Here’s your fight-size boxing update for May 19, 2020:
- WBA “Regular” super flyweight champion Andrew Moloney and bantamweight contender Jason Moloney managed to book flights from Australia to Las Vegas as Top Rank is preparing to book events in the coming weeks. Both Moloneys were originally supposed to fight in separate Top Rank Boxing shows in April. There is no official word on when each of them will fight.
----------— Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) May 18, 2020
Head around the world in 45 seconds with twins @AndrewMoloney & @JasonMoloney1 who safely made their way to the U.S. over the weekend.
TR debut dates for both coming -- pic.twitter.com/yuvWCexBTi
- In related Moloney Twins news, I did an interview with the two boxers and you can check it out on my personal YouTube channel and in the video above.
- Unbeaten teenage prospect Xander Zayas had his high school graduation recently. Congratulations to Zayas.
- Undefeated Chilean featherweight prospect Junior Cruzat and current OPBF Silver super middleweight titleholder Mose Auimatagi have signed managerial deals with Australian Tony Tolj of Dragon Fire Boxing.
- Top Rank posted the entire match between Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado from 2014.
- According to a report from Puerto Rican newspaper Primera Hora, Jonathan Oquendo is in talks to possibly face WBO super featherweight champion Jamel Herring on July 2.
- Walter Matthysse Jr., son of former boxer Walter Matthysse and former secondary welterweight titlist Lucas Matthysse, has signed a co-promotional deal with Tello Box and Sampson Boxing.
- Top Rank announced these fights will air on ESPN2 on May 20 at 7 PM ET:
- Oscar De La Hoya vs. Felix Trinidad (7 PM)
- Oscar De La Hoya vs. Shane Mosley II (8 PM)
- Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Márquez III (9 PM)
- Marvin Hagler vs. Sugar Ray Leonard (10 PM)
- Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Jose Luis Castillo I (11 PM)
- The first episode of Matchroom Boxing’s “The Rounds” with special guests Mikey Garcia, Devin Haney and Daniel Jacobs can be seen below.
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