Summer 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Lightweight
27-2-0
30-4-0

The tape

29
Age
35
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
71.7" / 182 cm
Reach
69.7" / 177 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

TKO 9TKO 1UD 10UD 10UD 10
Form
UD 12TKO 6TKO 2KO 8TKO 2
27
Wins
30
17
By KO
27
63
KO%
90
2
Losses
4
2
Stopped
1
0
Draws
0
2012
Debut
2011
144
Pro rounds
191

Current rankings @ Lightweight

-
The Ring
8
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
7
-
WBO
14
-
IBF
8

Felix Verdejo vs Richard Commey preview

When is Verdejo vs Commey?

Felix Verdejo could fight Richard Commey in Summer 2022 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 135 pounds (9.6 stone or 61.2 KG).

Verdejo vs Commey stats

Felix Verdejo would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Richard Commey would make his way to the ring with a record of 30 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 27 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Commey would have a large advantage in power over Verdejo, boosting at 90% knock out percentage over Verdejo's 63%.

Felix Verdejo is the younger man by 6 years, at 29 years old.

Verdejo has 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Felix Verdejo & Richard Commey fight out of an orthodox stance.

Verdejo is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 9 months later than Commey, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 47 less professional rounds, 144 to Commey's 191.

Richard Commey is currently ranked number 7 by the WBC, 14 by the WBO, 8 by the IBF and 8 by the RING in the 135lb division.

Verdejo vs Commey form

Verdejo has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he lost to Masayoshi Nakatani on 12th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 9th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Will Madera on 16th July 2020 by technical knockout in the 1st round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.

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

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

He had beat Oliver Flores on 3rd February 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Richard Commey has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Vasyl Lomachenko on 11th December 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Jackson Marinez on 13th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Teofimo Lopez on 14th December 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had won against Raymundo Beltran on 28th June 2019 by knockout in the 8th round in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at Pechanga Resort & Casino, California.

Hehad defeated Isa Chaniev on 2nd February 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Lightweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Richard Commey has been fighting more than Felix Verdejo.

Felix Verdejo last fought 1 year, 5 months and 12 days ago, while Richard Commey's last outing was 5 months and 13 days ago.

Verdejo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 40 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.

Commey's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Verdejo vs Commey?

Richard Commey is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Felix Verdejo if you fancy the incredible upset.

Felix Verdejo vs Richard Commey news

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