Dec 10 2016
Saturday

CenturyLink Center, Omaha, United States

12 rounds contest
@ Super Lightweight
29-0-0 
TKO 8
TKO 8
29-6-0

The tape

34
Age
38
5' 8" / 173 cm
Height
5' 10" / 179 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDTKOTKOTKOUD
Form
UDTKOUDUDKO
29
Wins
29
20
By KO
23
69
KO%
79
0
Loses
6
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2006

Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Terence Crawford vs John Molina Jr report

Who won Crawford vs Molina Jr?

Terence Crawford beat John Molina Jr by technical knockout in the 8th round on Saturday 10th December 2016 at CenturyLink Center in Omaha.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

Crawford vs Molina Jr stats

Terence Crawford stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 29 wins, zero loses and 0  draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

John Molina Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 29 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Molina Jr had a slight advantage in power over Crawford, with a 79% knock out percentage over Crawford's 69%.

Terence Crawford was the younger man by 4 years, at 34 years old.

Molina Jr had a height advantage of 2 inches over Crawford. Despite this, he had 3-inch reach advantage.

Terence Crawford fought out of the southpaw stance, while John Molina Jr was an orthodox fighter.

Crawford was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 11 months later than Molina Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 208 to Molina Jr's 195.

Crawford vs Molina Jr form

Crawford remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Egidijus Kavaliauskas on 14th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Amir Khan on 20th April 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had beat Jose Benavidez on 13th October 2018 by technical knockout in the 12th round in their WBO World Welterweight championship fight at CHI Health Center, Nebraska.

Before that, he had defeated Jeff Horn on 9th June 2018 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Welterweight and The Ring Junior Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had won against Julius Indongo on 19th August 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Super Lightweight, WBA Super World Super Lightweight, IBF World Junior Welterweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln.

Molina Jr had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Ruslan Provodnikov on 11th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jorge Romero on 28th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at The Bomb Factory, Dallas.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Adrien Broner on 7th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had lost to Humberto Soto on 13th September 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Hehad been beaten by Lucas Martin Matthysse on 26th April 2014 by knockout in the 11th round at StubHub Center, Carson.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Terence Crawford had been fighting more than John Molina Jr.

Going to this contest, Terence Crawford had last fought 1 year, 10 months and 10 days ago, while John Molina Jr's last outing had been 5 years, 4 months and 13 days ago.

Crawford's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

Molina Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 48 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.6 rounds on average.

What time did Crawford vs Molina Jr start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at CenturyLink Center, Omaha, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Crawford vs Molina Jr?

The fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.

What were the odds on Crawford vs Molina Jr?

Terence Crawford was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while John Molina Jr made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.

Terence Crawford vs John Molina Jr news

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