Donaire if you fancy the incredible upset.