Coyle, Reyes and Silva return to the St. Pete Coliseum February 16

Coyle, Reyes and Silva return to the St. Pete Coliseum February 16


Tampa, FL (January 17, 2019): Connor “The Kid” Coyle, Willian “Babyface” Silva and Mark Reyes Jr. will return to the ring on Saturday, February 16. The event is co-promoted by Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions and Rite Hook Promotions and will take place in St. Pete Coliseum. The Coyle and Reyes fights will be live-streamed on UFC Fight Pass©.

In the main event of the evening, current ABF Continental Americas lightweight champion Willian “Babyface” Silva (26-2, 15 KOs) is scheduled to fight in a 10 round contest. On October 6, 2018, Silva impressively stopped Jose Forero.

The Plant City, FL based Brazilian commented: “I’m excited to be co-headlining the St. Pete Fight Fest. I am ready to fight and I am coming back hungrier than ever, ready to dominate.”

Undefeated Connor “The Kid” Coyle (8-0, 3 KOs) is a former NBA Intercontinental Middleweight Champion and will serve as the co-feature. Fighting out of Derry, Ireland but training out of St. Petersburg, FL, Coyle is scheduled for 10-rounds.

“I’m excited and very grateful to be back in St. Pete arena. I am prepared to come back in the ring once again and ready to give a great performance for my St. Pete and Tampa Bay supporters,” Coyle said.

ABF Continental Americas Welterweight champion Mark Reyes Jr. is also scheduled to fight during St. Pete Fight Fest. Living and fighting out of Tampa, FL, Reyes has a perfect 8-0 record with 6 wins by knockout. The 22-year-old has a massive fan base that makes their presence felt every time Reyes enters the squared circle.

“Fighting on this card is a great opportunity and I have the obligation to give a great fight to all my home fans. I’m confident I’ll walk away with my hand raised,” Reyes Jr. said.

Fire Fist Boxing owner Jody Caliguire stated: “Fire Fist’s fighters are ready to put on a show in front of St. Pete crowd! It will be an action-packed night with all-around quality boxing. We are thrilled and thankful to Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions and Rite Hook Promotions for the opportunity to feature our fighters.”

The tickets will be available at www.ritehookpromotions.com and all fights and fighters are subject to change.

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