Filipino Richard Claveras, Andrew Moloney Make Weight for WBA Oceania in Melbourne, Australia (WEIGH-IN PHOTOS)
By Carlos Costa
Fri, 18 May 2018
The popular Moloney Twin Brothers of Kingscliff, New South Wales, Australia, as well as their respective opponents from Japan and the Philippines all made weight ahead of their battles for WBA Oceania Belts Saturday night at Malvern Town Hall in Melbourne, Australia.
Brother Andrew "The Monster" Moloney (16-0, 10 KO's) weighed-in at 52 Kgs (114.64 lbs) while his Filipino foe Richard Claveras (18-3-2, 15 KO's) of Silay City, Negros Occidental in the Philippines made 51.4 Kgs (113.32 lbs) ahead of their 10-rounder clash for the WBA Oceania Super Flyweight Belt. The rumble is Andrew Moloney's third title defense.
For the main event, Jason Moloney (16-0, 13 KO's) made 53.4 Kgs (117.75 lbs) as his 2-time world champion opponent Kohei Kono (33-11-1, 14 KO's) of Tokyo, Japan, tipped the scales at the limit of the weigh class, 53.5 kilos (118 lbs). The two men will battle for Moloney's Oceania Bantamweight Belt.
Andrew Moloney flexes his muscles.
Jason Moloney and Kohei Kono pose during Friday's weighin.
The Melbourne card Saturday night will air live on Fox Sports Australia.
According to co-promoter Peter Maniatis, fans outside Australia may buy the Melbourne card for AUD 14.99 at www.livecombatsports.com.au
The evening of boxing in Melbourne is a production of Hosking Promotions of matchmaker Lynden Hosking in association with Peter Maniatis Events.
The author Carlos Costa of Panama is a boxing judge and fight reporter based in Cebu, Philippines. He can be reached by emal: Carlos512@hotmail.com and WhatsApp: +639184538152.
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