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Felix Verdejo net worth is a professional boxer from Puerto Rica. Felix is renowned as a lightweight champion.

Felix had represented impressively for Puerto Rico as an amateur at the 2012 Olympics.

Felix Verdejo net worth has been honored as the most popular Puerto Rican boxer.

He drew comparisons to another legendary fighter from Puerto Rico: Felix “Tito” Trinidad.

Felix Verdejo’s most historical matches were when he won Panamanian José Huertas in the first round of the 2012 Summer Olympics with a score of 11–5.

He won Tunisian Ahmed Mejri was then defeated by him with 16-7 points. 

But he lost 14-9 in a quarterfinal match with Vasyl Lomachenko of Ukraine.

Felix Verdejo’s net worth is estimated at $30million.

Although the 27 years old boxer successful career, he was charged with murder. 

Felix came forward that he drugged, killed, and shot his pregnant mistress. 

Name  Felix Verdejo
Nick Name El Diamante or The Diamond
Birthdate  May 19, 1993
Age  28
Birthplace  San Juan, Puerto Rica
Nationality Puerto Rican
Height    5ft 9 in or  175 cm
Weight 61 kg or 135 lbs
Hair Black
Eye Color Brown
Profession Boxer 
Status  Married 

Felix Verdejo | Early Life

Felix Verdejo net worth long name is Félix Verdejo Sánchez, he was born on May 19, 1993 in San Juan, Puerto Rica. 

Felix’s mother is Madeline Sanchez and has two brothers and two sisters as siblings.

Felix rarely opens up about his early life details, education and family background are private. 

Felix Verdejo net worth is the only boxer from his family. Felix started boxing at the young age of nine.  

But as not expected, Felix Verdejo net worth was first playing baseball during his childhood days. 

One day, as he’s playing baseball with his friends, some kid threw rocks at him, this kid was doing boxing.

Verdejo, frustrated, went home to complain to his father about this incident. His father told Felix to learn boxing and play against this kid. Then, it all started and the rest is history. 

Felix had a lot of potential as a boxer and it showed in his training phase. Felix’s boxing skills were close to making him successful as a boxer. 

Following it, Felix won the Pan American Youth Championship in 2010. 

Felix Verdejo net worth won the gold in Ecuador’s International Tournament golden belt. Felix was later titled the tournament’s best fighter.

Only 18 years old, Felix Verdejo net worth won the 2012 American Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament. Felix’s last boxing match was against the Mexican rival in the lightweight division. 

In the 2012 Summer Olympics, Felix had defeated Panamanian José Huertas and Tunisian Ahmed Mejri, but he lost against Vasyl Lomachenko of Ukraine. 

Felix won the gold in Cheo Aponte International Tournament and the Americas Olympic Classificatory Tournament in Brazil.  

Felix Verdejo | Achievements and Statistics

Felix Verdejo’s titles

  • Ecuador’s International Tournament (gold)
  • Cheo Aponte International Tournament (gold)
  • Americas Olympic Classificatory Tournament (gold)
  • 2013 Premios Lo Nuestro (New Hispanic Promise)
  • 2012 American Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament (Lightweight winner)
  • Panamerican Youth Champion 

Felix Verdejo’s career statics

Total fights Wins (27) Loss (2)
Knockout Decision Knockout Decision
29 17 10 2 0

 Felix Verdejo’s net worth is estimated at $30million.  

Felix Verdejo net worth has a medium-built structure of 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm in height.

Verdejo has a maintained weight of 61 kg or 135 pounds, which his reach extends to 72 inches or 183 cm.

Felix Verdejo | Professional Career

After winning man tournaments, Felix Verdejo net worth signed his contract with Top Rank as a professional boxer.

Top Rank’s contract was awarded a $600,000 bonus when they signed in October 2012. 

In this deal, Felix Verdejo net worth won over 2013 Premios Juventud. Felix was voted “Prospect for the Year” by BoxingScene and Top Rank.

