2008 Puerto Rican Olympian and two-division world champion Jose Pedraza seem to have been in the shadow of 2012 Puerto Rican Olympian Felix Verdejo, for his whole career, but this Saturday in Florida, Pedraza looks to add a bit more distance between himself and fellow countryman, Verdejo. Pedraza is fighting
Puerto Rican lightweight Jose Pedraza became a two-division world champion and the best active Puerto Rican boxer by picking up a unanimous decision over Ray Beltran to claim the WBO lightweight title Saturday night at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Pedraza just had more left as the 37-year-old
My parents are proudly Mexicans, I proudly carry their blood. I’m first generation, I am a USA Olympian, I’m a World Champion, but most important I’m pro immigrant and Proud. This fight was dedicated to all the hard working immigrants who deserve peace and opportunity to chase the American dream.