June 11, 2016 Felix Verdejo vs. Juan Jose Martinez at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York, New York for the WBO Latino lightweight title
Undefeated rising boxing star Felix Verdejo from San Juan, Puerto Rico retain his WBO Latino lightweight title by defeating Juan Jose Martinez from Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. From the beginning of the fight Verdejo showcased his boxing skills and patience to win the early rounds, with less than a minute remain in the fight round Felix landed a hard right hand that wobbled the Mexican, Felix Verdejo wasted no time sensing that Martinez was still hurt he throws more punch combination while his opponent stays on the ropes. Referee saves the helpless Mexican who unable to defend his self at that moment and decided to stop the fight.
Felix Verdejo improved his record to 22 wins fifteen of these wins are by way of knock out.