Fire Fist Boxing Promotions Signs Unbeaten Welterweight
Phenom Mark Reyes Jr.
Living and fighting out of Tampa, Reyes started boxing at
age six and went on to have a stellar amateur career. The
22-year-old won the 2012 National Junior Olympics, 2013
Police Athletic League (PAL) Nationals and 2014 Ringside
National among many others. Reyes Jr. had his sights set on
making the 2016 US Olympic Team but an injury prevented him
from competing in the qualifiers.
As a pro, Reyes Jr. is 7-0 with 5 wins by knockout and is a
huge ticket draw in the Tampa Bay area. In his most recent
bout, he stopped veteran Javier Garcia in less than a round.
With outstanding speed, power and athleticism along with a
good head on his shoulders, Reyes Jr. looks to have a bright
“It’s a real pleasure to have such a quality young man from
the Tampa-St.Pete area become part of the Fire Fist Boxing
family,” said Jody Caliguire of Fire Fist Boxing Promotions.
“He’s not only an excellent fighter but a special human
being. I’m looking forward to working with Mark and his
Reyes Jr., who received offers from multiple promoters, is
happy with his decision.
“I’d like to thank Jody and everybody from Fire Fist for
giving me this opportunity. I’m glad that I was able to
impress them in my last fight for them to want and sign me.
I also want to give a special thanks to my team and all my
Reyes Jr’s promotional debut with Fire Fist takes place
Saturday, October 6 at The Coliseum in St. Petersburg, FL
and will be for a title.