Puerto Rican Felix Verdejo gave a good show at the Madison Square Garden this Saturday when he defeated, Ivan “Bam Bam” Najera, via unanimous decision; two judges saw the fight 100-88 while a third judge scored it 99-89 all in favor of Verdejo, who remains undefeated and moves up to 18 and 0, with 13 knockouts.
Verdejo showed skills, used his height to his advantage and controlled the fight with no problems, always attacking Najera and working his body.
After his win Verdejo said:
“I'm happy with the work we did tonight, I brought happiness to my Country and that its what I wanted to do.”
“I knew he was a tough opponent , with a lot of experience and we knew it was going to be tough.”
“I was relaxed, and I was concentrated in the fight, I was trying to hit him to see if it I could end it but we had to go the distance, but we did a good job.”
Photo Credit: Will Hart