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Jorge Melendez, Felix Verdejo Showcased in Puerto Rico on ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’

by on Mar.20, 2014, under Boxing News

Photo Credit: Peter Amador / Top Rank

Photo Credit: Peter Amador / Top Rank

PUERTO RICO, March 19 — The ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ card will take place at the sold out Roger Mendoza Coliseum in Caguas, Puerto Rico, and will be broadcasted at 12am ET / 11pm PT on UniMas. In the main event JORGE MELENDEZ (27-3-1, 26 KOs) will battle Colombia’s Richard Gutierrez (27-12-1, 17 KOs) in a 10 round light middleweight bout. Featured on the card is undefeated jr. lightweight FELIX VERDEJO,(10-0) of Puerto Rico, versus JUAN SANTIAGO (14-11-1, 8 KOs), of Colorado in a six-round fight.

 

 

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Jorge ‘Destroyer’ Melendez Promises to Retire ‘El Perro’ Angulo on Dec. 14!

by on Oct.22, 2013, under Boxing News

Jorge Melendez (photo courtesy of www.boxrec.com)

Jorge Melendez (photo courtesy of www.boxrec.com)

Puerto Rican junior middleweight slugger Jorge “Destroyer” Melendez (27-3-1, 26 KOs) is on the verge of getting a fight he has been calling for, for a very long time: an all-action “can’t miss” showdown with the always-dangerous Mexican, Alfredo ‘El Perro’ Angulo (22-3-18 KOs).

With only some purse negotiations left to settle, the pair are set to meet on Saturday, December 14, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and live on SHOWTIME Pay-Per-View, as one of the featured bouts of a blockbuster night of boxing that also features Adrian Broner vs. Marcos Maidana, Jesus Soto Karass vs. Keith Thurman and Victor Ortiz vs. Carlos Molina. (continue reading…)

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Jr. Middleweight Prospect Jorge ‘Destroyer’ Melendez Now Signed with Free Agent Boxing Mgt.

by on Sep.05, 2012, under Boxing News

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Free Agent Boxing Management is proud to announce the addition of WBO #10-ranked KO artist Jorge “Destroyer” Melendez (24-2-1, 23 KOs) of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, to its growing roster of boxers.

“This is a big day for us, and I’m proud to have this wonderful young prospect fighting for us,” said Free Agent Boxing president José A. Acevedo. “Boxing will never grow if we don’t keep cultivating new talent, and in Jorge, we’ve signed a great fighter that you’re going to be hearing a lot about in the months and years to come.” (continue reading…)

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