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Carlos Molina: I Was Ready To Go, I Trained for 15 Rounds

By Michael Campbell

Junior middleweight contender Carlos Molina (19-5-2, 6KOs) is shocked with Saturday's disqualification loss to James Kirkland (31-1, 27KOs), which took place on Saturday night at Reliant Arena in Houston, Texas.

Molina was ahead on the scorecards, when Kirkland knocked him down at the very end of the tenth round. The bell rang to signal the end of the round and Molina was already on his feet for several seconds - when one of Molina's cornermen briefly entered the ring and quickly stepped out - and in a very controversial call - referee Jon Schorle issued a disqualification call.

"I trained for four months. For something like this to happen in a matter of minutes, it's terrible. All my hard, I've been waiting for this opportunity for ten years. For something like this to happen to you, its the worst. Lets just do it again," Molina said. 

"I felt good. I trained for fifteen rounds and I was ready to go. I was not hurt at all. I was leaning in and I guess I got caught. I got up right away and I felt good. I was ready to go. We were going to fight him. They thought we were just going to run or something. That's not how I come to fight. I came to pressure him, push him, push him back, work his body. That's what we were doing."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ringlife on 03-26-2012

Molina was winning that fight but I really didn't like his style he was holding to much and he has no power in his punches. The only thing I liked about him is that he was born in the same…

Comment by Eladio-Mor on 03-26-2012

how do you adjust to some one lookingr to hug ???? is there a text book way to do it ???? I think about all past fight i seen like cotto vs mosley, mosley vs margorito ,mosley vs pac, ward…

Comment by piojo del norte on 03-26-2012

titere vazquez is just awkward for everyone he wont hug you or even push you back he will just outbox you.

Comment by Picazo on 03-26-2012

Molina fought the correct fight he needed to get the win and he did it well against a fighter who had 30-1 with 27 KOS record coming in to the fight! Molina fought a crafty fight and made it work..…

Comment by DominiBox on 03-26-2012

[B]Proved [/B]= Kirkland doesn't have the ability to adjust.

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