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MNMMANEWS Rankings: January '12 Print E-mail
Written by Ben Pherson   
Friday, 06 January 2012 10:07

Here is the latest edition of the Minnesota MMA News Unified Rankings.

Rankings are compiled using votes from 10 panelists (when they actually 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.

We are currently looking for TWO NEW VOTERS!!! Please send a note to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you'd like to be considered.

Without further delay, here are the December rankings:

Women's

1. Kelly Kobold (17-3-1)

2. Kaitlin Young (6-5)

3. Shana Olsen (4-1)

4. Kendra Ruff (2-0)

5. Christina Jobe (4-3)

6. Hope Sanftner (2-3)

7. Rose Namajunas (3-1)

8. Melissa Schiro (3-1)

9. Sarah Bishop (1-0)

10. Mariah Johnson (5-6)

135-and-below

1. Travis Reddinger (16-3)

2. Brandon Merkt (11-0)

3. Melvin Blumer (5-1)

4. Marvin Blumer (5-2)

5. Jeremy Stetz (10-3)

6. Jamal Galehdari (6-0, amateur)

7. Andre Tieva (5-0, amateur)

 

8. Tony Belvedere (12-5)

9. Donald Williams (2-1)

10. Richard Rodriguez (4-0, amateur)

145

1. Mitch Jackson (19-2)

2. Rich Taylor (13-2)

3. Mike Richman (11-1)

4. Courtney Buck (10-5)

5. Gabe Greenberg (15-3)

6. Austin Judge (13-5-1)

7. Jordan Parsons (6-0)

8. Kenn Glenn (3-0)

9. Pat Schilling (5-1)

10. Dan Kiser (6-2)

155

1. Marcus LeVesseur (23-5)

2. Brandon Girtz (7-2)

3. Zach Juusola (8-2)

4. Travis Perzynski (30-6-1)

5. Dan Moret (14-0, amateur)

6. Ben Neumann (4-0)

7. Nate Schut (17-6)

8. Mikey Zimmer (1-0)

9. Damion Hill (4-0)

10. Billy Christianson (6-1)

170

1. Brock Larson (30-6)

2. Tommy Speer (14-5)

3. Adam McDonough (9-0)

4. Jeremy Lang (21-2)

5. Tat Romero (18-4)

6. Robbie Gotreau (9-1)

7. Jay Wood (5-1)

8. Heath Rud (6-2, amateur)

9. Tony Martin (2-0, amateur)

10. Chad Curry (2-0, amateur

185

1. Logan Clark (15-5)

2. Dave Menne (46-16-2)

3. Jeremy Hamilton (9-1)

4. Tyler Klejeski (5-0-1)

5. Marzett Turner (9-0, amateur)

6. Bryan Barberena (6-2)

7. Garrett Olson (7-3)

8. Lance Anderson (6-0)

9. Chase Waldon (2-1)

10. Ben Lindau (2-0, amateur)

205

1. Karl Knothe (58-6)

2. Josh Janousek (6-1)

3. Jake Doerr (6-1)

4. Cully Butterfield (8-3)

5. Justin Rheaume (8-2, amateur)

6. Davonta Nunn (3-0, amateur)

7. Danyelle Williams (1-0)

8. Joe Sullivan (3-0)

9. Matt Lagou (1-0)

10. BJ Lacy (14-17-1).

HEAVYWEIGHT

1. Kevin Asplund (18-1)

2. Reese Hernandez (9-3)

3. Rene Vargas (4-1)

4. Zak Jensen (14-9)

5. Brett Murphy (3-0, amateur)

6. Lee Isaacson (2-0)

7. Cam Befort (9-4)

8. Raphael Butler (2-0)

9. Steve Shaw (2-1)

10. Shane Dezee (20-16).

POWER RANKINGS

1. Jacob Volkmann (13-2)

2. Brock Lesnar (5-2)

3. Nik Lentz (19-3-2)

4. Cole Konrad (7-0)

5. Sean Sherk (34-4-1)

6. Chris Tuchscherer (16-4)

7. Travis Wiuff (64-15)

8. Paul Bradley (16-3)

9. Carey Vanier (8-3)

10. Brett Rogers (11-3)

11. Roger Huerta (21-4-1)

12. Ashkan Morvari (12-5)

13. Isaiah Larson (13-6)

14. Nick Kirk (6-0)

 

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