Lorenzo Parra

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Lorenzo Parra

Name: Lorenzo Parra
Alias: Lencho
Birth Name: Lorenzo Justiniano Parra Garcia
Hometown: Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain
Birthplace: Machiques, Venezuela
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 164cm
Reach: 168cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record


Preceded by:
Eric Morel
WBA Flyweight Champion
2003 Dec 6 – 2007 Mar 18
Stripped (failed to make weight)
Succeeded by:
Takefumi Sakata


Career

  • Parra, a World Boxing Association world flyweight champion from 2003 to 2005, lost his WBA title after 15 months inactivity in 2007 and was unable to make weight.
  • A World boxing Association super bantamweight world title challenger in 2008 and 2011, who also drew in a 2010 WBO super bantamweight world title eliminator, then got kmocked out by to former world bantamweight champion Jorge Arce.
  • Parra's career never recovered from the Arce loss. Parra then moved up in weight and was unable to win in the lightweight and welterweight weight classes, a situation wich occurred when Parra was unable to make weight in the lower weight classes.