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Steve Molitor Calls it a Day, Retires From Boxing

"The Canadian Kid" Steve Molitor (34-3), a two-time International Boxing Federation super bantamweight, has announced his retirement from boxing. Molitor was last seen in the ring dropping a loss in six rounds to Carl Frampton last September in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Molitor is only 32-years-old and wants to focus his energy on his three children.

“I’m more about being a father now.“We live quite a bit west of Toronto now, so training full time is not an option. Those are things you dream of: being recognized everywhere you go and winning a world title,” he said to the Canadian Press. “That’s something I always wanted and I got to do it twice. I need to have a couple of years away from the sport.”

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mrpleaseplease on 02-06-2013

good is the first thing that came to my mind. living in ontario canada we would hear all kinds of garbage about this guy, like he was worth the price of admission.If anyone has ever seen a molitor fight other…

Comment by PACnPBFsuck on 02-06-2013

we'll see in 4 months:bottle::bottle:

Comment by ddangerous on 02-06-2013

Stand up guy. Enjoy spending time with your children in retirement. You'll be glad you did when they are grown. :boxing:

Comment by joe strong on 02-06-2013

he made a little money, won 2 world titles, got to do a little travelling & had a decent career. he may have won 2 world titles but he was still on the fringe & was never an elite 122…

Comment by kennethjohn on 02-05-2013

How did this guy win 2 world titles... good riddance.

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