Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Provodnikov vs Molina Jr?
John Molina Jr beat Ruslan Provodnikov by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 11th June 2016 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona.
The scorecards were announced as 112-116, 113-115, 111-117 in favor of winner John Molina Jr.
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).
Provodnikov vs Molina Jr stats
Ruslan Provodnikov stepped into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
John Molina Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Molina Jr had a slight advantage in power over Provodnikov, with a 82% knock out percentage over Provodnikov's 72%.
Ruslan Provodnikov was the younger man by 1 year, at 38 years old.
Molina Jr had a height advantage of 4 inches over Provodnikov. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Ruslan Provodnikov & John Molina Jr fought out of an orthodox stance.
Provodnikov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 8 months later than Molina Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 14 less professional rounds, 181 to Molina Jr's 195.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Ruslan Provodnikov had been fighting more than John Molina Jr.
Going to this contest, Ruslan Provodnikov had last fought 6 years, 9 months and 11 days ago, while John Molina Jr's last outing had been 6 years, 8 months and 21 days ago.
Provodnikov's last 4 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.3 rounds on average.
Molina Jr's last 4 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 3 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Provodnikov vs Molina Jr?
Ruslan Provodnikov was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while John Molina Jr made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.