Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Eggington vs Molina?
Sam Eggington beat Carlos Molina by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 22nd May 2021 at Skydome in West Midlands.
The scorecards were announced as 116-112, 119-109, 117-111 in favor of winner Sam Eggington.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
Eggington vs Molina stats
Sam Eggington stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Carlos Molina made his way to the ring with a record of 37 wins, 11 loses and 2 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Eggington had a large advantage in power over Molina, boosting at 62% knock out percentage over Molina's 32%.
Sam Eggington was the younger man by 10 years, at 28 years old.
Eggington had a height advantage of 2 inches over Molina. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Sam Eggington & Carlos Molina fought out of an orthodox stance.
Eggington was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 8 year and 10 months later than Molina, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 191 less professional rounds, 223 to Molina's 414.
Eggington vs Molina form
Sam Eggington had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Ashley Theophane on 11th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios, Worcestershire, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Ted Cheeseman on 1st August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.
Going into that contest, he had beat Orlando Fiordigiglio on 19th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Tuscany Hall, Toscana, Italy.
Before that, he had lost to Liam Smith on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
He had been beaten by Mohamed Mimoune on 7th October 2017 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
Eggington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Molina's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.5 rounds on average.
What time did Eggington vs Molina start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM BST at Skydome, West Midlands, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Eggington vs Molina?
Eggington vs Molina was broadcast on Channel 5 in the UK.
What were the odds on Eggington vs Molina?
Sam Eggington was a 3/10 (-333) favourite going into the contest, while Carlos Molina made his way into the ring at 5/2 (+250) with oddsmakers.