Dec 10 2016
Saturday

Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom

12 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
17-0-0 
TKO 3
TKO 3
25-3-0

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Belts on The Line

IBF World Heavyweight Championship

The tape

32
Age
40
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
81.9" / 208 cm
Reach
79.1" / 201 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

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Form
KOTKOKOTKOTKO
17
Wins
25
17
By KO
19
100
KO%
76
0
Loses
3
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2007

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Anthony Joshua vs Eric Molina report

Who won Joshua vs Molina?

Anthony Joshua beat Eric Molina by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 10th December 2016 at Manchester Arena in Manchester.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

This contest was for the IBF heavyweight championship of the world.

Joshua vs Molina stats

Anthony Joshua stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 17 wins, zero loses and 0  draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Eric Molina made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Joshua had a large advantage in power over Molina, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Molina's 76%.

Anthony Joshua was the younger man by 8 years, at 32 years old.

Joshua had a height advantage of 2 inches over Molina. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Anthony Joshua & Eric Molina fought out of an orthodox stance.

Joshua was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 year and 6 months later than Molina, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 31 less professional rounds, 124 to Molina's 155.

Joshua vs Molina form

Anthony Joshua had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Eric Molina on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Dominic Breazeale on 25th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.

Going into that contest, he had beat Charles Martin on 9th April 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had won against Dillian Whyte on 12th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight and BBBOC British Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.

He had beat Gary Cornish on 12th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their CBC Commonwealth Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London.

Eric Molina had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Tomasz Adamek on 2nd April 2016 by knockout in the 10th round at Tauron Arena, Krakow, Poland.

Previous to that, he had defeated Tomasz Adamek on 2nd April 2016 by knockout in the 10th round at Tauron Arena, Krakow.

Going into that contest, he had won against Rodricka Ray on 10th October 2015 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Boggus Ford Center, Pharr, United States.

Before that, he had been beaten by Deontay Wilder on 13th June 2015 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Bartow Arena, Birmingham.

He had defeated Raphael Zumbano Love on 17th January 2015 by technical knockout in the 8th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Anthony Joshua had been fighting more than Eric Molina.

Going to this contest, Anthony Joshua had last fought 5 years and 8 months ago, while Eric Molina's last outing had been 6 years, 4 months and 8 days ago.

Joshua's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.

Molina's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

What time did Joshua vs Molina start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.

Who broadcast Joshua vs Molina?

Joshua vs Molina was broadcast on Sky Box Office HD in the UK.

What were the odds on Joshua vs Molina?

Anthony Joshua was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Eric Molina made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.

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