Boxer Profile

rod salka

"lightning rod"

20

Wins

5

Losses

0

Draws

16%

KO %
  • Stance: Orthodox
  • Age: 36
  • Date Of Birth: 28 Feb 1983
  • Height: 5.58 ft (1.70 m)
  • Reach: 67.32 inches (171 cm)
  • Country: United States
  • Universal ID : 88944
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Career Highlights

Born February 28th 1983 Rod Salka (aged 36) has built up a good career record of 20-4-0. With plenty of experience and now 24 fights as a pro, Salka hopes to move on to better things in future as he moves into the later stages of his career. He started his best winning streak on July 2007 however, this came to an end on June 2010. In this period he won a total of 11 fights.


July 2007 - November 2010

Early Career

Showing his superior boxing ability in an impressive debut, Salka picked up the win against Federico Flores jr and became only one of 2 people to have taken him the full 4 round distance. Salka continued his mostly successful career with numerous fights following his debut against boxers including Jose Caraballo, Ikem Orji and Victor Vasquez. Fights included fighting 3 times in 2007, 3 times in 2008 and 6 times through 2009 and 2010.


March 6th, 2009

Rod Salka Vs Victor Vasquez

Salka then went on to fight and beat Victor Vasquez on March 6th, 2009 maintaining his unbeaten record. Salka was the 4th person to go the distance with Vasquez. Salka fought Victor Vasquez in 2009, the result was via UD. 4 wins followed for Salka including being the 3rd person to defeat Ikem Orji, 7th person to beat Devarise Crayton and 9th person to beat James Ventry.


November 24th, 2010

Rod Salka Vs Guillermo Sanchez

On November 24th, 2010, Salka took on and was defeated by Guillermo Sanchez in his first career defeat meaning his career tally went to 11-1-0. On November 24th, 2010, Salka took on and was defeated over the distance by Guillermo Sanchez in his first career defeat. Salka lost via UD in a valiant effort. Fights against boxers including Ryan Belasco, Emmanuel Lucero and Joseph Laryea followed where he won 9 fights taking his winning streak to 18 wins.


April 18th, 2014

Rod Salka Vs Alexei Collado

Pushing his career further, Salka fought Alexei Collado on April 18th, 2014 adding to his winning record. Salka showed his superior boxing skills to become the first person to beat Collado. The judges scored the bout in favour of Salka by UD over the full 10 rounds.


August 9th, 2014

Rod Salka Vs Danny Garcia

Taking another knock in his career, Danny Garcia was next in line for Salka with Garcia coming out victorious. Salka career was at 19-4-0 following the fight. Being outclassed early, Salka struggled to get going in this 10 round fight and received the first stoppage defeat of his career at the hands of Garcia. The fight went 2 rounds before ending via a KO defeat.


Latest Fight

The wins continued with the defeat of Noel Echevarria on May 16th, 2015 in Salka's most recent fight taking his winning record to 20 wins. Salka beat Noel Echevarria in the 6th round of a 8 round fight via KO. Salka was the 4th fighter to stop Echevarria.

rod salka opponents

RTD Francisco Vargas boxer image

Francisco Vargas (25-1-2)

Thu, 12 Apr - 2018
round 6 of 10
Unknown
ring rust
KO

Noel Echevarria (11-6-0)

Sat, 16 May - 2015
round 6 of 8
Unknown
+0.3 lbs southpaw
KO Danny Garcia boxer image

Danny Garcia (29-0-0)

Sat, 9 Aug - 2014
round 2 of 10
Unknown
+0.8 lbs
UD Alexei Collado boxer image

Alexei Collado (18-1-0)

Fri, 18 Apr - 2014
round 10 of 10
Unknown
-1.0 lbs
MD

Ricardo Alvarez (23-2-3)

Sat, 14 Dec - 2013
round 10 of 10
Unknown
+1.7 lbs
UD

Ryan Belasco (18-6-3)

Sat, 12 Oct - 2013
round 10 of 10
Unknown
+1.0 lbs
UD

Osnel Charles (9-6-1)

Fri, 3 May - 2013
round 8 of 8
Unknown
+1.0 lbs
TKO

Emmanuel Lucero (26-14-1)

Sat, 2 Feb - 2013
round 5 of 10
Unknown
-2.0 lbs
MD

Dorin Spivey (42-6-0)

Fri, 12 Oct - 2012
round 10 of 10
Unknown
-0.5 lbs
SD

Joseph Laryea (14-7-0)

Sat, 23 Jun - 2012
round 8 of 8
Unknown
+4.0 lbs

rod salka KNOCKOUTS AND POWER

16%
KNOCKOUT %
50%
EST. POWER
74%
EST. CHIN/BODY

rod salka results


UD (60%)
MD (12%)
KO (8%)
TKO (8%)
RTD (8%)
SD (4%)

rod salka statistics

2.53%

Round KO Percentage

158

Rounds boxed

2

Been Stopped

4

Opponents Stopped

8%

Been KO'd Percentage

1.27%

Been KO'd Round Percentage

6.1

Average Winning Round

7.2

Average Losing Round

Opponent Statistics

501

Total Fight Count

55.4%

est. Power Average

55.8%

est. Punch Resistance

Best Wins

Hardest Hitting Opponents

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