Joshua Franco and Andrew Moloney will face off on Saturday evening in Tulsa, Oklahoma to close out a fight card of primarily lighter weight classes. The preliminary card for this fight gets going at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN and the main card is expected to start at around 10 p.m. Franco and Moloney will close out the card sometime in the 11 p.m. hour.
This is the third straight fight between these two. Franco won a unanimous decision over Moloney in June 2020 to claim the WBA junior bantamweight title. They returned for a rematch in November and it resulted in a controversial no-contest due to an apparent headbutt that some believe came as a result of punches from Moloney.
Moloney enters this third fight as a -235 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook. Franco is a +190 underdog.
Franco vs. Moloney full card
- Main event: Joshua Franco vs. Andrew Moloney, for Franco’s WBA “regular” junior bantamweight title
- Arnold Barboza Jr. vs. Antonio Moran, junior welterweights
- Jason Moloney vs. Joshua Greer, bantamweights
- Trey Lippe Morrison vs. Don Haynesworth, heavyweights
- Karlos Balderas vs. Fidel Cervantes, junior lightweights
- Genesis Servania vs. Andres Cortes. junior lightweights
- Albert Bell vs. Julio Cortez, junior lightweights
- Abraham Nova vs. Richard Pumipic, junior lightweights
- Nico Ali Walsh vs. Jordan Weeks, middleweights