Jason Moloney pushing for WBC mandatory position, sees victory in Australia as final hurdle

Jason Moloney is geared up to put himself in line for a third attempt at a world title, as the Australian gets set for his clash with Nawaphon Kaikanha on home soil.

The fight will pit to of the bantamweight divisions highest rated contenders against each other, with a world title opportunity likely for the winner, and ‘Mayhem’ opened up about preparations ahead of the make or break clash.

Moloney said, “I can’t wait to get back in there, in Melbourne, alongside my brother on one of the biggest shows of the year. Thank you as always to Tony Tolj who goes to war for us, our whole training team and of course Top Rank for standing by us and showcasing us at home once again.

“Training has been brilliant, it’s great to fight at home, it just pushes you on on the hard days. Fighting in a stadium in your home country with a world title fight on the horizon is what boxing is all about. I couldn’t be more up for this.”

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Moloney features alongside brother Andrew as support to Devin Haney’s unified world title rematch with George Kambosos Jr. The all action Aussie discussed his ideals for October 16 in Melbourne.

The Aussie bantamweight said, “Hopefully I blast my way into a world title fight by getting a win against Kaikanha. He’s a good fighter, I’ve not overlooked him one bit and I have a job to do. I’m highly rated with the WBO and WBC and I would love to fight for one of their world titles soon.

“Last time out my brother Andrew both had good performances. It was a perfect night, and that’s what we’re both aiming for again, with no doubt being left in the mind of the fans watching, that we’re both going into world titles in 2023.”

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