Next fight of Joshua Franco is not determined yet.
The head of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Bob Bennett, has spoken out strongly about the criticism that has lined up against his organization following his fight of Andrew Moloney (21-1, 14 KOs) and Joshua Franco (17-1-2, 8 KOs) last Saturday. After a 26-minute video analysis, the fight was declared "no decision" and it was concluded that the injury to Franco's eye, which led to the stoppage of the fight after the second round, was caused by a head clash.
In the first championship fight since the start of the ban on sporting events due to coronavirus, Joshua Franco (17-1-2, 8 KOs) defeated Andrew Moloney (21-1, 14 KOs) by a close unanimous decision and took away his WBA super flyweight title.
Andrew Moloney and Joshua Franco made weight on Monday afternoon on the eve of their first championship bout, which ESPN will broadcast after the resumption of boxing evenings on June 9. Australian Moloney officially weighed 114.5 pounds before the defense of his WBA super flyweight title, which takes place on Tuesday night at the MGM Grand Convention Center in Las Vegas. Franco showed on the scales 115 pounds. When Franco first entered the scales, he showed 115.2 pounds, and in order to make the weight limit, he had to remove his underwear and protective mask.
The live broadcast of the boxing event from the arena of Conference Center in MGM Grand in Las Vegas, in the main event of which there will be the fight of the WBA super flyweight champion Andrew Moloney of Australia against the American Joshua Franco. This will be the first championship fight that ESPN will broadcast after the resumption of boxing evenings on June 9th.