Felix Verdejo Wife, net worth, age, date of birth, family, children, suspect women missing

Young Boxer Felix Verdejo Sanchez is a Puerto Rican professional boxer renowned as a lightweight champion. He had represented impressively for Puerto Rico as an amateur at the 2012 Olympics.

Verdejo won at the lightweight at the 2012 American Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament by defeating a Mexican rival in the quarter-finals since the top-4 finishers qualified for the 2012 Olympics in his weight class. Verdejo won Panamanian José Huertas in the first round of the 2012 Summer Olympics with a score of 11–5. Tunisian Ahmed Mejri was then defeated by him with 16-7 points before losing 14-9 in quarterfinal match with Vasyl Lomachenko of Ukraine.

Is Felix Verdejo suspect in the death case of a young pregnant woman?

Famous Puerto Rican boxer Felix Verdejo is recently in the media for being a suspect in the death case of a young pregnant woman. He is confirmed to be involved in this case since his wife, Eliz Marie Santiago Sierra had given a statement to the police saying that Felix had some sort of relationship with the dead pregnant woman.

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Many rumors of Felix being the father of the dead woman’s child have appeared in the media. However, the truth is still not revealed yet.

Felix Verdejo Age, Date of Birth, Birthday, Family, what about his father, mother, where is Felix Verdejo Sanchez from? Early life

Professional boxer Felix is 28 years old as of 2021. He was born on May 19, 1993, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was born and now settled in Puerto Rico. Hence, he is Puerto Rican by his nationality. He is of black ethnicity. Based on his date of birth, he acquires Tauras zodiac sign. Besides, he follows the Christianity religion.

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Moving on to his family background, Felix is the son of Demetrio Verdejo Colón and Madeline Sanchez. He has two brothers and two sisters. Felix was only the boxer in his family.

Felix Verdejo Wife, is he married? what about children?

Felix Verdejo is married to Eliz Marie Santiago Sierra. There is no proper data of how long they had been in the relationship. Some online media claims that they had been dating for a year before their marriage. They are blessed with a beautiful daughter named, Miranda. She is 2 years old by now.

Felix Verdejo seemed to have a happy marital life. But since, he is involved in the death of a pregnant young woman and had some relationship, it indicates that there was some complexity in their marriage life.

Felix Verdejo Sanchez Net worth, how much earn from his career?

Talking about the net worth of this young boxer, it is estimated that he has a net worth of $ 30 million. He has earned quite well even at a young age.

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Felix Verdejo Sanchez Career as a Boxer

Amateur Career

Felix started his boxing career when he was nine years old. His boxing journey has a interesting story. In his childhood, some children used to throw stones at him. When he complained about this to his father, his father told him to learn boxing and take a revenge. Then, Felix got the boxing training  from Ricky Marquez.

He then took part in the 2010 Pan American Youth Championship.

In the International Tournament in Ecuador, Verdajo even claimed gold and later became the Best Fighter in the tournament.

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Verdejo subsequently claimed the US 2012 Olympic Boxing Qualification Tournament,at his 18 age. The Mexican competitor in the lightweight division was his glorious victory.He also participated in the 2012 Summer Olympics, where he lost against the Ukrainian Vazyl Lomachenko. However, José Huertas and Ahmed Mejri, Tunisian had been defeated by him.

Professional Career

After taking his small steps, Verdejo signed his contract with Top Rank as a professional boxer. The contract was awarded a $600,000 bonus when they signed in October 2012.

In this deal, Verdejo bagged 2013 Premios Juventud; therefore, he was voted “Prospect for the Year” by BoxingScene and Top Rank. In 2014, Verdejo was confronted with the unsuccessful Lauro Alcantar.

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In only 21 seconds, he won the game by knockout. On all, it stood with a 16–0 (12 KO) career record and was named the 2014 ‘Prospect of the Year’ by ESPN.com.

WBO Latino championship

On February 25 he faced a hand injury and was therefore postponed to April 25 prior to battling for the title of Verdejo. Verdejo won the game in Puerto Rico in the fifth round with the technical knockout.

Verdojo, meanwhile, made his HBO debut on June 13 at New York City’s Madison Square Garden Theater. Overall, his first fight on HBO was also his first title defense, which he won by unanimous decision over unbeaten American Ivan Najera.

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After that, he defeated Brazilian Josenilson Dos and Brazilian William Silva (win via unanimous decision). After that, he fought at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente two months later against Mexican Jose Luis Rodriguez.

Verdejo was expected to fight Daniel Evangelista, but he pulled out due to tendonitis (tendon disorder).

