Across The Pond Profile: Cage Warriors fighter Thomas Hepburn

Scottish pride is ready to rise to the top at the perfect moment in time in the annals of their fighting history. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will be introduced to the newest sword swinger set to make Glasgow feel the energy of liberty at Cage Warriors 171 on April 20 from Braehead Arena on a night that Cage Warrior’s love letter to Scotland will finally be engraved in stone for all to witness and welcome the latest generation of Scots into the fold A professional mixed martial artist since March 2018 and representing Rick Young’s, Thomas Hepburn holds a 1-1 record with his lone win during his professional career coming via submission. He has fought for Bad Guy Promotions and Forza Fighting Championship. Hepburn has spent his whole career as a professional MMA fighter in his home nation of Scotland. He has a single first-round finish in two appearances as a professional mixed martial artist. The only finish during Hepburn’s career in the professional MMA ranks has come inside the opening round. He also fought for various promotions as an amateur including On Top Promotions before joining the professional ranks.

In his professional MMA debut on the main card of Forza Fighting Championship 7, he faced Nathan Jessimer and submitted him via rear-naked choke in the first round. The win scored Hepburn the first submission victory of his professional career in addition to his lone finish during his pro career thus far. He also picked up his first victory as a professional overall in the process.

In his promotional debut with Cage Warriors at Cage Warriors 171 on April 20, Hepburn will face the undefeated Corneillus Aritonang in an encounter at featherweight. Other Scotsmen set to do battle at Cage Warriors 171 include Michael Blair, Aidan Stephen, Paull McBain, Damon Donald, Keir Harvie, Chris Bungard, Scott Malone and Iain Postlethwaite. Good luck Thomas!

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