BJJ legend Cyborg Abreu challenges jurisdiction of sex assault lawsuit
Covering the intersections between combat sports and crime. This week we have updates from the Cyborg Abreu sex assault lawsuit.
Boxer Felix Verdejo guilty of kidnapping and murdering pregnant girlfriend
Felix Verdejo was found guilty by a court in Puerto Rico of kidnapping and murder. He is due to receive a life sentence.
Felix Verdejo will not face death penalty if convicted of murdering pregnant girlfriend
[CW: The following story includes disturbing details of a murder currently under investigation] Felix Verdejo, a former WBO Inter-Continental lightweight title challenger, was arrested last May and charged with the murder of Keishla Rodriguez. Authorities claim that Verdejo murdered Rodriguez, whom he was having an extra-martial affair with, after she told him she was pregnant. […]
Felix Verdejo pleads not guilty to charges related to murder of pregnant girlfriend
[CW: The following story includes disturbing details of a murder currently under investigation] On May 3 pro boxer Felix Verdejo, 27, was charged with kidnapping resulting in death, carjacking resulting in death and killing an unborn child. Authorities in Puerto Rico suspect that Verdejo murdered Keishla Rodriguez Ortiz, 27, after she revealed she was pregnant. […]
Boxer Felix Verdejo charged with killing girlfriend and unborn child
[CW: The following story includes disturbing details of a murder currently under investigation] On Saturday the body of Keishla Rodriguez Ortiz, 27, was discovered in a lagoon outside of Carolina, Puerto Rico. Rodriguez had been missing since last Thursday morning. Last night lightweight boxer Felix Verdejo, 27, turned himself into authorities in San Juan. Shortly […]
Boxer Felix Verdejo ‘person of interest’ after missing woman’s remains are found
According to reports out of Puerto Rico top lightweight boxer Felix Verdejo, 27, is a person of interest with regards to the death of a young woman who was last seen alive at his home in San Juan. Boxing Scene reports that Verdejo was questioned by police on Friday regarding the disappearance of Keishla Marlen […]