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
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.