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Nonito Donaire vs Jason Moloney preview
When is Donaire vs Moloney?
Nonito Donaire could take on Jason Moloney in Autumn/Fall 2023 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 42 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jason Moloney would make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Moloney would have a slight advantage in power over Donaire, with a 73% knock out percentage over Donaire's 67%.
Nonito Donaire is the older man by 8 years, at 40 years old.
Both Nonito Donaire & Jason Moloney fight out of an orthodox stance.
Donaire is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 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 137 more professional rounds, 299 to Moloney's 162.
Nonito Donaire goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBC and 3 by the RING at bantamweight.
Jason Moloney is currently ranked number 1 by the WBO and 1 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 lost to Naoya Inoue on 7th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBC World Bantamweight, WBA Super World Bantamweight and IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Previous to that, he had beat Reymart Gaballo on 11th December 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against 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.
Before 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.
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.
Moloney has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight, he defeated Vincent Astrolabio on 13th May 2023 by majority decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Stockton Arena, Stockton, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Nawaphon Kaikanha on 16th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had won against Aston Palicte on 5th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Marvel Stadium, Victoria.
Before that, he had defeated Francisco Pedroza on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Hangar, California, United States.
He had beat Joshua Greer Jr on 14th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Oklahoma.
In terms of recent activity, Jason Moloney has been fighting more than Nonito Donaire.
Nonito Donaire last fought 11 months and 28 days ago, while Jason Moloney's last outing was 22 days ago.
Donaire's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 8 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
Moloney's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
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