The official weigh in was held today for tomorrow night’s (Apr. 25) RJJ Boxing on UFC FIGHT PASS® card, showcasing several undefeated prospects, to be streamed live from Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Undefeated Irish middleweight prospect Connor “The Kid” Coyle (9-0, 3 KOs), fighting out of Derry, Northern Ireland, headlines against Robert Burwell (8-2, 3 KOs), fighting out of Orlando (FL), in the eight-round main event.
Coyle vs. Burwell, promoted by Roy Jones Jr. (RJJ) Boxing Promotions, starts on FIGHT PASS at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT. It will be the fifth show under a new agreement between Coyle’s, RJJ Boxing, and FIGHT PASS, to live-stream up to 72 professional boxing events over the next three years.
Also fighting on FIGHT PASS in the eight-round co-featured event is undefeated Fort Lauderdale, FL lightweight Antonio “Bang” Williams (9-0, 4 KOs) versus Texas Eduardo “Thunder” Garza (13-2, 7 KOs).
Another undefeated fighter, Houston welterweight Jerrico “Hands of Stone” Walton (12-0, 7 KOs), meets Jesus Zatuetta Anaya (6-3-1, 4 KOs) in an eight-rounder.
Opening FIGHT PASS is undefeated, world-rated Rosalinda Rodriguez (9-0, 2 KOs), of Miami, against Hungarian bantamweight Martina Morgasz (6-3-1, 4 KOs) in a six-round fight.
Fighters on the off-FIGHT Pass card include Las Vegas bantamweight Mikayla “MK Ultra” Nebel (2-6) vs. Shurretta Metcalf (5-3-1, 2 KOs), and in an International match-up, Japanese junior featherweight Katsuma “El Cuete Japonecito” Akitsugi (2-0, 1 KOs) vs. Ricard Lucio Galvan (0-2), of Belgium.
Fighters’ official weights below:
MAIN EVENT – MIDDLEWEIGHTS (8)*
Connor Coyle (9-0, 3 KOs), Derry, Northern Ireland, UK 159.8 lbs.
Robert Burwell (8-2, 3 KOs), Orland, FL 160 lbs.
CO-FEATURE – JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHTS (8)*
Antonio Williams (9-0, 4 KOs), Fort Lauderdale, FL 133.6 lbs.
Eduardo Garza (13-2, 7 KOs), Mission, TX 129.6 lbs.
Jerrico Walton (12-0, 7 KOs), Houston, TX 146.6 lbs.
Jesus Zazuetta Anaya (6-3-1, 4 KOs), Los Mochia, Mexico 145.6 lbs.
FEMALE BANTAMWEIGHTS (6)*
Rosalinda Rodriguez (9-0, 2 KOs), Miami, FL 117.4 lbs.
Martina Horgasz (5-2, 4 KOs), Budapest, Hungary 117.4 lbs.
FEMALE BANTAMWEIGHTS (4)
Mikayla Nebel (2-6), Las Vegas, NV 120 lbs.
Shurretta Metcalf (5-3-1, 2 KOs), Dallas, TX 119.6 lbs.
JUNIOR FEATHERWEIGHTS (4)
Katsuma Akitsugi (2-0, 1 KO), Hollywood, CA by way of Japan 122.8 lbs.
Ricardo Lucio Galvan (0-2), Schazrbeck, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium 123.2 lbs.
*denotes live-streamed on FIGHT PASS
All fights and fighters are subject to change.
Priced at $75.00 (VIP Ringside), $60.00 (floor) and $30.00 (risers), tickets are available to purchase online at https://www1.ticketmaster.com/roy-jones-jr-ufc-fight-pass-brock-v-gutierrez/event/1700566977711A55 or fight night at the box office.
Doors open at 5:00 p.m. PT, first bout at 5:30 p.m. PT.
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