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Morel retains WBA flyweight title via unanimous decision

Updated: December 16, 2000, 12:30 AM ET

MADISON, Wisconsin (Ticker) -- Undefeated hometown favorite Eric Morel utilized his ring generalship to easily outclass challenger Gilberto Keb-Baas of Mexico tonight and retain his WBA flyweight title.

Making the second defense of the 112-pound belt, Morel (29-0) use his height and reach to control the fight. He dropped the smaller Keb-Baas in the second round and faced little resistance throughout the contest.

Morel captured all three judges' scorecards, 117-110, 117-109, and ...

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