Tonight's fight between Edison Miranda and Andre Ward has a one-fight undercard. John Molina takes on Frankie Archuleta in the Junior Lightweight division. Molina is 16-0 with 12 KOs while Archuletta is 25-6-1 with 14 KOs.
Archuleta comes out throwing to begin the fight. Molina is the clear favorite. Many think that this fight won't go past 5. Molina comes back and is doing a great job landing to the body. Archuleta is swinging wide hooks to the head with little success. Molina has a good jab.
Molina came out strong in the second round and landed bombs to the head of Archuleta. Archuleta goes down. He makes it up but the ref says that he's had enough. Not a bad stoppage. Archuleta couldn't have done anything else.