The big show is back in town as Gruesome MMA ( brings its fifth installment of mixed martial arts entertainment to the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville, Ky.

Gruesome MMA, under the leadership of Brandon “Gruesome” Newsome and Greg Maynard, are ready to go with what is hyped as their best show to date.

This card is highlighted by three professional bouts and one amateur title fight. The main event includes a Kentucky road warrior in Chancellor Edmonson facing a great up and comer from Team Oxendine in Tyler Minton.

Wes Hanson (3-0) from Butch Hiles  MMA and BJJ is one of the best 145-pound amateurs on the East Coast and will try and capture the Gruesome MMA Featherweight Title as he takes on a very tough Mark Jones (4-1) in what may be a fight of the night performance.

Results and recap will follow right after the event this Friday. The event kicks off at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 9 and the fight card (subject to change) is as follows:

  • Tyler Minton vs Franklin Edmonson
  • Erick Jordan vs George Oiler
  • Matthew Yeary vs Jason Carrier
  • Mark Jones vs Wesley Hanson
  • Keith Gillyard, Jr. vs Donnie Lester
  • Jonathan Duncan vs Toney Jones
  • Christopher McKinney vs Joshua Dawson
  • Ryan Shank vs Justin Cornett
  • Quinton Parks, Jr. vs Jason Robinson
  • Dylan Maldonado vs Erick McLanhan
  • Chadd Risner vs Joshua Adkins
  • Jared Oiler vs Nicholas Bryan
  • Brandon Mullins vs Eran Bailes
  • Steve Scott vs Lawrence Kimmel
  • Eric Jarvis vs Brian Mullins
  • Wes Lane vs Donney Greathouse
One thought on “Gruesome MMA 5 set for Eastern Kentucky Expo Center on Friday, Sept. 9”
  1. The fights on Friday Sept 9 2011 were great. I’ve seen a bunch and the whole card was good. I was disapointed in the attendance, a loss for those that didn’t know about it. More promotion would help.

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