Busy Week For Verdejo

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NEW YORK (May 30, 2014) – Undefeated and 2012 Olympian FELIX VERDEJO (12-0, 9 KOs) will be featured on the undercard ofNext Saturday’s Middleweight World Championship bout headlined by Three-Division world champion and the Pride of Puerto Rico MIGUEL COTTO when he challenges World Boxing Council (WBC)/The Ring middleweight champion and Argentina’s favorite son SERGIO “Maravilla” MARTÍNEZ, Saturday, June 7, at the “Mecca of Boxing,” Madison Square Garden.

 
            Promoted by Miguel Cotto Promotions, Top Rank®, DiBella Entertainment and Sampson Boxing, in association with Maravilla Box, PS4, Tecate and Madison Square Garden, the Cotto vs. Martínez World Middleweight Championship event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®, beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT.

 

            The following is Verdejo’s Jam-Packed Fight Week Schedule. All times are Eastern Daylight Time.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 31
Felix Verdejo Public Workout & Meet & Greet
Celebrity Guest, Multi-Grammy Award Winner, Puerto Rican Rapper Calle 13
Puerto Rican Festival / Bronx Cultural Arts Festival
152nd Street Between Jackson & Union Ave
Bronx, New York, 10455
  • 12:45 P.M.     Verdejo & Calle 13 on Stage
  • 1:00 P.M.       Verdejo Workout
  • 2:00 P.M.       Verdejo Meet & Greet
 
SUNDAY, JUNE 1
Verdejo & Calle 13 Will be at the YANKEES vs TWINS
  • 1:00 P.M.       Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY
 
MONDAY, JUNE 2
Verdejo Featured on Telemundo 47
 
TUESDAY, JUNE 3
Celebrating 100 Years of Julia De Burgos (PR Day Parade Event)
Verdejo will be announced to the audience
  • 5:00 P.M.       Blessing Ceremony (105th Street & 5th Ave.)
  • 6:00 P.M.       Julia De Burgos’s Child of Water @ El Museo del Barrio
  •                          (1230 5th Avenue @ 104th Street)
 
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4
  • 1:00 P.M.       Verdejo at COTTO vs MARTINEZ Final Press Conference 
  •                          Theater at Madison Square Garden (31st & 8Th Ave)
  •                          Verdejo Interview with Hall-of-Fame Trainer Joe Cortez  
  •                           on ESPN Deportes Radio
 
THURSDAY, JUNE 5
COTTO vs MARTINEZ UNDERCARD MEDIA WORKOUTS
Trinity Boxing Club, 110 Greenwich St., New York, NY 10006
  • 11:00 A.M.     Jose Lopez
  • 11:30 A.M.     Jantony Ortiz
  • Noon                Félix Verdejo
  • 12:30 P.M.      Jorge Melendez
  •  1:00 P.M.       Wilfredo Vazquez, Jr.
 
FRIDAY, JUNE 6
OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN – Limited to first 3,000 fans
The Theater at Madison Square Garden
(Enter through Glass Doors on corner of 33rd Street and 8th Avenue)
(Fans line up in North Breezeway – adjacent to main box office off 7th Avenue and 32nd Street)
  •  1:00 P.M.     Fighters Report
  •  2:30 P.M.     Fighters on the Scale
 
SATURDAY, JUNE 7
FIGHT NIGHT
Madison Square Garden
(Media Entrance located through Brown Doors between 8 Penn Plaza and Nick and Stefs Restaurant on 33rd Street at 8th Avenue)
  •  5:00 P.M.     Doors Open
  •  6:15 P.M.     First Fight
  •  8:30 P.M.     FELIX VERDEJO vs ENGELBERTO VALENZUELA 
  •                          Broadcast Live on WAPA & WAPA America  
  •                          Taped for Pay-Per-View Telecast
  •  9:00 P.M.      Pay-Per-View Telecast Begins
Sunday, June 8  
Flying to Canastota, NY with Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum to see his mentor Felix Trinidad get inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.  

 

Follow Verdejo and Calle 13 Thru the Week!  

@DiamanteVerdejo 
@Calle13Oficial  


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