In 2014, Verdejo was confronted with Lauro Alcantar. It took Felix only 21 seconds to win the game by knockout.

On all, Felix stood with a 16–0 (12 KO) career record and was named the 2014 ‘Prospect of the Year’ by ESPN.com.

Felix Verdejo | Controversies

Although Felix Verdejo net worth is married to Eliz Marie Santiago Sierra. And Felix has a  two years old daughter named Miranda.

Apparently, Felix had an affair that soon turned ugly. 

Verdejo was charged with his mistress’s death. 

Felix turned himself in to federal agents the night of May 2.

Two hours before Felix turn himself in, his pregnant mistress, Keishla Rodríguez Ortiz, was found dead

Keishla’s body was found in a lagoon in San Juan, Puerto Rico on May 1, two days after she was reported missing by her family.

The autopsy showed Keishla’s body was drugged, shot, and thrown off a bridge. 

A criminal complaint filed by the FBI accuses Felix Verdejo that he punched his mistress in the face and injected her with an unidentified substance.

Investigators say Felix Verdejo net worth bound her arms and feet with wire, tied a heavy block to her, and threw her off a bridge at 8.30 am on April 29. Felix then shot Rodriguez with a pistol as he stood on the bridge. 

An unnamed witness reportedly helped Felix kidnap and kill Rodriguez.

Rodriguez’s mom, Keila Ortíz Rivera, said that she last spoke with her daughter on April 30, before Felix Verdejo allegedly went to her house.

After Felix came forward, he was charged with abducting and killing his pregnant mistress on April 30, 2021.

According to the criminal complaint filed in federal court,  the 27 old pregnant Keishla Rodríguez Ortiz was found dead, and she was carrying the baby of Verdejo.

When the boxer was arrested, he faced several criminal charges including kidnapping resulting in death and carjacking.

Felix Verdejo’s charges for these crimes led him to be surrounded by police.

Eventually, Felix appeared before court where he provided his confession of guilt for these crimes. 

Felix Verdejo net worth

Felix Verdejo’s net worth is estimated at $30million.

At the age of 19, Felix Verdejo net worth signed a deal with Top Rank, Verdejo officially became a professional boxer. 

Felix represented Puerto Rico at the 2012 Olympics and won the lightweight at the 2012 American Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament. 

On July 18, 2013, Felix Verdejo won the New Hispanic Promise category of the 2013 Premios Juventud.

In 2014, his career record was 16–0 (KO 12). 

In the same year, BoxingScene and Top Rank named him the “Prospect of the Year” for 2014 by ESPN.

On April 25, 2015, Felix Verdejo net worth faced off against Marco Antonio López for the vacant WBO Latino lightweight title in Puerto Rico. The fight ended up being a technical knockout victory by means of a fifth-round TKO

Félix has been champion for two years and he’s unkillable.

In 2016, Félix fought against Brazilian WilliamSilva who had never lost a single fight in his entire career.

But it didn’t take long before the Mexican fighter came out on top with an easy 10 round unanimous decision victory!

On June 13th, 2015, Felix defeated Ivan Najera at Madison Square Garden Theater in New York City, Later in 2015, Felix defeated Brazilian Josenilson Dos Santos.

In 2016, he won the fight against undefeated Brazilian William Silva and after two months he had a match with Mexican Jose Luis Rodriguez and won a one-sided 10 round unanimous decision win over Rodriguez.

In 2017, Felix Verdejo net worth fought only one match against Oliver Flores at Roberto Clemente Coliseum, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and won the match. 

In 2018, Felix Verdejo had two fights against the opponent Antonio Lozada Jr and Yardley Armenta Cruz. 

Felix lost the match with Antonio and won against Yardley.

In 2019, Felix Verdejo net worth won against Bryan Vásquez at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York City. 

In 2020, Felix fought three-match with one loss and two wins, Félix won against Manuel Rey Rojas and Will Madera.

On December 12, 2020, Felix Verdejo net worth lost to Masayoshi Nakatani at MGM Grand Conference Center.

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