Name: Eric Morel
Alias: Little Hands Of Steel
Birth Name: Eric Arturo Morel
Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Pro Boxer: Record
Trainer: Cirilo Morel
Promoter: Top Rank, Golden Boy Promotions
Olympic Games results
- 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games participant at Flyweight representing the 1996 US Olympic Team.
- Lost to Maikro Romero (Cuba) 12-24
Other Amateur Achievements
- 1992 World Junior Championships Silver medallist at Light Flyweight, in Montreal, Canada, representing Puerto Rico.
- 1994 Goodwill Games Bronze medallist at Light Flyweight, in Sankt Petersburg, Russia.
- 1995 Pan American Games participant at Flyweight, in Mar del Plata, Argentina.
- Defeated Hemel Roldan (Colombia) 22-2
- Lost to Raul Gonzalez (Cuba) Walk Over
- Finished career with a record of 6-4 (2 KO) in World Title fights.
- Finished career with a record of 8-4 (2 KO) against current or former world champions.
In October 2005, Morel was sentenced to two years in prison and two years of extended supervision after pleaded no contest to second-degree sexual assault of a drunken 15-year-old girl. In July 2007, Morel was granted an early release within 30 days of August 1, 2007 to allow him to serve the remainder of his sentence on extended supervision.
| WBA Flyweight Champion
2000 Aug 5 – 2003 Dec 6