Janelson Figueroa Bocachica Boxing Record, Net worth, Next ...

Feb 22, 2021· Puerto Rico native, Janelson Figueroa Bocachica was born on 23rd October 1998, under the star sign Scorpio. The son of Nelson Figueroa, he began boxing at age 8 and was trained by his father. The twenty-two years old holds an American nationality and is of white ethnic background. He stands 5 ft 10 inches / 178cm tall.

Olympic boxer indicted over 'cruel and heinous' murder of ...

May 07, 2021· A Puerto Rican boxer, who fought in the London 2012 Olympics was indicted on Thursday on additional charges of using a firearm after being previously charged with kidnapping and carjacking in the violent murder case of his girlfriend.. Felix Verdejo was charged along with his alleged accomplice, Luis Antonio Cádiz-Martínez, who is accused of helping with the murder in exchange for …

The Best Up-And-Coming Puerto Rican Baseball Players the ...

Apr 09, 2017· Currently a player for the Chicago Cubs, infielder Baez was with the team during the 2016 season when they won the World Series and broke the team's "curse of the billy goat." The 24-year-old born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, was drafted in 2011 and made his major league debut in 2014; he was the Cubs' 9th draft pick of the first round in 2011. . Baez was one of the standout players for ...

Cangrejeros de Santurce (baseball) - Wikipedia

Cangrejeros de Santurce is a professional baseball team based in Santurce, the largest barrio of San Juan, Puerto Rico.The franchise joined the Liga de Béisbol Profesional Roberto Clemente when it was the semi-professional Liga de Béisbol Semi-Profesional de Puerto Rico. Having played for over 70 years, the Cangrejeros have won twelve national titles and five Caribbean Series.

Puerto Rico Olympic Medalist Winners – Discovering the ...

Oct 02, 2017· Puerto Rico has had eight Olympic medalist winners, 6 bronze medals, and 2 silver medals. Juan Venegas, Bronze Medal from the 1948 London Games in Boxing. Orlando Maldonado, Bronze Medal from the 1976 Montreal Games in Boxing. Luis Ortiz, Silver Medal from the 1984 Los Angeles Games in Boxing. Aristides Gonzalez, Bronze Medal from the 1984 Los ...

Puerto Rican boxer held without bail after lover found dead

May 02, 2021· A federal judge on Monday ordered Puerto Rican boxer Félix Verdejo held without bail after he was charged in the death of his 27-year-old pregnant lover whose body was found in a lagoon. Verdejo is charged with kidnapping and carjacking resulting in the death of Keishla Rodríguez and with intentionally killing an unborn child. A criminal complaint filed by the FBI accuses Verdejo of punching ...

2016-17 Puerto Rican Winter League | Baseball-Reference.com

Sources. This data comes from two sources. 1) The Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group put together by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum thanks to a grant provided by Major League Baseball. 2) Gary Ashwill and his collaborators. The Hall of Fame data is found for the years 1920-1948 and the Ashwill data is found from 1904-1919.

Baseball in Puerto Rico - Wikipedia

Baseball is the most popular sport in Puerto Rico.In terms of spectators and active participants, it is the premier sport on the island. The baseball game was introduced to the island in the late 19th century and the first two baseball clubs were founded in 1897, before the American invasion of 1898 known as the Spanish–American War.The sport was initially ridiculed as an effete, unmanly ...

The Top Ten Latino Sports Moments of 2016

Yomar Álamo (born 6 March 1995) is a Puerto Rican professional boxer who has held the WBO–NABO light welterweight title since 2019. As of June 2020, he is ranked as the world's sixth best active light welterweight by the WBO.

Puerto Rico Hurricanes storm into WSB Season V

Nov 07, 2014· Puerto Rico Hurricanes storm into WSB Season V. The general manager of the Puerto Rico Hurricanes has targeted Rio 2016 qualification for the franchise's boxers after the World Series of Boxing ...