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When is Parker vs Molina?
Joseph Parker could face the challenge of Eric Molina in Autumn/Fall 2023 at Dunkin Donuts Center in Rhode Island.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
This fight will appear on the undercard of Demetrius Andrade's and Maciej Sulecki's clash for the WBO World Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard will be Joseph Parker's and Alex Leapai's contest and Kal Yafai's and Norbelto Jimenez's bout for the WBA World Super Flyweight title.
Parker vs Molina stats
Joseph Parker would step into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Eric Molina would make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Molina would have a slight advantage in power over Parker, with a 71% knock out percentage over Parker's 68%.
Joseph Parker is the younger man by 9 years, at 31 years old.
Molina has 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Joseph Parker & Eric Molina fight out of an orthodox stance.
Parker is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 year and 3 months later than Molina, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 67 more professional rounds, 222 to Molina's 155.
Joseph Parker goes into the fight ranked number 11 by the WBC, 8 by the WBO and 8 by the RING at heavyweight.
Parker vs Molina form
Joseph Parker has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Jack Massey on 21st January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Joe Joyce on 24th September 2022 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at AO Arena, Manchester.
Going into that contest, he had beat Derek Chisora on 18th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.
Before that, he had won against Derek Chisora on 1st May 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had beat Junior Fa on 27th February 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Molina has lost to all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Alen Babic on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had lost to Fabio Wardley on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 5th round at Europa Point Sports Complex, Gibraltar, Gibraltar.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Filip Hrgovic on 7th December 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Before that, he had lost to Dominic Breazeale on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 8th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
He had been beaten by Anthony Joshua on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
In terms of recent activity, Joseph Parker has been fighting more than Eric Molina.
Joseph Parker last fought 16 days ago, while Eric Molina's last outing was 1 year, 3 months and 7 days ago.
Parker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 57 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 11.4 rounds on average.
Molina's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 1 month and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 21 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.2 rounds on average.
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