Felix Verdejo Sanchez

Birth Day May 19th, 1993
Birth Place San Juan
Age 31 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Taurus

About Felix Verdejo

Felix Verdejo Sanchez nicknamed El Diamante ("The Diamond") is a Puerto Rican professional boxer who currently competes in the lightweight division. He is famous for winning the WBO Latino lightweight title in the year 2015 which he held till the year 2017. As an amateur, he has represented Puerto Rico at the 2012 Olympics. 

In his amateur career, Felix was the winner at lightweight at the 2012 American Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament defeating the Mexican rival. He was also a Panamerican Youth Champion. He became a professional by joining Top Rank, signing for an undisclosed amount that reportedly included a bonification of $600,000 dollars as of October 2012 when Felix was nineteen. His first loss was against Antono Lozada Jr. in March 2018 being stopped in round 10. He has defeated undefeated Lauro Alcantar, Mexican Antonio Lopez, Ivan Najera, Josenilson Dos Santos, Jose Luis Rodriguez, Juan Jose Martinez before losing to Antonio Lozada Jr. On December 12, 2020, Verdejo fought for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight title against Masayoshi Nakatani and he became the first boxer to knock down Nakatani, once in the first round and again in the fourth round. As of May 2021, he has compiled a record of 29-27. 

Professional Boxer, Felix Verdejo Hitting The Opponent

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Felix Verdejo turned himself into the police to face charges in the murder of his pregnant girlfriend. In the sadistic slaying, Verdejo allegedly punched Rodriguez in the face, injected her with an unknown liquid, and tied her feet and arms to a block last week, according to the feds. He then allegedly tossed her off a bridge and fired shots from a gun into the water where she was submerged. 

Early Life and Parents

Born on 19th May 1993, Felix Verdejo Sanchez's birthplace is San Juan, Puerto Rico due to which he belongs to the Puerto Rican nationality. He came from a mixed ethnic background. Whereas his race is White. He is religious and follows the Christian religion. Coming to his zodiac sign, his birthdate falls under Taurus. Felix's present age is 27 celebrating his birthday on 19th May 2020. 

About Felix's parents, his father's name is Demetrio Verdejo Colon, and his mother's name is Madeline Sanchez. He also has four siblings; two brothers and two sisters. He is the only boxer in the family who started boxing when he was nine years old.

Felix Verdejo Married Life and Wife

Married man, Felix Verdejo Sanchez's wife name is Eliz Marie Santiago Sierra. The duo is also blessed with a daughter named Miranda. Felix has not revealed any details about their wedding date, their love story and more to the public. Thus, he is a secretive man. He is straight as per his sexual orientation. 

Felix Verdejo with his wife, Eliz Marie Santiago Sierra and their daughter

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Moving deep towards his personal life, Felix was named by police as a person of interest in the disappearance of a 27-year-old pregnant woman, Keishla Rodríguez. Keishla's family said that she was pregnant with Sanchez's child. Sanchez surrendered to the police authorities on 2nd May 2021 after Rodriguez was found dead. At present, he is facing several criminal charges, filed by the FBI in Puerto Rico, including kidnapping resulting in death, carjacking resulting in death, and the killing of an unborn child.

Felix Verdejo's girlfriend, Keishla Rodríguez

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Felix Verdejo Net Worth

Talented and successful boxer, Felix Sanchez has earned most of his money as a professional boxer which is his major source of wealth. As of 2021, the net worth of Felix is estimated to have $30 Million as per sources. His other source of income comes from contracts, purses, and endorsement deals. He bagged $175,000 in a fight against Terry Flanagan. He is living a luxurious lifestyle as of today. Details about his salary and career earnings are still to get disclosed yet. 

How tall is Felix Verdejo?

Athletic bodybuilder boxer, Felix Verdejo stands at a tall height of 1.75 m or 5 feet 9 inches. His well-maintained body weight is 64 kg. He has an attractive pair of dark brown eyes and his hair color is black. Back then, he was involved in a motorcycle accident while traveling from Fajardo to Carolina, Puerto Rico on 7th August 2016. He suffered a head injury and small lacerations. He was released from the hospital on August 19.

Awards and Achievements 

  • Won Premios Lo Nuestro under the category of New Hispanic Promise

Felix Verdejo won Premios Lo Nuestro award

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