Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Babic vs Molina?
Alen Babic beat Eric Molina by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 30th October 2021 at O2 Arena in London.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 8 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Chantelle Cameron beating Mary McGee. Also, on the undercard Craig Richards defeated Marek Matyja.
Babic vs Molina stats
Alen Babic stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 8 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Eric Molina made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Babic had a large advantage in power over Molina, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Molina's 71%.
Alen Babic was the younger man by 8 years, at 31 years old.
Molina had a height advantage of 3 inches over Babic.
Both Alen Babic & Eric Molina fought out of an orthodox stance.
Babic was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 27 less fights, and made his debut in 2019, 12 year and 3 months later than Molina, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 132 less professional rounds, 23 to Molina's 155.
Babic vs Molina form
Babic remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Eric Molina on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Mark Bennett on 7th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tom Little on 21st November 2020 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Wembley Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Niall Kennedy on 4th October 2020 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.
He had beat Shawndell Terell Winters on 22nd August 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
Eric Molina had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Dominic Breazeale on 4th November 2017 by technical knockout in the 8th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Anthony Joshua on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Tomasz Adamek on 2nd April 2016 by knockout in the 10th round at Tauron Arena, Krakow, Poland.
Before that, he had won against Tomasz Adamek on 2nd April 2016 by knockout in the 10th round at Tauron Arena, Krakow.
Hehad defeated Rodricka Ray on 10th October 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Boggus Ford Center, Pharr, United States.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Alen Babic had been fighting more than Eric Molina.
Going to this contest, Alen Babic had last fought 2 months and 23 days ago, while Eric Molina's last outing had been 4 years, 2 months and 18 days ago.
Babic's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year and 5 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Molina's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 3 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What time did Babic vs Molina start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 PM BST at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom, which was 3:00 PM EST or 12:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
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What were the odds on Babic vs Molina?
Alen Babic was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Eric Molina made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.