Pioneer Event Center, California, Afghanistan
Tape rankings @ Lightweight
Who won Molina Jr vs Redkach?
John Molina Jr beat Ivan Redkach by knockout in the 4th round on Friday 15th December 2017 at Pioneer Event Center in California.
The fight took place over 4 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).
Molina Jr vs Redkach stats
John Molina Jr stepped into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws.
Ivan Redkach made his way to the ring with a record of 20 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw.
The stats suggested that Molina Jr and Redkach have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.
John Molina Jr was the older man by 4 years, at 38 years old.
John Molina Jr fought out of the orthodox stance, while Ivan Redkach was a southpaw.
Molina Jr was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2006, 3 years and 7 months earlier than Redkach, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 50 more professional rounds, 195 to Redkach's 145.
Molina Jr vs Redkach form
Molina Jr had beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Terence Crawford on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 8th round at CenturyLink Center, Omaha, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Ruslan Provodnikov on 11th June 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jorge Romero on 28th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at The Bomb Factory, Dallas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Adrien Broner on 7th March 2015 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
He had lost to Humberto Soto on 13th September 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Redkach had lost to all of his last 3 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Argenis Mendez on 2nd May 2017 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Sportsmans Lodge, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tevin Farmer on 30th July 2016 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Dejan Zlaticanin on 13th June 2015 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Bartow Arena, Birmingham.
Molina Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
Redkach's last 3 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Molina Jr vs Redkach start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 3:00 am UTC at Pioneer Event Center, California, Afghanistan, which was 10:00 pm EST or 7:00 pm PST on the West Coast of America, or 3:00 am GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Molina Jr vs Redkach?
The fight was broadcast in the United States by Fox Sport 1.