Advertisement
Advertisement

Photos: Felix Verdejo Putting in Work in The Bronx

NEW YORK - Undefeated and 2012 Olympian FELIX VERDEJO (12-0, 9 KOs) of San Juan, Puerto Rico who will be featured on the undercard of next Saturday's Middleweight World Championship bout headlined by Three-Division world champion and the Pride of Puerto Rico MIGUEL COTTO and World Boxing Council (WBC)/The Ring middleweight champion and SERGIO "Maravilla" MARTÍNEZ of Argentina Saturday, June 7, at the "Mecca of Boxing," Madison Square Garden is already in town to promote the big card.

Today Felix Verdejo had public workout and a Meet & Greet at Puerto Rican Festival / Bronx Cultural Arts Festival on 152nd Street Between Jackson & Union Ave in the Bronx, New York where he shared the stage with one his biggest fan Multi-Grammy Award Winner, Puerto Rican Rapper Calle 13 who had this to say about Verdejo: Future Champ, Great Boxer and a humble guy and also sent a video on his Instagram account.

“I am very happy to have the opportunity to spend some time with fans and very grateful for all of their support. I work hard because people expect a lot out of me and I hope to give them a great fight on June 7,” said Verdejo.  

Verdejo’s bout is one of three top undercard fights will be televised live exclusively in WAPA 2 Deportes in Puerto Rico and Wapa America in the United States.

This historic telecast will emanate live from The Garden and will feature undefeated Puerto Rican prospects Felix “Diamante” Verdejo, Jose “Wonder Boy” Lopez and the professional debut of Puerto Rican Olympian Jantony Ortiz, who was also in the Bronx today showing his skills.

Verdejo (12-0, 9 KOs) will take on Engelberto Venezuela (9-1, 3 KOs) of Mexico in a six-round lightweight bout, Lopez (12-0, 10 KOs) of Carolina, Puerto Rico the WBC Fecarbox Super Bantamweight champion will take on Raul Higaldo (21-10, 17 KOs) in an eight-round title bout and Ortiz will make his debut against Elio Ruiz in a four-round flyweight bout.

Tags: photos image   Felix Verdejo image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PRPOWERPUNCHES on 06-01-2014

[QUOTE=La_Vibora;14611790][B]Question is, why hasn't Arum don this for the Cubans [/B](Yuri and Rigo) down in Miami? They could have done something like this around the time of the Calle 8 festivals to promote them. Anyways, smart move on their part…

Comment by La_Vibora on 06-01-2014

[QUOTE=CubanGuyNYC;14611573]Wooooow...they are really promoting this kid...[B]big time[/B]. It was straight out of the gate, too. Felix had a couple of Olympic fights, didn't even medal, and they've been promoting the hell out of him ever since. Good for him --…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 06-01-2014

Wooooow...they are really promoting this kid...[B]big time[/B]. It was straight out of the gate, too. Felix had a couple of Olympic fights, didn't even medal, and they've been promoting the hell out of him ever since. Good for him --…

Comment by CASA DE COMBATE on 06-01-2014

Future champion no doubt, had a very impressive ko in his last fight. I cant wait to see him against better opposition like Oscar Valdez down the road.

Comment by SlySlickSmooth on 05-31-2014

Boogie Down Bronx

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (5)
Top Headlines Vargas is Open To Facing Crawford After Stunning Pacquiao Sam Maxwell Turns Over, Joins MGM: Will Debut In October Golovkin Warns Saunders: My Goal is The WBO Belt, I Want it Next Anthony Crolla: I'll Have Jorge Linares Rematch in Las Vegas Williams-Patterson, Eubank Jr-Langford Confirmed For October 22 In Cardiff Derry Mathews Confident: I'll Dig Deep With Luke Campbell! Upton Brothers Leave Ricky Hatton Over "Turbulent Private Life" Dillian Whyte, Dereck Chisora Could Collide in December Smith Backs Froch: Kovalev is Best Pound For Pound Fighter! Amir Khan Says Land For Boxing Academy is Now in Dispute Team USA: Olympic Postmortem De La Hoya on Canelo-GGG: We Can't Afford To Wait Beyond 2017 Chocolatito: Cuadras Talks A lot, But I'll Prove it in The Ring! Golovkin: No Big Fights at 168, I Make 160 Easy - I'm Not Big 160 Juanma: Business Opportunity Made Me Return, Not Vazquez Morrison, Golub, Baranchyk, Peterkin Head To 9/23 ShoBox Robert Guerrero: I'm Ready For a World Title Shot Right Now! Photos: Gennady Golovkin, Roman Gonzalez Big Bear Media Day Saunders Still a Possibility for Canelo, Golden Boy Focused on Smith Jon Fernandez, Jose Roman Ink Pacts With Lou DiBella De La Hoya: Canelo a 154-Pounder, Will Fight Golovkin When Ready! Jarrell Miller's Promoter: He's Ready For Any World Champion Canelo: Margarito Fight Will NEVER Happen, He Should Retire Ramiro Carrillo, Achour Esho Return on October 1, UIC Pavilion Joshuanthony Ortiz, Edgardo Laboy Ink Pacts With Miguel Cotto Canelo Admits Move To 160 is Likely Next For His Career Mason Menard Puts a Target on The Back of Terry Flanagan Anthony Joshua-David Price Ruled Out For The Fall By Hearn James Kirkland Arrested Over Child Support Beef Photos: Anthony Crolla, Jorge Linares Go Face To Face Photos: Glowacki, Usyk - Go Face To Face at Open Workouts Jessie Vargas: "On November 5th I Will Shut The Critics Up!" Daniel Jacobs: Brook Just Too Small To Survive Against Golovkin Golovkin Laughs at Froch, Eubank: Those Clowns Won't Fight Me! J'Leon Love Will Face Dashon Johnson on September 16 Marlon Tapales vs. Paul Butler in The Works For The Fall De La Hoya: Canelo-Smith Will Have Up To 60,000 Fans at Venue! Frampton: The UK Has 14 World Champions - Not All Are Legit! Gerard Carroll To Fight Twice In Eight Days De La Hoya: Canelo-Golovkin Won't Take 6 Years, But Not Now
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement