Jeff Molina
El Jefe

USA

Next fight booked
FlyweightUFC
September 14, 2020
Molina will fight Zarrukh Adashev at the UFC event November 14, Bloody Canvas MMA reports.
ANALYSIS
Molina will be coming off a unanimous decision win over Jacob Silva in late August at Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series. He will be making his UFC debut at flyweight in mid-November.
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FlyweightUFC
August 25, 2020
Molina defeated Jacob Silva via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) at Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series. After the show, he was one of four fighters awarded an official UFC contract.
ANALYSIS
This was an exceptional matchup between two UFC-caliber fighters, and Dana White even admitted after the show that Silva too could get the call if the company needed a short-notice replacement. It's Molina that will get the contract, however, as he mixed up his striking well and landed with several massive kicks and knees that would have finished any mere mortal. Silva shook them off and maybe even took the third round, but it was Molina that was the more active and technical striker for most of the fight. The flyweight division needs bodies, and Molina appears immediately up to the challenge. He trains at Glory MMA and Fitness, a quality camp featuring current UFC fighters James Krause, Grant Dawson and Megan Anderson. At only 23 years old, it's an excellent place to hone his skills and continue his upward trajectory.