04 Feb 2017

Verdejo less than thrilling in return victory

Number one contender to the WBO lightweight title Felix “El Diamante” Verdejo (21-0, 15 KOs) picked up a ten round decision over Oliver Flores (27-4-2, 17 KOs) on Friday night in front of 7,143 boxing fans at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The performance was alright

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02 Feb 2017

Verdejo makes weight for return (Top Rank)

Tomorrow night at Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Top Rank Inc. will promote the return of Felix Verdejo after his motorcycle accident. The bout will be televised by UniMas. Felix Verdejo 135 vs. Oliver Flores 134 Christopher Diaz 127 vs. Efrain Esquivas 130 Jean Carlos Rivera 125

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12 Oct 2016

25 fighters didn’t enroll in WBC clean fighter program

WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman, together with VADA President Dr. Margaret Goodman, officially announced the Clean Boxing Program (CBP) on May 5 in Las Vegas. Below are the fighters who are no longer going to be ranked by the WBC. The most notable are in the welterweight division as #1 contender

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08 Aug 2016

Felix Verdejo injured in motorcycle accident

Lightweight Felix Verdejo (22-0, 15 KOs) was injured after a one-person motorcycle accident in Puerto Rico. According to a local paper El Nuevo Dia, Verdejo lost control of his motorcycle and took a tumble to the concrete. Despite wearing a helmet, Verdejo also suffered head trauma as well. The accident all, but ruins

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28 Jul 2016

Felix Verdejo ordered to fight Terry Flanagan for WBO lightweight title

Frank Warren released a statement to BoxingScene.com, that explains that Top Rank CEO Bob Arum has asked about Warren’s interest in a bout between WBO lightweight world champion Terry Flanagan and Top Rank rising star Felix Verdejo. The WBO has also ordered this bout, meaning that for Flanagan to keep

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12 Jun 2016

Lomachenko, Verdejo stop foes on HBO

In just his seventh pro fight, WBO featherweight world champion Vasyl Lomachenko (6-1, 3 KOs) became a two-weight world champion as he outclassed WBO junior lightweight world champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez (29-2-2, 17 KOs) by five round KO on Saturday night at the Theater at New York City’s Madison Square Garden.

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28 Apr 2016

Lomachenko-Martinez tickets on sale now!

Three-time world champion Roman “Rocky” Martinez and World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight world champion Vasyl Lomachenko will go mano a mano for Martinez’s WBO junior lightweight world title and the boxing gem of Puerto Rico, Felix “El Diamante” Verdejo, will risk his WBO Latino lightweight crown, undefeated record and No.

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28 Feb 2016

Crawford stops Lundy in five, Verdejo wins decision in co-main event

WBO junior welterweight world champion Terence “Bud” Crawford (28-0, 20 KOs) scored a fifth round TKO over “Hammerin’” Henry Lundy (26-6-1, 13 KOs) on Saturday night in The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Lundy started fast and seemingly won the early rounds, but was unable to

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05 Jan 2016

Crawford-Lundy verbally agreed to for Feb. 27th on HBO

Terence Crawford is set for his New York debut on February 27, which appears to be set in principle Per a report by Mike Coppinger of BoxingJunkie, Coppinger was informed that a verbal agreement between the two parties is in place for Crawford to defend his WBO junior welterweight title. The opening

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29 Dec 2015

Crawford, Verdejo set for February February card

2014 boxer of the year, Terence Crawford will be back in action February 27th in New York City, New York. Crawford who has no opponent lined up for the bout has been confirmed after being ruled out of a mega-fight with Manny Pacquiao for April 9th. Potential opponents being discussed

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