TV Guide: Moloney vs. Takei

AUSTRALIAN road warrior Jason Moloney makes the second defence of his WBO crown in Tokyo on Monday night.

The well-travelled takes part in his fifth world title fight abroad, following high-profile bouts in Las Vegas and Quebec.

Moloney (27-2, 19 KOs) faces Japanese knockout artist Yoshiki Takei (8-0, 8 KOs) in a 12-round title fight that is expected to provide high-risk entertainment.

Tonight’s card will be headlined by super bantamweight kingpin Naoya Inoue, who defends his belts against Luis Nery.

The main card (from 6pm AEST)

• Naoya Inoue (26-0, 23 KOs) vs. Luis Nery (35-1, 27 KOs) – 12 rounds

• Jason Moloney (27-2, 19 KO) vs. Yoshiki Takei (8-0, 8 KO) – 12 rounds

• Takuma Inoue (19-1, 5 KO) vs. Sho Ishida (34-3, 17 KO) – 12 rounds

• Seigo Yuri Akui (19-2-1, 11 KO) vs. Taku Kuwahara (13-1, 8 KO) – 12 rounds

Who is Yoshiki Takei?

The 27-year-old southpaw has finished all of his eight opponents as a professional.

Most nostably on his resume is adopted Australian Bruno Tarimo, who was stopped by Takei inside 11 rounds.

Takei is an accomplished former kickboxer, boasting a 23-2 (16 KOs) record in that discipline of combat sport. He is also a former K-1 super bantamweight champion.

Moloney’s start time

Moloney is the co-main attraction on tonight’s card, and is expected in the ring at approximately 8pm AEST.

The broadcast starts at 6pm AEST.

How do I watch?

For Australia-based viewers, the event can be purchased for $49.95 via Main Event and Kayo Sports here.

A Kayo Sports subscription is not needed to order this pay-per-view event.

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