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"The Prospect"

22-7-0

Marcus LeVesseur

Marcus "The Prospect" LeVesseur
  • Name: Marcus LeVesseur
  • Professional MMA Record: 22-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Prospect
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 32 | Date of Birth: 1982.07.17
  • Last Fight: December 08, 2012 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 155.4 lbs
  • Affiliation: Minnesota Fight Factory
  • Height: 5'9" (176cm) | Reach: 70.0" (178cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $26,000 USD
  • Born: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Personal Pages: Twitter

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As a college wrestler, LeVesseur was undefeated and untied, with a record of 155–0. He won four NCAA Division III individual national titles, and was a member of two teams that won national championships. Since his last loss in high school competition LeVesseur compiled an amateur wrestling record of 296–0 through his senior year at Augsburg. He is only the second college wrestler ever to finish his career unbeaten and untied, with a 155–0 career record.


LeVesseur ended his high school wrestling career 141 match unbeaten streak, which when combined with his unbeaten college career was 296–0. In high school LeVesseur defeated future Olympian and Bellator Welterweight Champion Ben Askren 13–4 in the title match of the Bi-State Tournament in La Crosse, Wisconsin. 

 
In April 2012 it was reported that LeVesseur had signed a four fight deal with the UFC. He made his debut as a replacement for Aaron Riley against Cody McKenzie on May 15, 2012 at UFC on Fuel TV 3. He lost the fight via submission in the first round. LeVesseur then defeated Carlo Prater on October 5, 2012 at UFC on FX 5 via split decision. After the Prater victory, LeVesseur was expected to face Michael Chiesa on December 8, 2012 at UFC on Fox 5, replacing an injured Rafaello Oliveira. However, the week of the event, Chiesa was forced out of the bout with LeVesseur with an undisclosed illness and the bout was scrapped. However, on the day of the weigh ins, Tim Means was forced from his bout with Abel Trujillo after sustaining a head injury, and LeVesseur served as Means' replacement. He lost the fight by TKO (knees to the body) in the second round. LeVesseur would be cut from the promotion following the loss.

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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Cancelled Bout Kevin Morris NAFC 2013.03.29
Reason: LeVesseur Injury
Loss | KO/TKO | Knees
3:56 Round 2 of 3, 8:56 Total

Abel Trujillo
22-6-0 9-4-0

UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.12.08
Odds: -145 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 Base | Weigh-In: 155.4 lbs | Referee: Anthony Hamlett
Cancelled Bout Mike Chiesa UFC on FOX 5 2012.12.08
Reason: Chiesa Illness
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Carlo Prater
21-6-0 30-11-1

UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Silva
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.10.05
Odds: -160 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $12,000 ($6K Base, $6K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:05 Round 1 of 3

Cody McKenzie
21-5-0 12-2-0

UFC on FUEL TV 3: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.05.15
Odds: -195 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $6,000 Base | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs | Referee: Keith Peterson
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Taurean Bogguess

Minnesota Regional

2011.08.19
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Brian Geraghty

Minnesota Regional

2011.04.14
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Dane Sayers

Minnesota Regional

2011.02.04
Loss | Submission | Choke

Dakota Cochrane

Minnesota Regional

2010.11.12
Win | Submission | Choke

Josh Bumgarner

Minnesota Regional

2010.09.17
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Morrison Lamb

Minnesota Regional

2010.07.30
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

Jay Ellis

Wisconsin Regional

2010.07.10
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches

Jay Buck

Minnesota Regional

2010.06.19
Win | Submission | Choke

Mike Plazola

Minnesota Regional

2010.03.27
Win | Submission | Choke

Bruce Johnson

Minnesota Regional

2009.11.20
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Eric Marriott

Seconds Out

2009.02.13
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

RT Hicks

Minnesota Regional

2009.01.17
Loss | Submission | Choke

Brian Cobb

California Regional

2008.11.08
Win | Submission | Choke

Ismael Gonzalez

California Regional

2008.07.26
Win | Submission | Choke

Henry King

MAX Fights

2008.07.19
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches

Tom Belt

Illinois Regional

2008.06.14
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

John Case

Minnesota Regional

2008.05.17
Win | Submission | Choke

Jesse Evans

MAX Fights

2008.04.26
Loss | KO/TKO | Injury

Derek Abram

Ultimate Combat Sports

2007.11.30
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Mike Sandez

Freestyle Combat Challenge

2007.11.10
Win | Submission | Choke

Richard Silva

Minnesota Regional

2007.09.14
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Josh Marker

Extreme Fighting Xtreme

2007.05.03
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Billy Walters

Extreme Fighting Xtreme

2006.11.01
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jaxson Mason

Extreme Fighting Xtreme

2006.10.05
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Yancy Cuellar

Extreme Fighting Xtreme

2006.09.06
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

Doug Henkey

Minnesota Regional

2003.05.10

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