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Who won Moloney vs Jimenez?
Andrew Moloney beat Norbelto Jimenez by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Sunday 16th October 2022 at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne.
The scorecards were announced as 97-90, 98-88, 98-89 in favor of winner Andrew Moloney.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 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 Devin Haney beating George Kambosos for the IBF World Lightweight, WBA Super World Lightweight, WBC World Lightweight and WBO World Lightweight championship. Also, on the undercard Jason Moloney beat Nawaphon Kaikanha and Cherneka Johnson defeated Susie Ramadan.
Moloney vs Jimenez stats
Back in October 2022, Andrew Moloney stepped into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws.
Norbelto Jimenez made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 9 loses and 6 draws.
Andrew Moloney was the same age as Norbelto Jimenez, at 32 years old.
Jimenez had a height advantage of 1 inch over Moloney. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Andrew Moloney & Norbelto Jimenez fought out of an orthodox stance.
Moloney was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 year and 8 months later than Jimenez, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 66 less professional rounds, 186 to Jimenez's 252.
Andrew Moloney went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO and 9 by the IBF at super flyweight.
Norbelto Jimenez was ranked number 9 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC and 2 by the WBO in the 115lb division.
Moloney vs Jimenez form
Moloney had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Alexander Espinoza on 5th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Marvel Stadium, Victoria, Australia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Gilberto Mendoza on 9th April 2022 by knockout in the 8th round at The Hangar, California, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Froilan Saludar on 21st December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Star Event Centre, New South Wales, Australia.
Before that, 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.
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.
Jimenez 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 drawn with Donnie Nietes on 11th December 2021 by split draw in their 12 round contest at Coca-Cola Arena, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had drawn with Aliu Bamidele Lasisi on 6th March 2020 by split draw in their 10 round contest at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Kal Yafai on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island, United States.
Before that, he had won against Renson Robles on 23rd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Club el Millon, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
He had beat Reysi Rosa on 22nd December 2017 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Los Prados Social Club, Santo Domingo.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Andrew Moloney had been fighting more than Norbelto Jimenez.
Going to this contest, Andrew Moloney had last fought 4 months and 11 days ago, while Norbelto Jimenez's last outing had been 10 months and 5 days ago.
Moloney's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
Jimenez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
What time did Moloney vs Jimenez start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 1:00 AM UTC at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, which was 9:00 PM EST or 6:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 2:00 AM BST in the UK.
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