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Guillermo Rigondeaux vs Jason Moloney preview
When is Rigondeaux vs Moloney?
Guillermo Rigondeaux could take on Jason Moloney in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Bantamweight division, which means the weight limit would be 118 pounds (8.4 stone or 53.5 KG).
Rigondeaux vs Moloney stats
Guillermo Rigondeaux would step into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jason Moloney would make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Moloney would have a slight advantage in power over Rigondeaux, with a 73% knock out percentage over Rigondeaux's 67%.
Guillermo Rigondeaux is the older man by 10 years, at 42 years old.
Moloney has a height advantage of 1 inch over Rigondeaux.
Guillermo Rigondeaux fights out of the southpaw stance, while Jason Moloney is an orthodox fighter.
Rigondeaux is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 5 years and 2 months earlier than Moloney, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 5 less professional rounds, 157 to Moloney's 162.
Jason Moloney is currently ranked number 1 by the WBO and 1 by the RING in the 118lb division.
Rigondeaux vs Moloney form
Rigondeaux has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Vincent Astrolabio on 26th February 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Dubai Marina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by John Riel Casimero on 14th August 2021 by split decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Liborio Solis on 8th February 2020 by split decision in their WBA World Bantamweight championship fight at PPL Center, Pennsylvania.
Before that, he had beat Julio Ceja on 23rd June 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Bantamweight eliminator fight at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.
He had won against Giovanni Delgado on 13th January 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California.
Moloney has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight, he beat Vincent Astrolabio on 13th May 2023 by majority decision in their WBO World Bantamweight championship fight at Stockton Arena, Stockton, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Nawaphon Kaikanha on 16th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Aston Palicte on 5th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Marvel Stadium, Victoria.
Before that, he had won against Francisco Pedroza on 9th April 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Hangar, California, United States.
He had defeated Joshua Greer Jr on 14th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Oklahoma.
In terms of recent activity, Jason Moloney has been fighting more than Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Guillermo Rigondeaux last fought 1 year, 3 months and 10 days ago, while Jason Moloney's last outing was 23 days ago.
Rigondeaux's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 23 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
Moloney's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
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