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.
On Friday, for the first time, unbeaten lightweight Felix Verdejo will fight in San Juan, Puerto Rico on a truTV broadcast.
Top lightweight contender Felix Verdejo has canceled his Oct. 31 bout in Kissimmee, Florida, due to a recurring pain in his left hand.
Having injured his hand in his last bout on June 13, unbeaten lightweight Felix Verdejo will return to action on Oct. 31.
Felix Verdejo has a long way to go to realize his potential but he has the look of a superstar.
Photos by Naoki Fukuda from the Theater at Madison Square Garden, where Nicholas Walters, Felix Verdejo and Sean Monaghan all notched victories on Saturday.
Full Walters-Marriaga undercard report: Felix Verdejo kept those comparisons to another Puerto Rican “Felix” alive with a thorough outclassing of Ivan Najera, whom Verdejo dropped twice in the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.
Undefeated lightweight prospect and budding Puerto Rican star Felix Verdejo dropped tough and game Ivan Najera twice en route to a near shutout 10-round decision victory on Saturday at Madison Square Garden Theater in New York. Verdejo won by scores of 100-88, 100-88, 99-89.
In this week’s Friday mailbag, fans from around the globe share their thoughts on Felix Verdejo’s potential, Deontay WIlder’s place in the heavyweight division, Nicholas Walters-Miguel Marriaga, Jesus Cuellar and the featherweight division, Oscar De La Hoya vs. John Duddy (wha!?), mythical matchups and more. Enjoy!
Coming off the longest break in his career, undefeated Puerto Rican prospect Felix Verdejo returns to the ring on Saturday night in an UniMas broadcast.
Unbeaten prospect Felix Verdejo suffered an injury to his left hand in training, and must withdraw from his scheduled bout against Marco Antonio Lopez on Feb. 28 in Tampa, it was announced on Tuesday morning.
RING lightweight champion Terence Crawford and WBA featherweight titlist Nicholas Walters could fight in separate bouts at the Theater in Madison Square Garden on March 21.
Standout prospect Felix Verdejo will fight Marco Antonio Lopez on Feb. 28 at The Sun Dome on the campus of the University of South Florida.