Midwestern MMA is known for producing formidable fighters who never shy away from a challenge. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a hard nosed fighter whose tenacity makes him one of the Midwest’s rising prospects. A professional since September 2011 and representing United Martial Sciences, 27 year old Kelvin Tiller owns a 8-1 record in nine career bouts consisting of five submissions, two knockouts and one decision. Kelvin is a Bellator MMA veteran and has also competed in Shamrock FC.
In his MMA debut, Kelvin submitted Jeb Chiles via armbar in the first round. He defeated Dan Spohn via split decision at Bellator 56. Then, Kelvin submitted Jake Collier in the first round via triangle choke. At Bellator 70 he submitted Jeremiah Riggs in round three. Kelvin defeated Amaechi Oselukwue via TKO in the second round at Bellator 73. He submitted Chris Henning via rear naked choke in round one. At Shamrock FC Heavy Artillery, Kelvin submitted Marcus Sursa in the second round via rear naked choke. At Shamrock FC 282 he defeated Kevin Ray Sears via TKO in the first round. This Midwestern jayhawk is a prime example of Midwest toughness combined with an ever evolving skillset!
Attached videos –
Tiller v Sears Shamrock FC 282
Tiller v Sursa Shamrock FC Heavy Artillery