Tommy Coyle believes ‘it’s written in the stars’ that he’ll rip the Commonwealth Lightweight title from Sean ‘Masher’ Dodd at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports.
The Hull star says he’s back in love with boxing after a great camp with Jamie Moore, and the 28 year old is confident he’ll bag his first belt since October 2014 – and he has unfinished business with the Commonwealth strap.
Coyle’s first major title fight was against Liverpool son Derry Mathews for the Commonwealth crown in 2013 and was in control until Mathews found a punch from the gods to KO him, but five years on, a revitalised Coyle believes that the best is yet to come and that the title will be going back to Hull.
“It’s written in the stars that I win this title,” said Coyle. “I think that this is the relaunch of me and I’ll have that title around my waist. It’ll come full-circle for me. When you look at the big fights I’ve had they’re all on my logbook of experience making me the fighter that I am today. I really do feel that I am going to get rid of him in there.
“I’ve fallen in love with the game again. Normally I’m very nervous, anxious and quiet as the…