Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Weights From Pharr, TX: Molina 135 Lb, Jimenez 135 Lb.

By Jake Donovan

It’s déjà vu all over again for Carlos Molina. The squat lightweight prospect returns to the Convention Center in Pharr, Texas for his second straight fight, once again appearing on Telefutura Solo Boxeo.

There is nothing wrong with either scenario, as it only helps the unbeaten Californian develop a fan base outside of his immediate hometown.

What is of concern is that the 5’6” boxer is once again at a considerable height disadvantage, this time giving away three inches as he faces 5’9” Marcos Jimenez in the scheduled 10-round main event.

Both fighters made weight for the televised headliner, each weighing in at the 135 lb. divisional limit.

Molina (16-0-1, 7KO) attempts to win his third straight since surprisingly fighting to an eight-round draw against journeyman Juan Montiel last August. Each of Molina’s past four contests have gone to the scorecards, including his 10-round decision over 5’10” Angino Perez this past March.

The Dominican-born Jimenez (18-3, 12KO) has fought almost exclusively in Puerto Rico, though enters this fight on the heels of an unsuccessful stateside debut. A trip to Las Vegas earlier this year resulted in a violent knockout loss to red hot prospect Diego Magdaleno. 

All three of Jimenez’ losses have come inside the distance, though he managed to avenge an upset knockout loss to Edel Ruiz with a split decision win a year later. 

Full weigh-in results:
Carlos Molina, 135 lb. v. Marcos Jimenez, 135 lb – 10 rds, lightweight (TV main event)
Jerry Guevara, 121.75 lb v. Victor Sanchez, 121.75 – 6 rds, super featherweight (TV co-feature)
Isaac Torres, 117.5 lb v. Mario Delgado, 118 lb. – 4 rds, bantamweight (TV swing bout)
Marc Torres, 136 lb v. Eduardo Alvarado, 134.5 lb – 4 rds, lightweight
James Cantu, 139.75 lb v. Hector Garza, 139 lb – 6 rds, super lightweight
Enrique Alvarez, 149.75 lb v. Gerardo Alvarado, 151.75 lb – 4 rds, super welterweight
Eric Molina, 236 lb v. Andrew Greeley, 239 lb. – 6 rds, heavyweight
Ivan Rios, 124.75 lb v. Elio Ruiz, 120 lb – 4 rds, featherweight

Jake Donovan is the Managing Editor of Boxingscene.com. Follow Jake on Twitter: @JakeNDaBox or submit questions/comments via e-mail.
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Post a Comment - View More User Comments (0)
Top Headlines Canelo vs. Golovkin - Closed Circuit Ticket Information Kell Brook Mulled Retirement, Hints at 'Big Changes' in Return Duke Micah Signs Promotional Deal With Evander Holyfield Bryan Figueroa Inks Promotional Pact With Sampson Boxing Liam Smith vs. Liam Williams II on October 28 in Manchester Broner: 'No Way In Hell' Garcia is a Better Boxer Than Me! Berchelt: I'm Best in Division; I'd 'Definitely Beat' Lomachenko Abel Sanchez is Open To Training Sergey Kovalev, Door is Open Adrien Broner on Mikey Garcia: 'I'm Coming to ‘F*** Him Up!' Joseph Parker: I Back Myself To Beat Anyone, I'll Fight Anyone! Horn: Khan is a Brilliant Boxer, But if Hit on Chin - He Will Sleep Monroe on Saunders: I'd Fight That Motherf***er for 75 Dollars Johnny Nelson: Not a Lock That Mayweather Beats McGregor Juan Manuel Marquez Fight Pushed Back - September or October White: Mayweather Would 'Destroy Conor's Life' if He Goes MMA Curtis Stevens a Free Agent, Parts Ways With Main Events De La Hoya: Mayweather Has Not Been Good For Boxing! Video: Abel Sanchez Talks Canelo-GGG, Kovalev, Pacquiao, More Video: Gennady Golovkin Interview, Training Camp For Canelo Saunders Willing To Stake His Life That McGregor Gets Drilled in 5 Atlas Still Feels Pacquiao-Horn Outcome Stinks, WBO Review Too Carlos Carlson, Isaac Zarate Ready For Ontario Battle Photos: Omar Chavez, Roberto Garcia - Go Face To Face Photos: Amanda Serrano vs. Edina Kiss - Official Weights Photos: Antonio Moran vs. Guadalupe Rosales - Official Weights Broner: I Weighed 144 This Morning; I Could Weigh In Tomorrow Antonio Margarito vs. Carson Jones on September 2 Luis Ortiz Manager: Wilder Not Afraid To Fight, Joshua is a P*ssy Sadam Ali vs. Johan Perez - Undercard Information Alexander Povetkin Cracks WBO's Top Ten After Recent Win WBA Suspends Shannon Briggs Six Months for Failed PED Test Kameda Gym, Japanese Boxing Commision Reach Settlement Ohara Davies Blasts Fans Who Lost Money on His Loss to Taylor Frank Galarza Inks Promotional Pact With Main Events Rau'shee Warren vs. McJoe Arroyo Set For Broner-Garcia Card Trainer: Gerald Washington Will Be Better Due To Wilder Fight Charles Martin Motivated To Win The Title, Fight Joshua Again Shields: Jermall Charlo Won't Make Mistake of Overlooking Heiland Canelo Shakes Head at Mayweather-McGregor: That's Not Boxing! Frank Warren Breaks Down Billy Joe Saunders vs. Willie Monroe
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement