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Melendez, Verdejo Doubleheader on March 22 in Caguas

By Rey Colon

Hard-hitting Jorge "Destroyer" Melendez (27-3-1, 26 KO's), and prospect Felix 'Diamante' Verdejo (10-0, 7 KO's), will be in action on March 22 at the Roger L. Mendoza Coliseum in Caguas, Puerto Rico. The show will be presented by Miguel Cotto Promotions and Top Rank. Melendez's opponent will be announced in the coming days, but Verdejo will face Juan Santiago (14-11-1, 8 KO's).

And Top Rank, who like to strategically move their prospects, have Verdejo in play for April 19 to face Jeremy McLaurin (10-7-1 and 5 KO's) in litigation that will be part of a function to be held in Orlando, Florida. Verdejo is insistent on joining the June 7th undercard at Madison Square Garden in New York, where Argentina's Sergio 'Maravilla' Martinez expose his WBC middleweight title against Miguel Cotto, who will look to become the first Puerto Rican to win four titles in four divisions.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 02-18-2014

[QUOTE=PBP;14245535]Verdejo isn't even legal drinking age yet. And he has another fight a month later on April 19th in Orlando.[/QUOTE] It would be one thing if he was fighting former unbeaten Olympians who were 28 years old but he has…

Comment by -PBP- on 02-17-2014

[QUOTE=richardt;14242649]Fighting 14-11 and 10-7 fighters?????? No the fuk thank you!![/QUOTE] Verdejo isn't even legal drinking age yet. And he has another fight a month later on April 19th in Orlando.

Comment by richardt on 02-17-2014

[QUOTE=Golovkin;14242959]It is understandable that they are taking Verdejo along slowly, step by step. I believe it is the smart thing to do with such a promising prospect, it would be a shame to misuse that talent by rushing him. I…

Comment by TheNotoriousOne on 02-16-2014

It is understandable that they are taking Verdejo along slowly, step by step. I believe it is the smart thing to do with such a promising prospect, it would be a shame to misuse that talent by rushing him. I…

Comment by boxing maniac on 02-16-2014

Roberto garcia will be too much for melendez he dont look lile he has a very good chin

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