StubHub Center, Carson, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Matthysse vs Molina Jr?
Lucas Martin Matthysse beat John Molina Jr by knockout in the 11th round on Saturday 26th April 2014 at StubHub Center in Carson.
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).
Matthysse vs Molina Jr stats
Lucas Martin Matthysse stepped into the ring with a record of 34 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 32 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
John Molina Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Matthysse had advantage in power over Molina Jr, with a 94% knock out percentage over Molina Jr's 81%.
Lucas Martin Matthysse was the same age as John Molina Jr, at 39 years old.
Molina Jr had a height advantage of 3 inches over Matthysse. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Lucas Martin Matthysse & John Molina Jr fought out of an orthodox stance.
Matthysse was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2004, 1 year and 9 months earlier than Molina Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 1 more professional rounds, 196 to Molina Jr's 195.
Matthysse's last 2 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 2 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Matthysse vs Molina Jr?
Lucas Martin Matthysse was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while John Molina Jr made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.