Tape rankings @ Bantamweight
Who won Moloney vs Baez?
Jason Moloney beat Leonardo Baez by technical knockout in the 7th round on Thursday 25th June 2020 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 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).
The undercard featured the clash of Nova vs Sparrow.
Moloney vs Baez stats
Back in June 2020, Jason Moloney stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Leonardo Baez made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Moloney had a massive power advantage over Baez, boosting at 85% knock out percentage over Baez's 50%.
Jason Moloney was the older man by 4 years, at 29 years old.
Baez had a height advantage of 4 inches over Moloney.
Both Jason Moloney & Leonardo Baez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Moloney was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 8 months later than Baez, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 37 more professional rounds, 162 to Baez's 125.
Jason Moloney went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 4 by the IBF at bantamweight.
Moloney vs Baez form
Jason Moloney had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Dixon Flores on 15th November 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Margaret Court Arena, Victoria, Australia.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, he had beat Cris Paulino on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Seagulls Rugby League Club, New South Wales.
Before that, he had been beaten by Emmanuel Rodriguez on 20th October 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Bantamweight championship fight at CFE Arena, Florida, United States.
He had defeated Kohei Kono on 19th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Town Hall, Victoria, Australia.
Moloney's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 27 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.4 rounds on average.
What time did Moloney vs Baez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 AM EST / 9:00 PM PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 5:00 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Moloney vs Baez?
Moloney vs Baez was broadcast on ESPN in the US.
What were the odds on Moloney vs Baez?
Jason Moloney was a 17/100 (-590) favourite going into the contest, while Leonardo Baez made his way into the ring at 4/1 (+400) with oddsmakers.