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Saturday, April 21, 2012

"Epic Fighting 12" Preview

Poster coming soon!

“Epic Fighting 12” returns on the GFL Combat Sports Network on May 4 at the Four Points Sheraton in San Diego, California.  For the 15-bout card, Epic Fighting has collected some of the deepest local talent in the country to provide the fans of SoCal and worldwide watching live on the Internet, a great night of action packed amateur fights.  

In the main event, Kaiyana Rain Tan (2-1) battles Lena Hellgvist (1-1) in a women’s 115 bout. Tan has great cardio as she has gone to a decision in all 3 of her bouts, including her lone loss which was by split decision.  Tan is a grinder that likes to outwork her opponents in the cage and constantly put pressure on her foes to keep up with her rapid pace.  Tan will look to outstrike Hellgvist early on and then build up points from there.  For Hellgvist, is coming off a win in her last fight that ended in the first round via TKO.  A heavy hitter, Hellgvist will probably be the stronger of the two women in the cage.  She will look to take advantage of the strength difference by landing the harder strikes and causing more damage to Tan and if the fight goes to the ground she will look to control the action on the mat and out wrestle Tan for dominant position.  Both Tan and Hellgvist are very exciting fighters and this bout should be full throttle.

In the co-main event, Mike Jenkins (2-0) fights Nick Home (0-0) in a lightweight matchup.  Jenkins has been impressive in his 2 outings as they have both men first round stoppages, one by KO which lasted 8 seconds and one by submission.  Home is an unknown so he could have the advantage in game planning as he at least knows the strengths of Jenkins, whereas Jenkins will just have to be prepared for anything and everything.  These fights, more often than not turn out to be barnburners as both fighters want to go in there and mix it up and prove from the beginning that they are the dominant fighter in the cage.

You won’t find more BANG for your buck so order this thrilling event.  Watch the stars of tomorrow compete today.  Be sure to catch all of the action LIVE on May 4 as Epic Fighting presents “Epic Fighting 12” on pay-per-view exclusively at GFL.tv.

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