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Photos: Verdejo Putting in Work For Cotto-Martinez Bill

Puerto Rican prospect Felix "El Diamante" Verdejo allowed the press to watch him train, as he continued to prepare for his upcoming return scheduled for the 7th of June at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Verdejo (12-0, 9 KOs) takes on Mexican Engelbert "Guarura" Valenzuela (8-1, 3 KOs) in a six round bout. The fight will be part of the blockbuster card being headlined by Sergio Martinez's defense of the WBC middleweight crown against former three division world champion Miguel Cotto. Photos by Pete Amador/Top Rank.

"It is an honor to participate in such an important event that I know, just like all of my colleagues, I'll receive the support of all those fans in New York. I feel blessed by the opportunity to continue to show my talent on these big stages and I'm ready for the challenge. I am very happy to know that my people of Puerto Rico can enjoy my fight, and those of my colleagues, as an appetizer to the big fight between Cotto and Martinez."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jovi KO on 05-27-2014

[QUOTE=jtcs1981;14594861]I like the kid, but way too much publicity for a kid that is just fighting 6 rounders. Way too much hype.[/QUOTE] The kid is one of the best prospect (if not the best one) in the sport of boxing…

Comment by DondiNeverLeft on 05-27-2014

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;14593655]Puerto Rican prospect Felix "El Diamante" Verdejo allowed the press to watch him train, as he continued to prepare for his upcoming return scheduled for the 7th of June at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Verdejo (12-0, 9…

Comment by Da Boxer on 05-27-2014

[QUOTE=jtcs1981;14594861]I like the kid, but way too much publicity for a kid that is just fighting 6 rounders. Way too much hype.[/QUOTE] Nobody was crying when Canelo had 40 fight of nothing but taco vendors, taxi drivers and tortilla makers.…

Comment by jtcs1981 on 05-27-2014

I like the kid, but way too much publicity for a kid that is just fighting 6 rounders. Way too much hype.

Comment by Da Boxer on 05-27-2014

Verdejo is truth! Kid has tons of talent is the Puertorican People's hope, our biggest prospect with a real chance of making it. War Verdejo!

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