The Boxing Promotions of Roy Jones Jr. (RJJ) and Rite Hook promotions jointly announced a co-promotion presentation, "St. Pete Fan Fest", to be broadcast live on UFC FIGHT PASS ©, on Saturday night 16 February, from the St. Petersburg Colosseum to St. Petersburg, Florida.
"Roy Jones Jr. and I are honored to work with such a hard-working and honorable promotion company as Rite Hook Promotions," commented RJJ CEO / co-founder Boxing Promotions, Keith Veltre. "William Hunter is a real class act in the sport of boxing. On February 16th, RJJ Promotions and Rite Hook Promotions will conquer the corner with exceptional fights.We have real warriors on this card that can now show their talent and show the world what the fighters in Tampa have to offer. "
"I'm really excited to be working with RJJ Boxing Promotions and the UFC Pass for our February 16th event pass," Rite Hook Promotions president William Hunter said. "There are plenty of talented fighters in the Tampa / St. Pete area along with loyal boxing enthusiasts – there are certainly some future fighters of the global caliber of this men's and women's event that will showcase their talents in front of the world in 16 February. "
North American Boxing Federation (NABF) The light champion of continental Americans William "Baby Face" Silva (26-2, 15 KOs), originally from Brazil who now fights from Plant City, FL, will headline in a round of 10 rounds.
Undefeated middleweight prospect Connor Coyle (8-0, 3 KOs), fighting off Derry, Northern Ireland, is scheduled to fight in his first 10-rounder scheduled co-starring event.
St Petersburg welter Clarence Booth (17-4, 9 KOs) is also scheduled for an eight-round game; Undefeated American Boxing Federation (ABF) continental continental welterweight titlist Mark Reyes (8-0, 6 KOs), of Tampa, undefeated middleweight Atlanta Javonn "Pinkie" Barnes (12-0, 6 KOs), unbeaten middleweight Tampa Antonio Tarver, Jr. (5-0, 4 KOs), the son of the world champion Antonio Tarver, and Tampa heavyweight Mike "Concrete" Bissett (14-11-1, 8 KOs) – all in six rounds – plus the undefeated Tampa Jasmine Artega's junior female cock weight (5-0, 4 KOs) in a four rounder.