Félix Verdejo aka Félix Verdejo Sánchez is a Puerto Rican professional boxer, on May 2, 2021, his girlfriend was found dead near Carolina, Puerto Rico, now the boxer is under the scanner and named as a person of interest. Keishla Rodríguez was 27 years old, is a professional pet stylist who works at Carolina’s Pet Salon on Campo Rico Avenue, she’s the Girlfriend of Felix Verdejo, her body was discovered floating in the San José lagoon area on May 1st, 2021.
According to the report, on 29th April 2021, Thursday morning, Keishla Rodríguez was disappeared after informing her mother that she will be going for a pregnancy test with boxer Felix Verdejo, soon they will be expecting a baby together, and her mother Rivera claims that Verdejo was the only person who met her on that day. However, the police commissioner said Verdejo is not a suspect but a person of interest.
Her mother Keila Ortiz Rivera recalled “Keishla’s friend is me, her mother, and her sister. Keishla goes from work to the house with her animals,” Ortiz Rivera said. “I am waiting for her … I am waiting for her at the entrance of the village. Last night I slept on the furniture waiting for her. I am waiting for her, I am waiting for her,” and added she uses always informs her mother before leaving home in Caimito’s Villa Esperanza neighborhood.
Keila said “She is very responsible in her work, she works in grooming. She has two puppies at home, two kittens, she is always rescuing animals,” added “I always have communication with her, we talk in the morning, at noon, in the afternoon, at night and we are always in communication. […] Keishla is a girl who does not have friends, does not go out, does not have social networks. She is always talking to me and her sister.”
She also said “Yesterday we spoke at 7:00 am she told me: ‘Mommy, Felix is coming to see the pregnancy test, and the blood test.’ I told her: ‘Girl, be careful because he had already threatened her not to have the baby, that he has his family, that he is a boxer, that he is a public figure … About 9:30 am my other girl calls me. ‘Mommy, Marlen is not at work, the boss called me.’ That for me is super weird.”
According to Felix Verdejo, he did not meet Rodríguez at her home asked her to meet at another place. When her mother found that her daughter has not been to work, she immediately called up Verdejo to enquired about her daughter, but he said “I don’t know”. Keila responded telling him “You’re already lying to me, that’s the first lie. Because she talked to me a little while and told me that you were going to her house when you finished exercising,” added “When she told him she was pregnant, then he started threatening her. That if you are going to take them off, that you are going to have an abortion, that if I am a public figure, that if I have a family, that if the family here or there and she said, ‘Don’t worry, you don’t have to admit it, I just want my baby.”
Furthermore, Rodríguez sister Bereliz Nichole said that Felix Verdejo “was using her” and they knew each other before he met his partner Eliz Marie Santiago Sierra.
What is Félix Verdejo Net Worth?
Eliz Marie Santiago Sierra
5 feet 9 inches tall
$25 Million to $30 Million.
At the age of 19, Félix Verdejo became a professional by joining Top Rank, and represented Puerto Rico at the 2012 Olympics, and won the lightweight at the 2012 American Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament. On July 18, 2013, he won the New Hispanic Promise category of the 2013 Premios Juventud. In the same year, BoxingScene and Top Rank named him the “Prospect of the Year.”
In the year 2014, his career record was 16–0 (KO 12), and was named as the ‘Prospect of the Year’ for 2014 by ESPN. On April 25, 2015, Félix Verdejo and Marco Antonio López had a match for the vacant WBO Latino lightweight title, the fight took place in Puerto Rico and ended up Félix winning that watch via a fifth-round technical knockout. On June 13th, 2015 he had a match against Ivan Najera at Madison Square Garden Theater in New York City, Félix defeated Najera to retain the title, and later that year he defeated Brazilian Josenilson Dos Santos. In 2016, he won the fight against undefeated Brazilian William Silva and after two months he had a match with Mexican Jose Luis Rodriguez and won a one-sided 10 round unanimous decision win over Rodriguez.
In 2017, the Boxer fought only one match against Oliver Flores at Roberto Clemente Coliseum, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and won the match. In 2018, he had two fights against the opponent Antonio Lozada Jr and Yardley Armenta Cruz, the boxer lost the match with Antonio and won against Yardley. In 2019, Félix Verdejo won against Bryan Vásquez at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York City.
In 2020, he fought three-match with one loss and two wins, Félix won against Manuel Rey Rojas and Will Madera, on December 12, 2020, the boxer lost to Masayoshi Nakatani at MGM Grand Conference Center.
The Estimated Net Worth of Félix Verdejo is between $25 Million to $30 Million.
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