MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States
Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight
Who won Soto vs Molina Jr?
Humberto Soto beat John Molina Jr by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest on Saturday 13th September 2014 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 95-92, 96-91, 95-92 in favor of winner Humberto Soto.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).
Soto vs Molina Jr stats
Humberto Soto stepped into the ring with a record of 64 wins, 8 loses and 2 draws, 35 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
John Molina Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 22 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Molina Jr had a large advantage in power over Soto, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Soto's 55%.
Humberto Soto was the older man by 3 years, at 42 years old.
Molina Jr had a height advantage of 2 inches over Soto. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Humberto Soto & John Molina Jr fought out of an orthodox stance.
Soto was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 43 more fights, and made his debut in 1997, 8 years and 6 months earlier than Molina Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 399 more professional rounds, 594 to Molina Jr's 195.
What were the odds on Soto vs Molina Jr?
Humberto Soto was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while John Molina Jr made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.