Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Moloney vs Greer Jr?
Jason Moloney beat Joshua Greer Jr by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 14th August 2021 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Oklahoma.
The scorecards were announced as 98-92, 96-94, 98-92 in favor of winner Jason Moloney.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of Joshua Franco beating Andrew Moloney for the WBA World Super Flyweight championship. Also, on the undercard Arnold Barboza Jr defeated Antonio Moran and Andres Cortes was victorious over Genesis Servania.
Moloney vs Greer Jr stats
Jason Moloney stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Joshua Greer Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Moloney had a massive power advantage over Greer Jr, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Greer Jr's 55%.
Jason Moloney was the older man by 3 years, at 31 years old.
Moloney had a height advantage of 1 inch over Greer Jr.
Both Jason Moloney & Joshua Greer Jr fought out of an orthodox stance.
Moloney was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 1 year and 1 month earlier than Greer Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 23 less professional rounds, 138 to Greer Jr's 161.
Jason Moloney went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC and 10 by the IBF at bantamweight.
Joshua Greer Jr was ranked number 5 by the WBO and 5 by the IBF in the 118lb division.
Moloney vs Greer Jr form
Jason Moloney had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Leonardo Baez on 25th June 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Dixon Flores on 15th November 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Margaret Court Arena, Victoria, Australia.
Before that, he had won against Goodluck Mrema on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Seagulls Rugby League Club, New South Wales.
He had beat Cris Paulino on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Seagulls Rugby League Club, New South Wales.
Moloney's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.6 rounds on average.
Greer Jr's last 4 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.
What time did Moloney vs Greer Jr start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Oklahoma, United States, which was around 1:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Moloney vs Greer Jr?
Moloney vs Greer Jr was broadcast on ESPN in the US.
What were the odds on Moloney vs Greer Jr?
Jason Moloney was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Joshua Greer Jr made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.