Lorenzo Parra vs. Takefumi Sakata (1st meeting)

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2004-06-04 : Lorenzo Parra 112 lbs beat Takefumi Sakata 112 lbs by MD in round 12 of 12

  • WBA Flyweight Title
  • Weights: both 112

Parra runs his record to 23-0 in making the first defense of his title since winning the belt six months prior from the previously unbeaten Eric Morel. Parra had to withstand a constant barrage of body punches during the middle rounds, but in the end was able to outpunch and outmaneuver the Japanese challenger and earn the slim victory.