Earlier than each of their world title fights this Saturday night time, watch the ultimate press convention with Naoya Inoue, Jason Moloney, Mikaela Mayer and Ewa Brodnicka.
Inoue – Moloney and the co-feature Brodnicka – Mayer will headline a night of boxing live and exclusively on ESPN+ beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT.
October 31: Robson Conceição-Luis Coria, Jared Anderson and Jesse “Bam” Rodriguez Added to Inoue-Moloney/Brodnicka-Mayer Championship Doubleheader LIVE on ESPN+
Robson Conceição, a 2016 Olympic gold medalist for his native Brazil, seeks to notch the signature win of his unblemished skilled profession when he takes on Luis Coria in a 10-round junior light-weight struggle Saturday, Oct. 31 from the MGM Grand Las Vegas Bubble.
Conceição-Coria will function the chief assist bout to the world championship doubleheader that includes unified bantamweight world champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue’s title protection towards Jason Moloney and Mikaela Mayer difficult WBO feminine junior light-weight world champion Ewa Brodnicka.
The cardboard may even characteristic Toledo’s 20-year-old heavyweight sensation, Jared “The Actual Massive Child” Anderson (6-0, 6 KOs), who will struggle Luis Eduardo Pena (6-1, 6 KOs) in a six-rounder. Anderson has three knockout wins contained in the Bubble and 4 first-round stoppages in his younger profession.
All the Inoue-Moloney card will stream reside on ESPN+ starting at 7:30 p.m. ET, with the co-feature (Brodnicka-Mayer) anticipated to start out at roughly 10 p.m. ET.
Conceição (14-0, 7 KOs) turned professional underneath the Prime Rank banner in 2016 after an newbie profession that included the Olympic gold medal, greater than 400 victories and two World Championship medals. He final fought in August in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and knocked out Eduardo Reis within the second spherical. Conceição takes an enormous step up at school towards Coria (12-3, 7 KOs), a Robert Garcia-trained fighter who’s coming off a razor-thin majority choice loss in June towards Adam Lopez in one of many 12 months’s greatest back-and-forth brawls.
In different undercard bouts:
Julian Rodriguez (20-0, 13 KOs) vs. TBA
10 Rounds, Junior Welterweight
“Hammer Fingers” Rodriguez is 4-Zero with three knockouts since coming back from an almost two-year layoff final July, re-establishing himself as one of many 140-pound division’s high prospects. He made his Bubble debut Aug. 22 and knocked out the beforehand undefeated Anthony Laureano within the first spherical. Rodriguez turned professional in 2013 as an 18-year-old, and at 25 years previous, is approaching contender standing.
Jesse “Bam” Rodriguez (12-0, eight KOs) vs. TBA
eight Rounds, Mild Flyweight
Rodriguez, a 20-year-old southpaw prodigy from San Antonio, Texas, put forth a star-making efficiency contained in the Bubble Sept. 5, flattening the usually iron-chinned Janiel Rivera thrice en path to a first-round stoppage. Skilled by Robert Garcia and promoted by Teiken Promotions, Rodriguez has received 4 straight bouts by stoppage, and his chic footwork reminds many boxing observers of Vasiliy Lomachenko.
Andy Hiraoka (15-0, 10 KOs) vs. Rickey Edwards (12-4, Three KOs)
eight Rounds, Junior Welterweight
Hiraoka, a stablemate of Inoue’s from Yokohama, Japan, made his U.S. debut final November and knocked out Rogelio Casarez in two rounds. A former highschool distance-running star, the 24-year-old additionally bested former world title challenger Akihiro Kondo by way of 10-round choice in July 2019. Edwards, from Paterson, N.J., hopes to snap a two-bout dropping skid and decide up his third victory over a beforehand undefeated prospect.
Andres Cortes (13-0, 7 KOs) vs. George Acosta (10-1, 1 KO)
eight Rounds, Junior Light-weight
Cortes returns for his second Bubble bout almost 4 months faraway from his July 7 slugfest towards Alejandro Salinas. Cortes recovered from a fourth-round knockdown to earn an eight-round unanimous choice. As an newbie, he notched a pair of victories over undisputed light-weight world champion Teofimo Lopez. Acosta, from Lengthy Seashore, Calif., has received three consecutive fights since a six-round choice defeat to Ruben Torres.