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MNMMANEWS Unified Rankings: December 2012 Edition Print E-mail
Written by Ben Pherson   
Tuesday, 04 December 2012 14:12

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

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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.

Without further delay, here are the December rankings:

Women's

1. Kaitlin Young (7-6-1)

2. Rose Namajunas (6-1, amateur)

3. Christina Jobe (5-3, amateur)

4. Jessica Bulver (2-0, amateur)

5. Sarah Bishop (2-0, amateur)

6. Hope Sanftner (3-3, 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. Melvin Blumer (6-2)

2. Travis Reddinger (18-5-1)

3. Marvin Blumer (6-2)

4. Jeremy Stetz (11-3-1)

 

5. Jamal Galehdari (2-0)

6. Randy Lene (8-2, amateur)

7. Tony Belvedere (14-7)

8. Zach Wolff (14-8)

9. Bill Friday (3-1)

10. Pat Magdaleno (2-0)

145

1. Rich Taylor (14-2)

2. Matt Veal (9-8)

3. Mitch Jackson (20-2)

4. Gabe Greenberg (16-3)

5. Pat Schilling (5-3)

6. Kenn Glenn (5-2)

7. Randy Kittleson (5-2)

8. Sean Richman (4-0, amateur)

9. Stephen Watt (2-1)

10. Dan Kiser (8-3)

155

1. Carey Vanier (9-3)

2. Zach Juusola (9-2)

3. Travis Perzynski (30-7-1)

4. Nate Homme (11-1)

5. Dan Moret (3-0)

6. Nick Compton (6-2)

7. John Castaneda (1-0)

8. Damion Hill (5-2)

9. Derek Varin (5-0)

10. Codie Kahler (2-0)

170

1. Brock Larson (32-7)

2. Paul Bradley (18-3)

3. Tommy Speer (17-6)

4. Tony Martin (3-0)

5. Tat Romero (19-5)

6. Heath Rud (1-0)

7. Chad Curry (1-0)

8. Jed Deno (13-2)

9. Nate Williamson (7-0, 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. Jesse Midas (5-3)

8. Ben Lindau (3-0, amateur)

9. Aaron Young (3-1)

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 (1-0)

7. Justin Rheaume (2-0)

8. Branden Noetzel (2-0, amateur)

9. Davonta Nunn (4-0, amateur)

10. Tommy Woodner (2-0, amateur

HEAVYWEIGHT

1. Raphael Butler (5-0)

2. Reese Hernandez (10-3)

3. Brett Murphy (5-1)

4. Brian Heden (22-11)

5. Steve Shaw (4-2)

6. Mahmoud Aburia (3-0)

7. Matt Larson (2-1)

8. Zak Jensen (14-9)

9. Shane DeZee (20-17)

10. Cam Befort (8-8)

POWER RANKINGS

1. Nik Lentz (19-4-2)  UFC

2. Jacob Volkmann (14-3) UFC

3. Travis Wiuff (68-16) Bellator

4. Marcus LeVesseur (23-5) UFC

5. Mike Richman (13-2) Bellator

6. Adam McDonough (9-0) Bellator

7. Brandon Girtz (8-2) Bellator

8. Nick Kirk (9-1) Bellator

9. Brett Rogers (11-3) Bellator

10. Kevin Asplund (18-1) Bellator

11. Jordan Parsons (6-1) CFA