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WATCH: Derry fighters win in Florida

Derry duo Connor Coyle [4(1)-0] and John Cooley [2(0)-0] both grabbed wins on a big show in Tampa on Friday night.

The pair fought at the A La Carte Pavilion, live on Telemundo, in four round bouts, both of which were won on points.

Super bantamweight Cooley nicked his fight by the skin of his teetch (38:37 x3), surviving a third round knockdowwn scare against debutant Emilio Rivera.

Light middleweight Coyle knocked his opponent down in the fourth en-route to a points win (40:35 x2, 39:36).

Watch Connor Coyle vs. Daruma Almenarez below:

Watch John Cooley v Emilio Rivera below:

Joe O'Neill

Reporting on Irish boxing the past five years. Work has appeared on irish-boxing.com, Boxing News, the42.ie, and local and national media. Provide live ringside updates, occasional interviews, and special features on the future of Irish boxing. email: joneill6@tcd.ie