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Orlando Cruz: Felix Verdejo Needs Work, Won't Beat Flanagan

Orlando 'El Fenomeno' Cruz of Puerto Rico believes his countryman and fellow Olympian, rising contender Felix Verdejo (23-0, 15 KOs), will need a lot of work before pursing a mandatory world title sho...Read More

Arum: Verdejo Did Not Look Very Good, He Will Not Be Rushed

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum has no intention of rushing Puerto Rican lightweight star Felix "El Diamante" Verdejo to a world title fight. Last Friday in San Juan, Verdejo struggled to win a ten round deci...Read More

Flores Not Impressed: Verdejo Ran, His Own People Booed Him

When it was first announced that a fight was finalized between Oliver Flores, who had last fought on December 31, 2015, and rising Puerto Rican star Felix "El Diamante" Verdejo, many felt he would be ...Read More

Verdejo's Trainer Not Happy, Unsure if Title Shot Should Be Next

Rising Puerto Rican lightweight star Felix 'El Diamante' Verdejo left a bad taste during his return to the ring in the starring role of Top Rank's Solo Boxeo card, which that took place on Friday at t...Read More

Photos: Felix Verdejo Returns, Gets Decision Over Oliver Flores

Felix Verdejo vs. Oliver Flores Fight Gallery - Felix Verdejo wasn’t exactly spectacular, but he was victorious Friday night in his first fight since sustaining injuries in a motorcycle accident last ...Read More

Felix Verdejo Decisions Flores, First Fight After Motorcycle Accident

Felix Verdejo wasn’t exactly spectacular, but he was victorious Friday night in his first fight since sustaining injuries in a motorcycle accident last summer. Puerto Rico’s Verdejo defeated Oliver Fl...Read More

Photos: Felix Verdejo, Oliver Flores Ready For Battle in San Juan

Verdeo vs. Flores Photos Gallery - SAN JUAN, P.R. - The weights are in and the boxers are ready for battle. The official weigh-in took place for the scheduled fights involving undefeated Puerto Rican ...Read More

Photos: Felix Verdejo vs. Oliver Flores - Solo Boxeo Final Presser

Verdejo vs. Flores final press photo gallery - SAN JUAN, P.R. - The final press conference was held for the scheduled fights involving undefeated Puerto Rican contenders Felix 'El Diamante' Verdejo an...Read More

Flanagan vs. Petrov Winner Will Have To Face Felix Verdejo

Felix Verdejo will still remain as the WBO's mandatory challenger to the lightweight title. Earlier this week, the current world champion Terry Flanagan announced that he was fighting hard punching P...Read More

Felix Verdejo Not Ruling Out Vasyl Lomachenko or Mikey Garcia

Puerto Rican star Felix 'El Diamante' Verdejo (22-0, 15 KOs) is well aware that he needs to be impressive when he returns to the ring on February 3rd - if he wants to full secure a June world title sh...Read More

Photos: Felix Verdejo, Christopher Diaz - San Juan Presser

SAN JUAN, P.R. - Undefeated Puerto Rican contenders Felix 'El Diamante' Verdejo and Christopher 'Pitufo' Díaz have promised to put on a big show to the Puerto Rican fans on Friday February 3 as part o...Read More

Verdejo Vows: Puerto Rico Will Get a New World Champ in 2017

Puerto Rican star Felix Verdejo (22-0, 15KOs) is promising a very big year for his career in 2017. In 2016, he got in three big win with a decision over Williams Silva in February, a decision win over...Read More

Felix Verdejo vs. Oliver Flores Set For February 3, UniMas

Lightweight contender Felix Verdejo was in line to fight WBO lightweight contender Terry Flanagan on Nov. 5 before suffering injuries in a motorcycle accident postponed that fight....Read More

Verdejo to Face Southpaw TBA In 2/3 Return to Prep for Flanagan

Felix Verdejo’s return from head injuries sustained in an August motorcycle accident will come February 3 in Puerto Rico. An opponent for the unbeaten lightweight’s first fight back since that setback...Read More

Felix Verdejo Still WBO Mandatory, Expected Back in First Quarter

During the late summer as plans were being made for Felix Verdejo to face WBO lightweight belt-holder Terry Flanagan on the Manny Pacquiao-Jessie Vargas pay-per-view undercard on November 5th, the hig...Read More

Flanagan: I'll Definitely Honor My Mandatory Against Felix Verdajo

This Saturday at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, WBO lightweight boss Terry Flanagan is promising to provide a refresher to anyone who doubts his standing as the planet’s premier 135lb prizefighter, write...Read More

Arum Expects Gilberto Ramirez, Felix Verdejo Back in January

Two of the brightest up and coming stars in Top Rank's deep stable of fighters are unbeaten WBO super middleweight champion Gilberto 'Zurdo' Ramirez (34-0, 24KOs) and undefeated lightweight contender ...Read More

Felix Verdejo is Very Eager To Get His Hands on Terry Flanagan

Undefeated lightweight contender Felix 'El Diamante' Verdejo (22-0, 15KOs) made a request to the World Boxing Organization to keep him in line as the mandatory challenger to WBO world champion Terry F...Read More

Verdejo Dropped By WBC, Failed To Register For Drug Program

Puerto Rico's Felix 'El Diamante' Verdejo was dropped by the World Boxing Council from their rankings, for failure to enroll in the WBC's anti-doping program - which makes it mandatory for all WBC cha...Read More

Terry Flanagan - In-Depth on Crolla, Verdejo, Return, What's Next

With the dust settled from last weekend's lightweight 'unification of sorts' which saw Venezuelan Jorge Linares beat Anthony Crolla in Manchester, the other world champion from the region stands eager...Read More