By Carlos Costa
Unbeaten Australian world-ranked fighter Andrew "The Monster" Moloney (17-0, 10 KO's) and brawler former two-time world champion Luis "El Nica" Concepcion (37-6, 26 KO's) of Panama scaled-in at identical 114 pounds ahead of their battle for the WBA Oceania Belt Saturday night (September 8th) at Bendigo Stadium in Victoria, Australia.
In the co-main event Tim Tszyu (10-0, 8 KO's), son of Russian boxing legend Kostya Tszyu, weighed-in at 153 pounds while his heavy-puncher opponent Marcos Jesus Cornejo (19-3, 18 KO's) of Argentina made 152 pounds for their 10-rounder super welterweight rumble.
These Saturday night fights in The Land Down Under will air live on ESPN plus in America and Fox Sports in Australia, commented fight Australina Hall-of-Famer promoter Peter Maniatis.
The author Carlos Costa, 57, is a Panama-born veteran fight reporter living in the Cebu, Philippines. He can be reached by [email protected] and Whatsapp: +639184538152.