Connor Coyle To Face Silverio Ortiz on September 17 in Tampa
NABA middleweight champion Connor “The Kid” Coyle will face rugged veteran Silverio Ortiz Saturday, September 17 at the Alessi Health club in Tampa, FL.
Rated 10th during the Global Boxing Association (WBA), Coyle is 16-0 with 7 KO’s. An area of Northern Ireland, Coyle lives segment time in Pinellas Park, FL, where he trains underneath Florida Boxing Hall of Famer Jim McLaughlin. In his most recent bout, Coyle defeated crafty contender Antonio Todd to grab the NABA belt.
Preventing out of Yucatan, Mexico, Ortiz’ professional ledger is 37-31 with 18 KO’s. A certified for more than twenty years, Ortiz battled many champions and contenders along with Jorge Paez, Steve Forbes, David Diaz, Hernan Ngoudjo, Humberto Soto, Pablo Cano, Radzhab Butaev and Charles Conwell.
He’s moreover scored massive victories over Daniel Seda (20-1-1), Mian Hussain (16-0), Armando Robles (24-1-2) and Mahonri Montes (25-0-1).
Coyle-Ortiz is scheduled for 8 rounds and is a nontitle bout.
“I’m satisfied we’ve got Connor’s opponent locked in,” said Coyle’s promoter, Jody Caliguire of Fireplace Fist Boxing Promotions.
“Ortiz is a very tough veteran who’s beaten a variety of superb opponents, so Connor cannot take him calmly! If the whole lot goes consistent with plan on September 17, we’ll be moving onto better fights.”