VS
May 06 2024
Monday

Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan

12 round contest @ Bantamweight
Yoshiki Takei
Takei
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27-2-0

Estimated Ringwalk:

2024-05-06T10:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - Mon 9:00am

8-0-0

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Belts on The Line

WBO World Bantamweight Championship

The tape

33
Age
27
5' 5" / 165 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
65" / 165 cm
Reach
68.1" / 173 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

MD 12MD 12UD 12TKO 3UD 10
Form
KO 3TKO 11
27
Wins
8
19
By KO
8
70
KO%
100
2
Losses
0
1
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2021
174
Pro rounds
26

Current rankings @ Bantamweight

2
The Ring
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-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
5
-
IBF
-

Jason Moloney vs Yoshiki Takei preview


When is Moloney vs Takei?

Jason Moloney is set to face the challenge of Yoshiki Takei on Monday 6th May 2024 at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo.

The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit will be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).

This contest is for the WBO bantamweight championship of the world.

This fight will appear on the undercard of Naoya Inoue's and Luis Nery's clash for the IBF World Junior Featherweight, WBA Super World Super Bantamweight, WBC World Super Bantamweight and WBO World Junior Featherweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Takuma Inoue's and Sho Ishida's contest for the WBA World Bantamweight belt and Seigo Yuri Akui's and Taku Kuwahara's bout for the WBA World Flyweight title.

Moloney vs Takei stats

Jason Moloney steps into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Yoshiki Takei will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 8 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Takei has a large advantage in power over Moloney, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Moloney's 70%.

Jason Moloney is the older man by 6 years, at 33 years old.

Takei has a height advantage of 2 inches over Moloney. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Jason Moloney fights out of the orthodox stance, while Yoshiki Takei is a southpaw.

Moloney is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2014, 6 years and 6 months earlier than Takei, whose first professional fight was in 2021. He has fought 148 more professional rounds, 174 to Takei's 26.

Jason Moloney goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING at bantamweight.

Yoshiki Takei is currently ranked number 5 by the WBO in the 118lb division.

Moloney vs Takei form

Moloney has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.

In his last fight, he won against Saul Sanchez on 13th January 2024 by majority decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at CENTRE VIDEOTRON, Quebec City, Canada.

Previous to that, he had won against Vincent Astrolabio on 13th May 2023 by majority decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Stockton Arena, Stockton, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Nawaphon Kaikanha on 16th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.

Before that, he had defeated Aston Palicte on 5th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Marvel Stadium, Victoria.

He had won against Francisco Pedroza on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Hangar, California, United States.

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Moloney's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

Takei's last 2 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7 rounds on average.

What time does Moloney vs Takei start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 AM UTC at Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, which is 6:00 AM EST or 3:00 AM PST on the West Coast of America, or 11:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who is showing Moloney vs Takei?

Moloney vs Takei will be broadcast on Sky Sports Action in the UK, while the fight will be broadcast in the United States by ESPN+.

How do you stream Moloney vs Takei?

You can stream Moloney vs Takei via NowTV. They allow you to stream Sky Sports boxing cards via their app, based on a 24 hour, weekly or monthly passes. You’ll also get access to 11 Sky Sports Channels during your pass period. They also do a monthly smartphone only pass for £5.99, which is great if you need to catch Moloney vs Takei on the move.

24 hours of NowTV is £11.98, while 1 month costs £34.99.

Existing or new Sky Sports subscribers can stream Moloney vs Takei, and all Sky boxing cards, via the Sky Go App. This is free is you’re already a Sky Sports TV customer. It’s available for Apple, Android, Firestick, Roku and games consoles.

24 hours of Sky Go is £11.98, while 1 month costs £34.99.

You can stream Moloney vs Takei via the ESPN+ app. This is a standalone service from regular ESPN, so you don’t need to be an existing TV subscriber. You can download the app for PC, Apple, Android, Fire TV, Roku, your Smart TV and many others.

1 month of ESPN+ is $10.99, 1 month (disney+/hulu) of ESPN+ is $14.99, 1 month (disney+/hulu no ads) of ESPN+ is $24.99 and 1 year costs $109.99.

What are the odds on Moloney vs Takei?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Moloney vs Takei yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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