Pedraza vs Molina Info
Jose Pedraza beat Javier Molina by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 19th September 2020 at The Bubble, MGM Grand in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as 99-91, 98-92, 98-92 in favor of winner Jose Pedraza.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Pedraza vs Molina stats
Jose Pedraza stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 3 loses and draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Javier Molina made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 2 loses and draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Pedraza had a slight advantage in power over Molina, with a 48% knock out percentage over Molina's 41%.
Jose Pedraza was the older man by 1 year, at 31 years old.
Molina had a height advantage of 1 inch over Pedraza. Despite this, he had 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Jose Pedraza & Javier Molina fought out of an orthodox stance.
Pedraza was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 10 months later than Molina, who’s first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 96 more professional rounds, 230 to Molina's 134.
Pedraza vs Molina form
Pedraza had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Mikkel LesPierre on 2nd July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jose Zepeda on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Antonio Lozada Jr on 25th May 2019 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Osceola Heritage Park, Florida.
Before that, he had lost to Vasyl Lomachenko on 8th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Lightweight, WBO World Lightweight and The Ring Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had beat Raymundo Beltran on 25th August 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Lightweight championship fight at Gila River Arena, Arizona.
Javier Molina had beaten 1 of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Amir Imam on 22nd February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Pedraza's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 10 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.
Molina's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8 rounds on average.
What time did Pedraza vs Molina start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Pedraza vs Molina?
Pedraza vs Molina was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US.