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MNMMANEWS UNIFIED RANKINGS: February 2013 edition Print E-mail
Written by Ben Pherson   
Tuesday, 05 February 2013 10:21

Welcome to the latest edition of the Minnesota MMA News Unified Rankings.

Please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you're interested in voting. We could definitely use some new fighters in the mix for voting, so please consider it.

Rankings are compiled using votes from 10 panelists (when they get their votes in) from around the state and throughout the Minnesota MMA scene. Fighters must be active within the last 12 months to qualify. They also must be Minnesota natives, residents or have fought the majority of their fights within the state.

Without further delay, here are the February 2013 rankings:

Women's

1. Kaitlin Young (7-6-1)

2. Rose Namajunas (1-0)

3. Christina Jobe (5-3, amateur)

4. Jessica Bulver (2-0, amateur)

5. Hope Sanftner (4-3, amateur)

6. Sarah Bishop (2-0, amateur)

7. Connie Umland (1-0, amateur)

8. Missy Pontbriand (2-2, amateur)

9. Jennifer Hower-Yungk (1-0, amateur)

10. Mariah Johnson (10-7)

135-and-below

1. Travis Reddinger (18-5-1)

2. Jeremy Stetz (13-3-1)

3. Melvin Blumer (6-2)

4. Marvin Blumer (6-3)

 

5. Jamal Galehdari (3-0)

6. Bill Friday (4-1)

7. Ehsan Karam (4-0, amateur)

8. Andre Tieva (3-0)

9. Pat Magdaleno (2-0)

10. Randy Lene (8-3, amateur)

145

1. Rich Taylor (14-2)

2. Matt Veal (9-8)

3. Damion Hill (7-2)

4. Gabe Greenberg (16-3)

5. Pat Schilling (5-3)

6. Kenn Glenn (5-2)

7. Randy Kittleson (6-2)

8. Sean Richman (4-0, amateur)

9. Dan Kiser (9-3)

10. Robert Tahtinen (7-0, amateur)

155

1. Carey Vanier (9-3)

2. Zach Juusola (9-2)

3. Nate Homme (12-1)

4. Travis Perzynski (30-7-1)

5. Derek Getzel (8-4)

6. Nick Compton (6-3)

7. John Castaneda (2-0)

8. Stephen Watt (3-1)

9. Codie Kahler (2-0)

10. Ryan VanPuymbrouck (8-1, amateur)

170

1. Tommy Speer (17-6)

2. Tony Martin (6-0)

3. Tat Romero (19-5)

4. Chad Curry (2-0)

5. Heath Rud (1-0)

6. Ben Smith (5-0)

7. Nate Schut (16-6)

8. Nate Williamson (8-0, amateur)

9. Otis Hamilton (2-0, amateur)

10. Derek Smith (8-7)

185

1. Logan Clark (19-5)

2. Jeremy Hamilton (9-2)

3. Dave Menne (46-16-2)

4. Brad Padgett (1-0)

5. Marzett Turner (2-0)

6. Chase Waldon (3-1)

7. Bryan Barberena (7-2)

8. Mike Downey (3-1)

9. Austen Heidlage (4-0)

10. Ryan Willette (2-2)

205

1. Karl Knothe (58-6)

2. Cully Butterfield (11-3)

3. Jake Doerr (6-3)

4. BJ Lacy (17-17-1)

5. Isaiah Larson (14-8-0-1)

6. Ron Winslow (2-0)

7. Justin Rheaume (2-0)

8. Nick Olsen (1-0, amateur)

9. Mahmoud Aburia (3-1)

10. Branden Noetzel (2-0, amateur)

HEAVYWEIGHT

1. Raphael Butler (5-0)

2. Brett Murphy (7-1)

3. Reese Hernandez (10-3)

4. Kevin Asplund (18-2)

5. Brian Heden (22-12)

6. Steve Shaw (4-2)

7. Matt Larson (2-1)

8. Cam Befort (8-8)

9. Danyelle Williams (4-3)

10. Zak Jensen (14-10)

POWER RANKINGS

1. Nik Lentz (19-4-2)  UFC

2. Jacob Volkmann (14-4) UFC

3. Travis Wiuff (68-16) Bellator

4. Brock Larson (32-7), RFA

5. Marcus LeVesseur (23-6) UFC

6. Mike Richman (13-2) Bellator

7. Adam McDonough (9-0) Bellator

8. Brandon Girtz (8-2) Bellator

9. Dan Moret (3-0), RFA

10. Brett Rogers (11-3) Bellator

11. Jordan Parsons (6-1) CFA

12. Nick Kirk (9-2) Bellator

13. Mitch Jackson (20-2)

 

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