Carl Moretti expects a better and more focused Felix Verdejo in his June 11 bout with Juan Jose Martinez after his last two fights were viewed as average efforts.
Vasyl Lomachenko moves up in weight to challenge junior lightweight champion Rocky Martinez while Chinese icon Zou Shiming makes his U.S. debut on the June 11 card.
Errol Spence Jr. made a strong statement with his knockout of Chris Algieri on Saturday. The problem for Spence is that he fights in a star-laden weight class.
On Saturday night, Felix Verdejo faced Jose Luis Rodriguez in San Juan, Puerto Rico in the main event of an UniMas ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ broadcast.
Puerto Rican rising star Felix Verdejo will fight late-replacement Jose Luis Rodriguez on Saturday in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The highly-regarded lightweight will face Daniel Evangelista April 16 in San Juan and then is slated for June 11 at MSG, perhaps against Jose Felix Jr.
The Top Rank CEO is also looking at Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Nicholas Walters, with Felix Verdejo in the co-main, for June 11 at Madison Square Garden.
Felix Verdejo stayed unblemished and the promise of greatness remains, but Saturday’s win over Willian Silva didn’t exactly set Madison Square Garden on fire.
Terence Crawford and Hank Lundy both weighed-in without incident on Friday unlike the day before when Crawford pushed Lundy.
At a Tuesday press conference to announce his Feb. 27 140-pound title defense against Hank Lundy, Terence Crawford revealed an edgier side of his persona.
British heavyweight Anthony Joshua showed us another facet of his game as he saw life beyond the third round for the first time against the resilient Dillian Whyte.
Nonito Donaire won his seventh major title (the WBO’s vacant 122-pound title) with a hard-fought decision over rugged Cesar Juarez on Friday in San Juan, Puerto Rico.