Premier MMA Championship is set to take place on Saturday November 18th at the Iconic Radisson Cincinnati Riverfront in Covington Kentucky presenting a night full of live MMA featuring some of the best up and coming future stars of MMA, as well as the best unsigned and established veterans in the entire Midwest region.
Some of the athletes who you will see compete live on November 18th took a few moments out of their training to give you, the fans a little background on who they are and give you their thoughts on their upcoming fight at Premier MMA Championship.
Here is what Marina Coffman had to say:
Q- Tell the fans your name?
A-My name is Marina Coffman.
Q- Your Home Town?
A-I’m from Toledo Ohio.
Q- What gym do you train with?
A-I Train at Pro-Am fitness.
Q-Favorite Training Partner?
A-I love training with everyone in my gym. We have some amazing pro fighters as well as amateurs and every day I go in I leave a bruised but better fighter.
Q- How long have you been training?
A-I’ve been training a few years but the last year I have really dedicated myself completely and don’t miss a day.
Q-BJJ/TKD/Wrestling experience/Belt Level?
A- I train everything. I have amazing coaches. Wrestling, BJJ, Muay Thai, boxing. I’m comfortable with it all.
Q-When did you make your MMA debut?
A- A few years back.
Q- What made you start competing in MMA?
A-I grew up around a family that boxed so I’ve been around combat sports all my life so it wasn’t really much of a surprise when I started competing and training. My family loves it.
Q- How do you feel like you match up with your opponent on Nov. 18th?
A-I Think we match up well. We are both aggressive and explosive so it will be a good fight.
Q- How do you predict the fight will end? and in what round?
A-I don’t really talk much. I kind of let my fighting do the talking so I’m just looking forward to putting on a tough fight in front of a great crowd.
Q- Why should fans come out to see you compete?
A-I’m a very aggressive fighter. I’m fine with making a fight a bloody battle. I don’t back down to anyone and people love to watch that.
Q- If there was one thing you can say to your opponent about your fight on Nov 18th, what would that be?
A-I would say be ready for a war and bring your A game because I’ll be bringing mine.
Q- What has been the most memorable moment of your MMA career?
A-My very first fight. It was when I truly discovered how much I loved the sport even though I jumped into it a little early in my training but it taught me I could take a punch and give one back and after that I really started dedicating myself fully to learning all aspects of MMA.
Q- What is your favorite MMA moment as a fan?
A-Probably just all the success you see female MMA fighters having lately. There’s so many dominant women in a sport that is predominately men.
Q- When you’re not at the gym training what is your favorite hobby to keep yourself busy?
A-When I’m not training my other hobby would be spending time with my daughter going for walks in the park or just hanging out watching movies.
Q- Outside of MMA what type of job do you have?
A-I’ve dedicated my life fully to training but outside of that I model here and there, but I would choose being a fighter over being a model every single day as it’s what I really enjoy doing.
Q- When you’re in the gym training, or just working out what artist or music gets you in a zone?
A-I love music that gets me in a fighting mindset. Mostly Hard rock music. But I enjoy pretty much every genre.
Q- What is your favorite quote?
A-You must show no mercy, nor have any belief whatsoever in how others judge you.. for your greatness will silence them all.
Q- In closing the forum is yours, you have the freedom to say whatever you would like.
A-I would just like to say I’m really excited to put on a good fight. Fighting is my passion and it shows when I step in the cage.
Don’t miss Marina Coffman on Saturday November 18th at the Radisson Hotel in Covington Kentucky when she enters the Premier MMA Championship cage to face Erin Paige Palmer.
Tickets are available now at CINCYFIGHTS.COM