Born in Travelers Rest, South Carolina, Robbie Epps was trained by his father, Silas Epps. He and his three brothers were all Golden Glove Champions.
Won 100; Lost 9
Won National JO Championship
Winner 1976 South Carolina Golden Gloves
Winner 1976-1977 Mexico Golden Gloves
Winner 1975 Texas AAU Championship
Winner 1975 National Championship, Ohio
Won over Dwight Davison (#1 contender for Middle Weight Title)
This fight was televised nationally from Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and can be seen on You-Tube. At the time of the bout, Davison was 28/0 with 27 KO’s and Epps was 28/1.