Andrew Moloney vs. Joshua Franco: Fight card, odds, begin timeAustralian equal twins quickly emerging as legitimate contenders in the sport of boxing within their respective divisions will be in the forefront of the best Rank boxing.
Six months back Andrew Moloney was employed as a handyman.
“did not think I was any expectation of fighting this season,” he says simply. “And I needed to keep the money coming in”.
That is Australia’s sole boxing world champion, he chose a job.
Up To three days each week, this WBA Superflyweight king would arrive in one of the hotels near his Kingscliff house to paint rooms, stain decks and run loads of crap into the nearby tip.
Although for said tip runs, Moloney needed to borrow a motor vehicle.
The slugger’s only option after also selling his car to help finance the boxing fantasy that, right nowhe sees him leasing a one-bedroom unit with spouse Chelsea and infant son Lee.
Nevertheless, when it comes to getting around,” he yells,”I’ve still got my pushbike”.
Though not this week.No, On Wednesday afternoon (AEST), Moloney is set for one of the best transformations of any Australian athlete in 2020 — creating his hyped US boxing debut in a world name headliner in the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.
Only weeks after performing odd jobs for cash – convinced That the coronavirus pandemic had halted his year – that Aussie undefeated in all 21 fights will defend his title for the first time against classy American challenger Joshua Franco (16-1-2).
Should Moloney win what is undoubtedly the biggest fight of his Career, US promoter Bob Arum has already pledged to keep the 29-year-old Stateside for a much bigger defence until the year is out.
Moloney’s Twin brother Jason also struggles within the MGM Grand later this week, with the No.2 rated bantamweight headlining his own card contrary to Mexican Leonardo Baez (18-2).
Aside from declaring themselves to US battle lovers, the twins have also been given the perfect chance to grow their profiles in Australia — with both conflicts set to be shown live on Fox Sports.
“So I have to win,” Andrew says.
“Right now, I don’t have a car. I lease a one-bedroom unit with my wife and son.
“And While I’ve made some big sacrifices, it has all got me to this point where I now have the chance to maintain these big fights that are going to set my family up for the long run.
“But again, I need to win – and win impressively.”
Asked about the hype He’s received since arriving Stateside, Moloney continued:”The press exposure is similar to nothing my brother I have ever had before.
“Still, we must keep the ball rolling.
“And if we do that’s going to be huge for our careers. Tremendous for Australian boxing, too.
“People love a winner… and we have to keep winning.”
As Shown by The Daily Telegraph in May, the Moloney twins have been Chosen by Best Rank boss Arum to help relaunch the fight game in the usa Following the COVID-19 lockdown.
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