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Felix Verdejo
Felix Verdejo

Records

27-2-0

Form

TKO 9
TKO 1
UD 10
UD 10
UD 10

Stats

age
28
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

Wins
27
By KO
17
KO%
63%
Lost
2
Stopped
2
Draws
0
Debut
2012
Pro RDS
144

The story

Felix Verdejo is a professional boxer who was born on May 19, 1993. He spent most of his childhood living in a home in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with his two sisters and two brothers. Felix became the first person in the family to pick up the sport of boxing when he began training at a local gym at the age of nine.

After training for more than 10 years, Verdejo finally started entering national boxing tournaments in 2012. Winning the 2012 American Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament in Rio de Janeiro ensured that he would be a member of the Puerto Rican Olympic boxing team. Verdejo defeated Panama's Jose Huertas and Tunisia's Ahmed Mejri in the first two rounds of the 2012 Olympic Games in London before losing to Ukraine's Vasyl Lomenchenko in the quarterfinal round.

The solid showing at the Olympics convinced Felix Verdejo that he should start his professional boxing career. His first professional fight took place on December 6, 2012, at The Mirage in Las Vegas. Verdejo defeated Leonardo Chavez by unanimous decision. The first professional win was then followed up with five straight knockout victories. After winning his first nine matches, Verdejo got the chance to fight in one of the most historic arenas in the world. He secured a first round knockout victory over Lauro Alcantar in Madison Square Garden on January 15, 2014. Six months later, he had another first round knockout win over Engelberto Valenzuela in the same building.

Felix Verdejo finally had his first fight get past the fourth round when he faced Oscar Bravo on August 16, 2014. While Verdejo was challenged for the first time in his career, he still walked away with a unanimous decision victory in the eight-round bout. He ended 2014 with knockout victories over Sergio Villanueva and Karim El Ouazghari to finish the year with a perfect 17-0 professional record. The impressive start to his career let Felix Verdejo fight Marco Antonio Lopez for the vacant WBO Latino lightweight title on April 25, 2015. Lopez struggled to land punches before getting knocked out in the fifth round.

Verdejo successfully defended his new title for the first time when he got a unanimous decision victory over Ivan Najera on June 13, 2015. He finally got to box in front of his hometown fans of San Juan when he took on Josenilson Dos Santos at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum on December 11, 2015. Dos Santos struggled from the opening bell, and he was eventually knocked out late in the second round. The WBO Latino lightweight title was also successfully defended against William Silva, Jose Luis Rodriguez and Juan Jose Martinez before the end of 2016.

Felix Verdejo's career looked like it could be in jeopardy when he got into a serious motorcycle accident in August 2016. The accident forced him to stay in the hospital for 12 days before fully recovering from a head injury. He returned to the ring for the first time after the accident on February 3, 2017, to defeat Oliver Flores by unanimous decision.

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What is Felix Verdejo's Record?

Felix Verdejo's record currently stands at 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws. Of those 27 wins he has stopped 17 of his opponents, so his current knock-out ratio is 63%. Of his 2 loses, he's been stopped 2 times. He's boxed a total of 144 rounds, meaning his professional fights last 5 rounds on average.

What was Verdejo's last fight?

Felix Verdejo's last fight took place against Masayoshi Nakatani's on 12th Dec 2020, in Nevada, United States. He lost by technical knockout in the 9th round. That fight was 6 months and 11 days ago.

How active is Felix Verdejo?

Verdejo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.

Where is Felix Verdejo From?

Verdejo was born in Puerto Rico.

How Old Is Felix Verdejo?

The lightweight is currently 28 years old. He was born on 19th May 1993, so he will turn 29 in 10 months and 26 days.

How long has Verdejo been fighting?

Felix Verdejo made his professional debut in December 2012, so he has been a pro for 8 years and 6 months.

How tall is Felix Verdejo?

Verdejo is 5' 9" (5 Foot and 9 inches) which is 175cm (1 meter and 75 centimeters).

What is Verdejo's Reach?

His reach is 71.7 inches (71.7") which is 182 cm (1 meter and 82 centimeters).

What stance does Felix Verdejo use?

Verdejo fights from a traditional orthodox stance, which means he favours his right hand as his power hand when fighting.

What are some potential opponents for Felix Verdejo?

Some potential future fights for Verdejo include Vasyl Lomachenko, Unified Lightweight Champion Teofimo Lopez and Richard Commey.

What will be Felix Verdejo's Next Fight?

Felix Verdejo's doesn't currently have a fight scheduled.

Some potential future fights for Verdejo include Vasyl Lomachenko, Unified Lightweight Champion Teofimo Lopez and Richard Commey.

How can I stream Felix Verdejo's Fights?

In the UK you can usually stream Verdejo's fights on Premier Player.

In the US you can usually stream Felix Verdejo's fights via ESPN / ESPN 2 / FS1 via Hulu Live TV and ESPN APP.

What are some recent Felix Verdejo results?

Verdejo has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he defeated Will Madera on 16th July 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Manuel Rey Rojas on 18th January 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

Going into that contest, he had beat Bryan Vasquez on 20th April 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had won against Oliver Flores on 3rd February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

He had beat Juan Jose Martinez on 11th June 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

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Felix Verdejo's next fight

When is Felix Verdejo's Next Fight?

Felix Verdejo's doesn't currently have a fight scheduled.

Some potential future fights for Verdejo include Vasyl Lomachenko, Unified Lightweight Champion Teofimo Lopez and Richard Commey.

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How can I stream Felix Verdejo's Fights?

In the UK you can usually stream Verdejo's fights on Premier Player.

In the US you can usually stream Felix Verdejo's fights via ESPN / ESPN 2 / FS1 via Hulu Live TV and ESPN APP.

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