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Ben Coyle on Joe Tran at CFFC 99: “I know he’s going to get beat the f*ck up!”

Interview with Ben Coyle above

This Saturday, August 14th, Cage Fury Fighting Championships hits the road as they venture to The Magnolia State of Mississippi.

In the main event of the evening, the vacant bantamweight strap is up for grabs as Jerrell Hodge takes on Christian Rodriguez.

In a flyweight matchup, Ben Coyle steps back into the CFFC cage for his sophomore outing when he takes on “Komodo” Joe Tran for Tran’s professional debut.

Looking to rebound from a disappointing outing against the now-flyweight champion, Phumi Nkuta, Coyle found the silver lining in the minor setback against Nkuta. “Nobody wanted to fight him and I was looking to take his name,” Coyle says. It was a good learning lesson for me,” he emphasizes. “I’ve been hungry as shit since then. It kind of reignited that fire! That dog! It’s been good,” he reflects on a lesson learned.

Since then, Coyle has made leaps and bounds of changes in his training regimen. Including a major switch in camps, migrating to Philadelphia’s John Marquez and Daniel Gracie MMA (EECF). Training with a room full of pro fighters that are as hungry as he, has made a significant difference within his training.

“He comes forward a lot. He is, I wouldn’t say technically sound. But he’s scrappy, for sure” Coyle says about Tran. “He drives forward. He does unorthodox and kind of sloppier things that kind of push into the clinch and then battles that he wants on the fence, leading into his takedown,” Coyle assesses Tran’s overall game. However, remains steadfast that “his (Tran’s) wrestling and his stand up don’t really back up the ground game he has.”

Eager to get back in the cage, Coyle’s “kill or be killed” attitude has his mental focus back intact and where he needs it to be to perform to his maximum capability. Lingering the haunting words about his upcoming foe, “I know he’s going to get beat the f*ck up!”

Tune in above as MyMMANews speaks with Ben Coyle ahead of his sophomore appearance in the CFFC cage as he takes on “Komodo” Joe Tran. Coyle discusses bouncing back from his debut setback, switching camps, training with familiar faces and so much more!

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