Articles by author: Rey Colon(492 results)

McWilliams Arroyo Prepared For a Tough Outing With Cuadras

McWilliams Arroyo (16-3 and 14 KO's), who has not fought since April 23, 2016, is well aware that he will take part in a very hard fight on February 24 against former super flyweight champion Carlos C...Read More

WBO: Felix Verdejo Must Rebuild His Career, Earn Title Shot

The president of the World Boxing Organization, Francisco 'Paco' Valcarcel, has made it clear that undefeated lightweight Felix Verdejo (23-0 and 15 KO's) will have to rebuild his career to make up fo...Read More

Felix Verdejo Ring Return Targeted For January, Says Manager

Puerto Rican lightweight prospect Felix 'El Diamante' Verdejo (23-0 and 15 KO's), whose last fight was in February 2017 when he defeated Oliver Flores by unanimous decision, will reappear in January -...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

Roman Martinez vs. Rey Ojeda in Play For December 3

A brawl between former WBO junior lightweight world champion Román 'Rocky Martinez (29-3-3, 17 KOs), and undefeated contender Rey Ojeda (18-0, 9 KO's), is being discussed for December 3 in the Coliseo...Read More

Jose Pedraza's Manager Not Happy, Says Boxer is Stuck in Limbo

The career of Jose Pedraza (22-0, 12KOs), who holds the IBF super featherweight world title, remains in limbo because his promoters have failed to schedule his next defense of the title or get him a s...Read More

Juanma vs. Vazquez: Oquendo, Gonzalez, Ortiz Added To Card

The show is getting loaded up, as Jonathan 'Polvo' Oquendo (26-5, 16 KO's), who has defeats on his record to former world champions Juan Manuel 'Juanma' Lopez and Wilfredo 'Papito' Vazquez, will be th...Read More

Juan Manuel Lopez Medically Cleared To Fight Wilfredo Vazquez

Former two division world champion Juan Manuel Lopez (34-5, 31 KO's) has been medically approved to return to the ring, after taking part in specialized medical examinations in order to get permission...Read More

Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Wilfredo Vazquez on Oct. 1, Puerto Rico

Former world champions Juan Manuel Lopez (34-5, 31 KO's) and Wilfredo 'Papito' Vázquez (24-6-1 and 19 KO's) will meet on October 1 at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente, sources have indicated to The Sport ...Read More

Rey Ojeda Shocks Puerto Rico With Retirement Announcement

Up and coming prospect Rey Ojeda (18-0 and 9KO's), the current FECARBOX lightweight champion under the WBC, shocked his friends and fans in Puerto Rico by unexpectedly announcing his retirement from b...Read More

McWilliams Arroyo Confident He Can Shock Roman Gonzalez

Former Olympian and 2009 amateur world champion, McWilliams Arroyo (16-2, 13 KO's), began to make adjustments to his training camp after learning that his HBO televised title fight on HBO was made of...Read More

McWilliams Arroyo Creeps In, Eyed For Roman Gonzalez Bout

Puerto Rico's McWilliams Arroyo (16-2 and 14 KO's) is aware that he's a leading candidate to secure a world title shot on April 23 in California with Roman 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez (44-0, 38 KOs), who c...Read More

Carlos Negron Goes For Regional Belt on January 30th

Former Olympian Carlos Negron (16-1 and 12 KO's) will go foe the vacant FECARBOX heavyweight title of the World Boxing Council (WBC), when he faces Andy Perez (20-3, 19 KO's...Read More

Jonathan Gonzalez Training For Comeback, Eyes 154, 160 Ranks

Undefeated Jonathan 'Mantequilla' Gonzalez (18-0-1 and 14 KOs) has returned to training ahead of a planned return in 2016 where he hopes to get a title shot at 154 pounds or middleweight. Gonzalez ...Read More

Angel Acosta Says Milan Melindo Clash Eyed For March Date

Undefeated hard-hitting Angel 'Tito' Acosta (12-0 and 12 KO's) is in the crosshairs of inching his way to a crack at the 108-pound championship of the World Boxing Council, but he gets to that he coul...Read More

Jonathan Gonzalez Will Return To The Ring on March 19th

Jonathan 'Bomba' Gonzalez will return to the ring on March 19 in a function that will presented by Universal Promotions in Puerto Rico. The fighter returns in his first bout since last October's te...Read More

Verdejo Will Not Chase Any Titles Held By Puerto Ricans

The possibility that Felix Verdejo (19-0 and 14 KO's) will target the WBO and IBF world titles which are held by Roman 'Rocky' Martinez and Jose Pedraza is virtually none, according to the fighter's t...Read More

Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. Faces Rivera on HBOL Roc Nation Bill

As previously reported on, Wilfredo 'Papito' Vazquez (24-5-1, 19 KOs), former WBO super bantamweight world champion, will be active on December 5 in Kissimmee, Florida, and will fight ...Read More

Martinez vs. Salido III Eyed For February, Says Rivera

The third fight between Roman "Rocky" Martinez (29-2-3 and 17 KO's) and Orlando "Siri" Salido (42-13-3, 29 KO's) is being targeted for February in Puerto Rico, according to Peter Rivera, vice presiden...Read More

Cotto: My Best Weapon To Beat Canelo is Freddie Roach

Miguel Cotto, the WBC middleweight who is 34 years-old, appears to have found the 'Fountain of Youth' and boxing maturity since he hired the legendary trainer Freddie Roach, whose main fighter is Fili...Read More