Tampa Bay Sports Day

Welterweight prospect Reyes Jr. to face Mitchell Friday


Undefeated Mark Reyes Jr. looks to his continue his unbeaten run when he battles Glenn Mitchell Friday at the Bryan Glazer Family JCC in Tampa.

The 6 round welterweight contest headlines a Pier 6 Promotions card and tickets are available by calling 813-532-5243.

Born and raised in Tampa, Reyes Jr’s perfect 9-0 record includes 7 victories by knockout. On February 16, Reyes Jr, scored a highlight reel one-punch knockout of previously unbeaten Rodrigo Tatijewski. An athletic boxer-puncher, Reyes Jr. is among the most popular fighters in the Tampa-St Pete area.

Fighting out of Steubenville, OH, Mitchell has a 3-2 professional ledger with all of his victories coming by KO. He has two first round KO’s and also fought highly touted Jamaine Ortiz back in 2017.

“I don’t know much about him,” Reyes Jr said of Mitchell. “We went through a number of opponents for this fight and the most recent fell out due to personal reasons so my thoughts are with him and his family during this difficult time. I’m glad to be back in the ring and the goal is to give all the fans a great show Friday night.”