Overall, Verdejo dethroned Rodriguez and rose to #2 in the lightweight division, while remaining #3 in the WBO. And after that, he fought in Martinez vs. Lomachenko, the WBO super featherweight champion.

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Verdejo defeated Mexican boxer Juan Jose Martinez in the event and was set to face lightweight challenger Jose Felix Jr. However, Felix was said to have requested “four times the money available” for Verdejo’s rival, causing them to be unable to make a decision.

Similarly, Verdejo said via his interpreter at the conclusion of the event that he wanted to fight the best.

As a result, he was scheduled to fight WBO champion Terry Flanagan in early November, but the fight was canceled due to his motorcycle injuries.

As a result, Verdejo fought again on February 3, 2017, at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, this time against Oliver Flores. The match ended with a unanimous decision win in the 10th round.

World Title

After that, Felix Verdejo was kept busy in Tucson, Arizona, with Gilberto Ramrez vs. Jesse Hart, where he was expecting to face Antonio Lozada Jr. Verdejo was eventually sidelined due to an injury, and he only made his comeback 13 months later, on March 17, 2018, at the Madison Square Garden Theater.

With that, Verdejo eventually met Lozada, who handed him his first professional defeat. Verdejo was out of the ring for eight months after his first loss and only returned on November 10, 2018.

“I was at the brink, and then I had the experience of being trampled by the same people who had put me there. I learned to be the best at what I do, and my current ambition is to be the best in the world at what I do when it comes to boxing, my name is on that list. We continue marching forward.” Said Felix Verdejo.

Career From 2018

With his comeback, he faced Mexican journeyman Yardley Armenta Cruz at the Mario Quijote Morales Coliseum in Guaynabo.

As a result, he won his fight and went on to face Bryan Vasquez at Madison Square Garden.

Similarly, he won and then went on to change his trainer after hearing the critics’ opinions. As a result, he began working with renowned boxing coach Ismael Salas, who has previously worked with Guillermo Rigondeaux, Luis Ortiz, and Erislandy Lara.

It took him a few fights to regain control under his new trainer, but he was able to speed up his victories. Many critics said that he lacked the charisma that he possessed during the 2012 Olympic Games.

Overall, this boxer career can be defined with the following titles.

  1. Ecuador’s International Tournament (gold)

  2. Cheo Aponte International Tournament (gold)

  3. Americas Olympic Classificatory Tournament (gold)

  4. 2013 Premios Lo Nuestro (New Hispanic Promise)

  5. 2012 American Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament (Lightweight winner)

  6. Panamerican Youth Champion

Is he available on any Social media platform?

The fans of this young and competent boxer Felix Verdejo can follow him on twitter and Instagram under the name of (@DiamanteVerdejo) and (@diamanteverdejo) respectively. He has got good fan following with 23.6k followers on twitter and 200k followers on Instagram.

Where he attended his High school and University?

There is no any data regarding his education, where did he study, what type of student was he, upto which grade did he study and so on. However, since he is born and settled in his homeland, it seems like he studied in Puerto Rico and hadn’t gone abroad for his studies.

Quick Facts about Felix Verdejo

Who is Felix Verdejo?

Felix Verdejo is a young and impressive professional boxer from Puerto Rico. He competes as a lightweight champion. He represented his homeland in the 2012 Olympics.

How old is Felix Verdejo?

 A talented boxer Felix Verdejo is a 28-year-old who was born on May 19, 1993, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was born and now settled in Puerto Rico. His zodiac sign is Taurus, according to his birth year. Moreover, he follows Christianity and goes to the church quite often.

Is Felix Verdejo Married? Any children? 

Felix Verdejo is married to Eliz Marie Santiago Sierra. They share a beautiful daughter named Miranda, who is only 2 years old.

Is he available in social media?

 Felix Verdejo has an Instagram account with the handle @diamanteverdejo. As of right now, he has about 200K followers on Instagram. He also got a Twitter account under the name @DiamanteVerdejo with 23.6k followers.

How much Felix Verdejo Net worth is?

Talking about the net worth of this young boxer, it is estimated that he has a net worth of $ 30 million. He has earned quite well even at a young age.

Felix Verdejo ‘s Body Appearance Height, Weight in 2021

Height   In feet: 5ft 9 in
Centimeter: 175 cm
Meters: 1.75 m
WeightKilogram: 61 kg
Pound: 135 lbs
Eye ColorBrown
Body TypeAthletic
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Felix Verdejo’s which you should be known

NationalityPuerto Rican
Zodiac SignTaurus
Net Worth (Approx.)$30 million
Single/ In a relationshipMarried
Current Girlfriend/ SpouseEliz Marie Santiago Sierra

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