Pro debut in Florida for Derry’s Connor Coyle


Connor Coyle will makes his professional boxing debut tonight in Florida.

The young Derry man who is a former St Joseph’s fighter will take on Euris Silverio, a pro since last year but has yet to win after four fights.

Connor, a bronze medallist at the 2014 Commonwealth Games moved to the states where he trains under Jim McLoughlin and Red Corner Promotions in St. Petersburg.

He’ll make his debut on the All Star Boxing card titled ‘Attack and Conquer’ at the A La Carte Pavilion in nearby Tampa.

Coyle will then return to fight in Dublin on 5th November.