Mike "The Marine" Richman
June 23, 1985 |
Rosemount, Minnesota, USA
|Other names||The Marine|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mixed martial arts career
Brutaal: Fight Night
Brutaal Record 6 wins, no losses. Richman's famous one and out dominating style started with Brutaal: Fight Night. Only one of Richman's Brutaal fights lasted into the second round, Richman defeated his opponent two seconds into round two.
Richman made his Brutaal: Fight Night debut on April 25, 2008 with a win against Jason Trett. Richman defeated Trett with a TKO in the first round at 1:45. Sadly, this was the first and only fight Richman's paternal grandfather saw before he died a little more than a month later.
Richman's second Brutaal fight on June 27, 2008 against Rob Degroot lasted just forty-eight seconds, Degroot submitted to Richman's armbar.
Mel Ott made it just over a minute in Richman's third Brutaal fight on September 5, 2008, Ott submitted to yet another armbar.
A little more than a month later on December 13, 2008 Deryck Ripley lasted 4 minutes and 50 seconds before he submitted to a Richman Rear Naked Choke.
Chris Coplan submitted to another Richman Rear Naked Choke on February 13, 2009 lasting just over three minutes.
Richman's final Brutaal fight on June 3, 2009 lasted two seconds into the second round. Richman defeated Wes Ronchi with a triangle choke submission.
The Ultimate Fighter
Richman was one of 32 contestants selected to compete on The Ultimate Fighter: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck. In his opening bout to get into the house, Richman lost to Aaron Wilkinson by unanimous decision after two rounds.
Bellator Fighting Championships
After his win over Horodecki, Richman competed in the Bellator Season Seven Featherweight Tournament. In the quarterfinal round at Bellator 76, Richman defeated Jeremy Spoon via head KO 23 seconds into the first round. In the semifinals, he faced Shahbulat Shamhalaev and lost via brutal KO in the first round.
Richman proved he was the superior fighter in his Bellator 88 featherweight tournament quarterfinal bout against Mitch Jackson. Richman won a decisive first-round TKO victory. Richman dominated Jackson on his feet, dropping him three times with short left hooks.
Championships and accomplishments
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|20 matches||16 wins||4 losses|
|Loss||16–4||Desmond Green||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 110||February 28, 2014||3||5:00||Uncasville, Connecticut, United States||Bellator Season 10 Featherweight Tournament Quarterfinal|
|Win||16–3||Akop Stepanyan||TKO (punches)||Bellator 106||November 2, 2013||1||4:05||Long Beach, California, United States|
|Loss||15–3||Frodo Khasbulaev||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 95||April 4, 2013||3||5:00||Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States||Bellator Season 8 Featherweight Tournament Final|
|Win||15–2||Alexandre Bezerra||Decision (split)||Bellator 92||March 7, 2013||3||5:00||Temecula, California, United States||Bellator Season 8 Featherweight Tournament Semifinal|
|Win||14–2||Mitch Jackson||TKO (head kick and punches)||Bellator 88||February 7, 2013||1||4:57||Duluth, Georgia, United States||Bellator Season 8 Featherweight Tournament Quarterfinal|
|Loss||13–2||Shahbulat Shamhalaev||KO (punches)||Bellator 79||November 2, 2012||1||1:45||Rama, Ontario, Canada||Bellator Season 7 Featherweight Tournament Semifinal|
|Win||13–1||Jeremy Spoon||KO (head kick and punch)||Bellator 76||October 12, 2012||1||0:23||Windsor, Ontario, Canada||Bellator Season 7 Featherweight Tournament Quarterfinal|
|Win||12–1||Chris Horodecki||KO (punches)||Bellator 64||April 6, 2012||1||1:23||Windsor, Ontario, Canada|
|Win||11–1||Morgan Sickinger||Decision (unanimous)||Driller Promotions / SEG - Downtown Showdown 1||November 26, 2011||3||5:00||Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States|
|Win||10–1||Christopher Lane||TKO (punches)||Riot at the Hyatt - Packer vs. Viking||September 23, 2011||1||1:43||Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States|
|Loss||9–1||Brian Pearman||Decision (split)||Seconds Out / Vivid MMA - Showdown at the Sheraton 2||February 26, 2011||3||5:00||Bloomington, Minnesota, United States|
|Win||9–0||Mike Lindquist||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Seconds Out / Vivid MMA - Combat on Capital Hill 4||November 12, 2010||1||1:14||Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States|
|Win||8–0||Ryan Stock||TKO (punches)||Seconds Out / Vivid MMA - Tour of Duty 1||February 27, 2010||1||1:14||Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States|
|Win||7–0||Derek Getzel||Submission (anaconda choke)||Ambition Promotions - The Crucible||September 12, 2009||1||3:36||Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States|
|Win||6–0||Wes Ronchi||Submission (triangle choke)||Brutaal: Fight Night||June 3, 2009||2||0:02||Shakopee, Minnesota, United States|
|Win||5–0||Chris Coplan||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Brutaal: Fight Night||February 13, 2009||1||3:07||Shakopee, Minnesota, United States|
|Win||4–0||Deryck Ripley||Submission||Brutaal: Fight Night||December 5, 2008||1||4:50||Shakopee, Minnesota, United States|
|Win||3–0||Mel Ott||Submission (armbar)||Brutaal: Fight Night||September 5, 2008||1||1:10||Shakopee, Minnesota, United States|
|Win||2–0||Rob Degroot||Submission (armbar)||Brutaal: Fight Night||June 27, 2008||1||0:48||Shakopee, Minnesota, United States|
|Win||1–0||Jason Trett||TKO (punches)||Brutaal: Fight Night||April 25, 2008||1||1:45||Shakopee, Minnesota, United States|
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