Verdejo knocks out Gutierrez

Updated: April 14, 2013, 2:47 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- If 19-year-old blue-chip junior lightweight prospect Felix Verdejo keeps scoring knockouts like the one he had on Saturday night at Radio City Music Hall, he's going to become a very popular fighter.

Already with growing popularity in his native Puerto Rico, Verdejo, a 2012 Olympian, had a big cheering section during the undercard of the Nonito Donaire-Guillermo Rigondeaux junior featherweight unification fight and did not disappoint en route to a crushing first-round ...

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