Epic Fight Night 1 Rob Kimmons vs. Tyler Stinson

May 17, 2013
(PRESS RELEASE) -- KCMMA.com presents Epic Fight Night 1. IN THE MAIN EVENT, Kansas City's 7x UFC Veteran Rob Kimmons faces off against Kansas City's Strikeforce Vet Tyler Stinson. Both are vying for their opportunity for their shot at the UFC.

Rob Kimmons (25wins, 8Losses) is making his comeback at a new weight and stronger than ever. At 170lbs, Rob Kimmons has never lost a fight. He was never able to fight at 170 while in The UFC. Rob tells us that 170lbs is his new home and will be his ticket back to the UFC. Rob is well known for his slams, exciting stand-in-front-of-opponent stand-up game, and a nasty submission arsenal.

Tyler Stinson (24Wins, 9Losses) is a striker with pinpoint accuracy that has competed at the highest level in Showtime’s Strikeforce. His carreer includes six knockouts in under one minute. has been knocking people out left and right looking for that first call. Both of these guys are bangers, love the stand-up game, and have huge KO power. These are two of the most exciting fighters that have EVER come out of Kansas City, E-V-E-R!

Tyler is known for his devastating KO power, the ability to keep the fight standing up where he wants it, and finishing his opponents.

The Co-Main Event includes Bellator’s Kelvin Tiller (5-0) facing off against a tough Chris Henning. Athletes like this come along rarely. Kelvin Tiller’s very first pro-fight, he took on a 13-1 fighter against the advice of many. Few gave him a chance to win this, but Kelvin knew he had what it takes. A Bellator Veteran looking to make his way into The UFC, he will look to make a statement against a very tough Chris Henning.

When no one wanted to fight Kelvin Tiller, Chris Henning was lobbying for the fight. Chris's record does not tell the whole story about his mma career which has included battles with UFC vets. Rob Kimmons says about Chris "He is one of the toughest dudes I have ever fought". On the social media channels, no one is giving Chris a chance to win this fight. He says "good". He is ready to shock the world

Jett Jones vs. Derek Holly

Jett Jones Kansas City, MO Athletic/Grappler/Striker 195lbs, 16-9 as an amateur Fights Derek Holly June 29th at Epic Fight Night 1 in Kansas City, MO Few fighters have had more amateur fights than Jett Jones. Turning Pro has been a dream of his for awhile, but he needed a little more experience. A monster in the cage, but a true gentleman on the outside, Jett will look to destroy his nemesis trash talker by doing what he does best, Win.

Derek Holly Wrestler Topeka, KS Pro-Debut Amateur Record:5-1 195lbs. Fights Jett Jones June 29th at Epic Fight Night 1 in Kansas City, MO Derek Holly was ready to go pro and ready to fight anyone we put in front of him. Confident enough to trash talk with the best of them, and good enough to throw down with best fighters in Kansas City. The trash talking between these two has been nothing short of entertaining. Let's see who backs up their bold statements that they are going to win.

One More Professional MMA Bout to announce.

About KCMMA.com and Epic Promotions, LLC. KCMMA.com is the #1 news and information site for fighters and fans based in Kansas City, MO. Dave Jackson owns and operates KCMMA.com. Epic Promotions, LLC is owned by Dave Jackson and Matt Graham. Epic Promotions, LLC. was started to provided live venues for mixed-martial arts in the Kansas City area. Both Matt Graham and Dave Jackson have a love and passion for MMA and have been on the business side of Real Estate and Technology for ten years. Matt Graham holds a degree from Arizona State University. Dave Jackson holds a degree from The University of Kansas.


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