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MNMMANEWS Unified Rankings: March 2013 edition Print E-mail
Written by Ben Pherson   
Friday, 01 March 2013 15:24

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 March 2013 rankings:

Women's

1. Kaitlin Young (7-7-1)

2. Rose Namajunas (1-0)

3. Christina Jobe (5-3, amateur)

4. Hope Sanftner (5-3, amateur)

5. Jessica Bulver (2-0, 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. Nick Kirk (9-2)

2. Travis Reddinger (18-5-1)

3. Melvin Blumer (7-2)

 

4. Marvin Blumer (7-3)

5. Jeremy Stetz (13-3-1)

6. Jamal Galehdari (3-0)

7. Bill Friday (4-1)

8. Carl Deaton (4-0)

9. Ehsan Karam (4-0, amateur)

10. Andre Tieva (3-0)

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. Stephen Watt (3-1)

155

1. Carey Vanier (9-3)

2. Marcus LeVesseur (23-7)

3. Zach Juusola (9-2)

4. Tony Martin (6-0)

5. Nate Homme (12-1)

6. Travis Perzynski (30-7-1)

7. Derek Getzel (8-4)

8. Nick Compton (6-3)

9. John Castaneda (2-0)

10. Ryan VanPuymbrouck (9-1, amateur)

170

1. Tommy Speer (17-6)

2. Tat Romero (19-5)

3. Bryan Barberena (8-2)

4. Chad Curry (2-0)

5. Heath Rud (1-0)

6. Ben Smith (6-0)

7. Nate Schut (16-6)

8. Otis Hamilton (2-0, amateur)

9. Derek Smith (8-7)

10. Nate Williamson (8-1, amateur)

185

1. Logan Clark (19-5)

2. Jeremy Hamilton (9-2)

3. Dave Menne (46-16-2)

4. Marzett Turner (2-0)

5. Brad Padgett (1-0)

6. Chase Waldon (3-1)

7. Marcelo Nunes (1-0, amateur)

8. Austen Heidlage (4-0)

9. Ryan Willette (2-2)

10. Jesse Midas (5-3)

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 (3-0)

8. Nick Olsen (2-0, 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) WSOF

3. Travis Wiuff (68-16) Bellator

4. Brock Larson (32-7), RFA

5. Mike Richman (13-2) Bellator

6. Adam McDonough (9-0) Bellator

7. Brandon Girtz (8-2) Bellator

8. Dan Moret (3-0), RFA

9. Brett Rogers (11-3) Bellator

10. Jordan Parsons (6-1) CFA

11. Mitch Jackson (20-2) Bellator

 

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