September 22, 2020

Moloney and Franco defeated the scale in Las Vegas

Moloney and Franco defeated the scale in Las Vegas

Moloney and Franco defeated the scale in Las Vegas

Andrew “The Monster” Moloney (21-0, 14 KO’s) and Joshua “El Profesor” Franco (16-1-2, 8 KO’s), met the limit of the Super Flyweight division at the official weigh-in ceremony held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Moloney, who is defending his WBA Super Flyweight crown for the first time, stopped the scale at 114.5 pounds, while his opponent Joshua Franco stopped it at 115 pounds.

Moloney, who won the title in 2019, will be the first WBA champion to defend his belt in times of Covid-19 pandemic. The last title fight the WBA sanctioned was Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez vs. Khalid Yafai on February 29th.

The event, presented by Top Rank Boxing, includes five fights and will be broadcasted on ESPN Sports at 5:00 pm PT/ 8:00 p.m. ET.