United States

Pro Record

"The Prospect"

22-7-0

Marcus LeVesseur

Marcus "The Prospect" LeVesseur
  • Name: Marcus LeVesseur
  • MMA Record: 22-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Prospect
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 33 | 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

Marcus LeVesseur Lightweight Ranking History

Tapology Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Marcus LeVesseur is ineligible for regional rankings due to inactivity.
Fighters must have at least one completed bout in the past two years to be ranked.

Gyms & Affiliations

Marcus LeVesseur Wiki Update Wiki

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.

Last updated 01.18.2013, 3:47 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Marcus LeVesseur MMA Fight Record

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 (70.5 kgs) | 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 (70.8 kgs) | 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 (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Keith Peterson
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Taurean Bogguess

Minnesota Regional

2011.08.19
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Brian Geraghty

Minnesota Regional

2011.04.15
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

Minnesota Regional

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

Johnny 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

Marcus LeVesseur News View All

Former UFC competitor Cody McKenzie put an end to his retirement from professional MMA, a... (6 months ago)
Bloody Elbow presents its fight primer coverage for UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler in Las ... (8 months ago)
Titan FC: Articles, prognostications, events Titan Fighting has been making waves over t... (over 1 year ago)
Organizacja Titan FC, dla której walczyli niegdyś Anthony Johnson czy David Branch, szyku... (over 1 year ago)
There's been a change to the UFC 169 main card opener - Bobby Green out, Jamie Varner in ... (over 1 year ago)
The first time Abel Trujillo and Roger Bowling met in August, the fight ended in controve... (over 1 year ago)
  • MMA Junkie : After 'Rumble' switch, Jan Blachowicz gets 'TUF' winner Corey Anderson at UFC 191
  • MMA Junkie : Why quick wins may not always be better for dominant champ Ronda Rousey
  • MMAFighting.com : Morning Report: Andrei Arlovski begging Dana White for chance to 'f**k up' Fedor Emelianenko
  • MMA Junkie : Video: Watch today's UFC 190 weigh-ins live on MMAjunkie at 5 p.m. ET
  • MMA Junkie : Watch today's WSOF 22 weigh-ins on MMAjunkie at 7 p.m. ET
  • MMA Weekly : VIDEO: Ronda Rousey Credits Sports for Her Overflowing Self Confidence
  • MMA Weekly : Watch UFC 190 Q&A with Fabricio Werdum, Rafael dos Anjos and Thomas Almeida, Friday at 4 PM ET
  • MMA Weekly : Watch the UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia Weigh-In Streaming Live, Friday at 5 PM ET
  • MMA Weekly : Is Jimmy Spicuzza One Fight Away from a WSOF Championship?
  • MMAFighting.com : Takeya Mizugaki meets George Roop at UFC Fight Night in Japan
  • MMA Junkie : As he stands on verge of UFC history, Neil Magny hopes new mark gets him big fights
  • MMAFighting.com : 'Jacare' Souza becomes first Brazilian UFC fighter to sign with Reebok
  • MMA Junkie : Jessica Aguilar, Claudia Gadelha both expect strawweight title shot with UFC 190 win
  • MMAFighting.com : Shawn Jordan vs. Ruslan Magomedov slated for UFC 192
  • MMA Junkie : WSOF champ Rousimar Palhares: I’m here for work, not for trash-talk
  • MMAFighting.com : Ronda Rousey was ‘shocked’ at the drug testing when she first started MMA: It was ‘so easy' for people to cheat
  • MMA Junkie : Although Andrei Arlovski likely beckons, Frank Mir's coaches have additional ideas
  • MMA Weekly : UFC 190 Scrum Video and Workout: Bethe Correia
  • MMA Weekly : Jon Fitch Welcomes Yushin Okami to Welterweight in WSOF 24 Headliner
  • MMA Junkie : Fight Path: WSOF 22 fighter Donavon Frelow's sad tie to killing of Boyz II Men manager