Moloney vs Kono

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  • Moloney vs Kono
  • 16-0-0 33-11-1
  • TKO 6 RTD 6
  • Saturday 19th May 2018
  • Town Hall, Victoria, Australia
  • 12 Round Contest @ Bantamweight
  • Tape
  • 27 age 37
  • height 5' 6" / 167cm
  • reach 67.7" / 172cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • TKO KO UD TKO UD < form TD TKO TKO UD UD <
  • 16 wins 33
  • 13 by ko 14
  • 81% Ko% 42%
  • 0 Losses 11
  • 0 draws 1
  • 2014 Debut 2000
  • tape rankings @ Bantamweight
  • 4 WBA
  • 13 WBC
  • 5 WBO
  • 11 IBF

Moloney vs Kono Info

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 took place over rounds in the Bantamweight division, which meant the weight limit was 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).

This was of the World Boxing Super Series.

Moloney vs Kono stats

Jason Moloney stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero loses and 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 29 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, who’s first professional fight was in 2000. He had fought 237 less professional rounds, 108 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 in the 118lb division.

Moloney vs Kono form

Moloney had won 4 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Immanuel Naidjala on 24th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their CBC Commonwealth Bantamweight championship fight at Town Hall, Victoria, Australia.

Previous to that, he had beat Julias Kisarawe on 21st October 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Function Centre, Victoria.

Going into that contest, he had won against Lolito Sonsona on 19th August 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Function Centre, Victoria.

Before that, he had beat Emanuel Armendariz on 3rd June 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Function Centre, Victoria.

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.

He had 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

Moloney's last 4 fights had come over a period of 8 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 19 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.8 rounds on average.

Kono's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 8 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 1 day. 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.

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