Parker vs Molina Info
Joseph Parker will face the challenge of Eric Molina in Late 2020 in the United States.
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 Parker vs Molina's and Norbelto Jimenez's clash for the WBA World Super Flyweight belt and Joseph Parker's and Alex Leapai's clash .
Parker vs Molina stats
Joseph Parker would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins and 2 loses, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Eric Molina would make his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins and 6 loses, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Parker would have a slight advantage in power over Molina, with a 78% knock out percentage over Molina's 70%.
Joseph Parker is the younger man by 10 years, at 28 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 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 5 year and 3 months later than Molina, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He has fought 20 more professional rounds, 165 to Molina's 145.
Joseph Parker goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 7 by the IBF in the heavyweight division.
Parker vs Molina form
Joseph Parker has stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Shawndell Terell Winters on 29th February 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Alex Leapai on 29th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round at Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island.
Going into that contest, he had won against Alexander Flores on 15th December 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Before that, he had been beaten by Dillian Whyte on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
He had lost to Anthony Joshua on 31st March 2018 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Principality Stadium, Cardiff.
Eric Molina has stopped all of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Filip Hrgovic on 7th December 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Dominic Breazeale on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 8th round at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Going into that contest, he had lost to 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.
Before that, he had beat Tomasz Adamek on 2nd April 2016 by knockout in the 10th round at Tauron Arena, Krakow, Poland.
He had defeated Tomasz Adamek on 2nd April 2016 by knockout in the 10th round at Tauron Arena, Krakow.
In terms of recent activity, Eric Molina has been fighting more than Joseph Parker.
Joseph Parker last fought 8 months and 9 days ago, while Eric Molina's last outing was 11 months ago.
Parker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year and 10 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Molina's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 8 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.