Current rankings @ Super Flyweight
When is Yafai vs Moloney?
Kal Yafai could face the challenge of Andrew Moloney in Early 2024 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Yafai vs Moloney stats
Kal Yafai would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Andrew Moloney would make his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Moloney would have a slight advantage in power over Yafai, with a 64% knock out percentage over Yafai's 56%.
Kal Yafai is the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.
Moloney has a height advantage of 1 inch over Yafai. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Both Kal Yafai & Andrew Moloney fight out of an orthodox stance.
Yafai is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 3 months earlier than Moloney, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 18 less professional rounds, 168 to Moloney's 186.
Andrew Moloney is currently ranked number 6 by the WBC, 9 by the WBO and 8 by the RING in the 115lb division.
Yafai vs Moloney form
Kal Yafai has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Jonathan Javier Rodriguez on 18th November 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at YouTube Theater, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Jerald Paclar on 5th November 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest in United Arab Emirates.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez on 29th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Before that, he had won against Norbelto Jimenez on 29th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island.
He had beat Israel Gonzalez on 24th November 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Super Flyweight championship fight at Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Moloney has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he lost to Junto Nakatani on 20th May 2023 by knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Junior Bantamweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Norbelto Jimenez on 16th October 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia.
Going into that contest, he had won against Alexander Espinoza on 5th June 2022 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Marvel Stadium, Victoria.
Before that, he had defeated Gilberto Mendoza on 9th April 2022 by knockout in the 8th round at The Hangar, California, United States.
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.
In terms of recent activity, Andrew Moloney has been fighting more than Kal Yafai.
Kal Yafai last fought 2 months and 10 days ago, while Andrew Moloney's last outing was 8 months and 8 days ago.
Yafai's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
Moloney's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
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