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John John Molina Record

Total Fights59
Title Wins3
Title Defenses8
Title-Fight KOs8
KO Wins33
KO Losses3
John John Molina Record & Stats
John John Molina's Record
John John Molina's boxing record and career infographic

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      What is John John Molina's boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 15 years and two months, John John Molina fought 59 times with 52 wins and 7 losses.

      Molina retired from professional boxing with a record of 52-7, which included three super-featherweight world-title wins and eight successful title defense fights. He had a 55.9% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 33 of his total 59 fights being knockout wins, eight of which were in title fights. Molina suffered three knockout losses in his career, one of which was against Shane Mosley in a lightweight title fight.

      His last fight was a 11th round TKO defeat to Juan Lazcano on May 5, 2001.

      Some of Molina's best fights and notable victories include wins over Tony Lopez, Manuel Medina, Gregorio Vargas, Juan Laporte, and Ben Tackie.

      59May 5, 200136Juan LazcanoLossTKO11
      58Nov 11, 200035Ben TackieWinSD
      57May 12, 200035Emanuel AugustusWinUD
      56Feb 16, 200034Juan Carlos SuarezWinTKO8
      55Nov 14, 199934Manuel GarnicaWinUD
      54Oct 20, 199934Javier CarmonaWinKO1
      53Jul 16, 199934James CraytonWinUD
      52Mar 20, 199934Ruben NevarezWinTKO7
      51Jan 16, 199933Robert GarciaLoss *UD
      50May 9, 199833Shane MosleyLoss *TKO8
      49Dec 14, 199732Alex PerezWinTKO8
      48Nov 11, 199732Moses JamesWinUD
      47Oct 2, 199732Joey NegronWinRTD6
      46May 31, 199732Elias QuirozWinTKO6
      45Mar 22, 199732Isaac CruzWinDQ
      44Jan 18, 199731James CraytonWinUD
      43Apr 10, 199631Jaime BalboaWinPTS
      42Dec 1, 199530Eduardo PerezWinTKO6
      41May 8, 199530Mark ReelsWinPTS
      40Feb 18, 199529Oscar De La HoyaLoss *UD
      39Nov 26, 199429Wilson RodriguezWin *KO10
      38Apr 22, 199429Gregorio VargasWin *UD
      37Jan 22, 199428Floyd HavardWin *RTD6
      36Oct 9, 199328Bernard TaylorWin *TKO8
      35Jun 26, 199328Manuel MedinaWin *UD
      34May 14, 199328Tony DuranWinTKO3
      33Feb 13, 199327Francisco SeguraWin *TKO8
      32Aug 22, 199227Fernando CaicedoWin *TKO4
      31Jul 2, 199227Donnie ParkerWinKO7
      30Feb 22, 199226Jackie GunguluzaWin *TKO4
      29Jan 14, 199226Francisco OrtizWinTKO2
      28Sep 13, 199126Rowdy WelchWinPTS
      27Jul 27, 199126Darryl RichardsonWinTKO3
      26Jun 29, 199126Victor AponteWinTKO4
      25Nov 3, 199025Mario GomezWinTKO3
      24May 20, 199025Tony LopezLoss *SD
      23Jan 28, 199024Lupe SuarezWin *TKO6
      22Oct 7, 198924Tony LopezWin *TKO10
      21Apr 29, 198924Juan LaporteWin *UD
      20Oct 27, 198823Tony LopezLoss *UD
      19Jul 16, 198823Miguel MedinaWinTKO8
      18Jun 6, 198823Rafael SolisWinDQ
      17Nov 28, 198722Fernando MaldonadoWinTKO4
      16Jul 25, 198722Richard CampbellWinKO4
      15May 24, 198722Lupe SuarezLossTKO9
      14Mar 19, 198722Victor AponteWinTKO10
      13Feb 8, 198721Chris SilvasWinKO3
      12Dec 20, 198621Carlos AlbuerneWinTKO3
      11Dec 11, 198621Kevin MarstonWinUD
      10Nov 8, 198621Norris GautierWinKO1
      9Aug 16, 198621Na'eem MuhammadWinKO1
      8Jul 12, 198621Don DosterWinTKO1
      7Jun 21, 198621Floyd SimmonsWinKO2
      6May 24, 198621Jose GonzalesWinKO5
      5Apr 12, 198621Job WaltersWinPTS
      4Apr 3, 198621John WesleyWinTKO1
      3Mar 9, 198620Darrell JacobsWinUD
      2Mar 2, 198620Ricky WestWinUD
      1Feb 25, 198620Job WaltersWinMD

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      John John Molina is a 59-year old retired Puerto Rican professional boxer. He was born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico on March 17, 1965. He is a former super-featherweight world champion. His professional boxing career spanned more than 15 years — from 1986 to 2001.

      Molina made his professional boxing debut against Job Walters at the age of 20 on February 25, 1986, defeating Walters via 4 round majority decision. He went on to win 13 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 9 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 23 on October 27, 1988 after 19 professional fights, against Tony Lopez for the IBF title. He lost to Lopez via 12 round unanimous decision.

      Molina has won three world titles at super-featherweight. For all the details about Molina's world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Molina had a total of seven losses in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Juan Lazcano on May 5, 2001. Molina lost the fight via 11th round TKO. It's been 23 years, 1 month, and 18 days since this fight.


      Molina had a total of 16 world-title fights, which includes winning three world titles and eight successful title defenses. He won 11 of these fights and lost five.

      Title Wins

      John John Molina fought for super-featherweight world titles in seven fights and won three of these fights, two of these victories coming via way of stoppage. In total, he won three super-featherweight belts.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Feb 22, 1992Jackie GunguluzaSuper-featherweightIBF*TKO
      Oct 7, 1989Tony LopezSuper-featherweightIBFTKO
      Apr 29, 1989Juan LaporteSuper-featherweightWBO*UD
      * Vacant title

      Title Defenses

      John John Molina had nine super-featherweight world-title defense fights. He won eight of them and lost only once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Nov 26, 1994Wilson RodriguezSuper-featherweightIBFKO
      Apr 22, 1994Gregorio VargasSuper-featherweightIBFUD
      Jan 22, 1994Floyd HavardSuper-featherweightIBFRTD
      Oct 9, 1993Bernard TaylorSuper-featherweightIBFTKO
      Jun 26, 1993Manuel MedinaSuper-featherweightIBFUD
      Feb 13, 1993Francisco SeguraSuper-featherweightIBFTKO
      Aug 22, 1992Fernando CaicedoSuper-featherweightIBFTKO
      Jan 28, 1990Lupe SuarezSuper-featherweightIBFTKO

      Title Losses

      John John Molina lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      May 20, 1990Tony LopezSuper-featherweightIBFSD


      Molina fought a total of 59 times during his professional career, which includes 16 world-title fights at two weight divisions. These five fights are the highlight of his career.

      • October 27, 1988: In his first world-title fight, John John Molina loses to Tony Lopez via 12 round unanimous decision. He was fighting for the IBF super-featherweight title.

      • April 29, 1989: Molina wins the WBO super-featherweight title from Juan Laporte, by beating Laporte via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • October 7, 1989: Molina wins the IBF super-featherweight title from Tony Lopez, by beating Lopez via 10th round TKO.

      • June 26, 1993: Molina successfully defends the IBF super-featherweight title against Manuel Medina, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • April 22, 1994: Molina successfully defends the IBF super-featherweight title against Gregorio Vargas, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.


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