2003-12-06 Lorenzo Parra w pts 12 Eric Morel, Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum, Bayamon, Puerto Rico - WBA
2003-12-06 Lorenzo Parra w pts 12 Eric Morel, Ruben Rodriguez Coliseum, Bayamon, Puerto Rico - WBA. Referee: Luis Pabon. Scorecards: 116-111, 116-111, 115-112. Although the champion started with speed and style, Parra (111¾) surprised him with his cleverness and adroitness, and surprised him even more when knocking him down with a hard right to the head in the third round. For the next few sessions Parra danced ahead, scoring with light but effective left jabs, before Morel (112) came back to nail and pressure him in the middle rounds as he looked to make up the leeway. However, in the tenth, Parra got back into his stride, jumping in and out with fast flurries that took him through to final bell and victory as Morel tired and found it difficult to find another gear.