May 19 2018
Saturday

Town Hall, Victoria, Australia

12 rounds contest
@ Bantamweight
16-0-0
TKO 6
RTD 6
33-11-1

The tape

30
Age
40
N/A
Height
5' 6" / 167 cm
N/A
Reach
67.7" / 172 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOKOUDTKOUD
Form
TDTKOTKOUDUD
16
Wins
33
13
By KO
14
81
KO%
42
0
Loses
11
0
Draws
1
2014
Debut
2000

Tape rankings @ Bantamweight

-
The Ring
-
4
WBA
-
13
WBC
-
5
WBO
-
11
IBF
-

Jason Moloney vs Kohei Kono report

Who won Moloney vs Kono?

Jason Moloney beat Kohei Kono by technical knockout in the 6th round on Saturday 19th May 2018 at Town Hall in Victoria.

The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jason Moloney.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).

Moloney vs Kono stats

Jason Moloney stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Kohei Kono made his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 11 loses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Moloney had a massive power advantage over Kono, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Kono's 42%.

Jason Moloney was the younger man by 10 years, at 30 years old.

Both Jason Moloney & Kohei Kono fought out of an orthodox stance.

Moloney was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 29 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 13 year and 8 months later than Kono, whose first professional fight was in 2000. He had fought 230 less professional rounds, 115 to Kono's 345.

Jason Moloney went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 13 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 11 by the IBF at bantamweight.

Moloney vs Kono form

Jason Moloney had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Leonardo Baez on 25th June 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Dixon Flores on 15th November 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at Margaret Court Arena, Victoria, Australia.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had beat Cris Paulino on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Seagulls Rugby League Club, New South Wales.

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.

Kohei Kono had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Luis Concepcion on 31st August 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Tanawat Phonnaku on 27th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Going into that contest, he had won against Tanawat Phonnaku on 27th April 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo.

Before that, he had defeated Koki Kameda on 16th October 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at UIC Pavilion, Chicago, United States.

Hehad drawn with Norbelto Jimenez on 31st December 2014 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Ota-City General Gymnasium, Tokyo, Japan.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jason Moloney had been fighting more than Kohei Kono.

Going to this contest, Jason Moloney had last fought 11 months and 29 days ago, while Kohei Kono's last outing had been 4 years, 9 months and 23 days ago.

Moloney's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.

Kono's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.

What time did Moloney vs Kono start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM UTC at Town Hall, Victoria, Australia, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America, or 10:00 PM BST in the UK.

What were the odds on Moloney vs Kono?

Jason Moloney was a 11/50 (-454) favourite going into the contest, while Kohei Kono made his way into the ring at 3/1 (+300) with oddsmakers.

Jason Moloney vs Kohei Kono news

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