Tape rankings @ Super Flyweight
Who won Moloney vs Espinoza?
Andrew Moloney beat Alexander Espinoza by technical knockout in the 2nd round on Sunday 5th June 2022 at Marvel Stadium in Victoria.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Andrew Moloney.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
This fight appeared on the undercard of George Kambosos Jnr losing to Devin Haney for the The Ring Lightweight, WBA World Lightweight, IBF World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Jason Moloney defeated Aston Palicte and Junior Fa was defeated by Lucas Browne.
Moloney vs Espinoza stats
Andrew Moloney stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexander Espinoza made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 2 draws, with 8 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Moloney had a large advantage in power over Espinoza, boosting at 65% knock out percentage over Espinoza's 40%.
Andrew Moloney was the older man by 2 years, at 31 years old.
Both Andrew Moloney & Alexander Espinoza fought out of an orthodox stance.
Moloney was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had the same amount of fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 months earlier than Espinoza, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 11 more professional rounds, 162 to Espinoza's 151.
Andrew Moloney went into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC and 6 by the WBO at super flyweight.
Moloney vs Espinoza form
Moloney had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Gilberto Mendoza on 9th April 2022 by knockout in the 8th round at The Hangar, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Froilan Saludar on 21st December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Star Event Centre, New South Wales, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Joshua Franco on 14th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Oklahoma, United States.
Before that, he had been beaten by Joshua Franco on 14th November 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
He had lost to Joshua Franco on 23rd June 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBA Interim World Super Flyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Moloney's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What time did Moloney vs Espinoza start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 AM UTC at Marvel Stadium, Victoria, Australia, which was 8:00 PM EST or 5:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 1:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Moloney vs Espinoza?
Andrew Moloney was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Alexander Espinoza made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.