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Kaitlin Young fight stats

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MMA 3 KOs
3 TKOs
Muay Thai & KB 5 TKOs
Muay Thai & KB (Amateur) 1 TKO

Kaitlin Young fight records

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MMA
8-9-1
Muay Thai & KB
13-1-0
Muay Thai & KB (Amateur)
6-3-0

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Kaitlin Young personal details

First Name Kaitlin
Last Name Young
Nickname/s The Striking Viking, Minnesota Wrecking Machine
Birth Name Kaitlin Rose Young
Age 33 
Date of Birth September 15, 1985
Born Circle Pines, Minnesota, United States
Residence St. Louis Park, Minnesota, United States
Status Active
Nationality American
Weight class Bantamweight
Weight range 135 - 145lbs / 61 - 66kg
Preferred 140lbs / 64kg
Height 5ft 9in / 175cm
Reach 68in
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Kaitlin Young martial arts details

Muay Thai Professional / Instructor
World Champion
Kickboxing K1 Professional
Champion
MMA Professional / Instructor
Champion
Taekwondo 1st Dan Black Belt
Champion
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Blue Belt
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Kaitlin Young fight history

W Reina Miura Unanimous Decision MMA 08/12/18 RIZIN 12, Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, Nagoya, Japan
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Main Card • 65 kg (143.3 lbs)
W Martyna Krol TKO (Cut) Muay Thai 05/12/18 Mecca XII under Driller Promotions, Shakopee, Minnesota, United States
……… R1 / 5x? Pro TBA-SA Light Welterweight World title defense • 140 lbs
W Djamara Vers TKO Muay Thai 09/09/17 Mecca X under Driller Promotions, Shakopee, Minnesota, United States
……… R2 / 5x? Pro TBA-SA Light Welterweight World title • 142 lbs
W Dao-Udon Sor Suchart Points Muay Thai 04/16/17 Sinbi Fight Night, Bangla Stadium, Phuket, Thailand
2:00 R5 / 5×2 Pro 140 lbs
L Fahsithong Sitsoreung Points Muay Thai 03/24/17 Mahasarahkam, Thailand
3:00 R5 / 5×3 Pro WMO World Title defense • 63.5kg
W Claire Baxter Unanimous Decision Muay Thai 04/03/17 Driller Fights: Mecca IX, Shakopee, Minnesota, United States
3:00 R5 / 5×3 Pro TBA-SA Women’s Pro Super Lightweight World title • 137 lbs
W Johanna Kruse Split Decision K1 12/03/16 Mix Fight Gala XX, Frankfurt, Germany
3:00 R3 / 3×3 Pro 65kg • Kruse missed weight and came it at 65.2kg
W Juliana Werner Forfeit K1 10/29/16 WAKO Pan American Championships, Cancun, Mexico
……… R0 / 3×2 Pro-Am Championship Final • 65kg
W Brandice Peltier TKO (Retirement) K1 08/26/16 Driller Promotions, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
3:00 R4 / 5×3 Pro Driller Promotions title • 136 lbs • Peltier did not answer bell for 5th round
W Jovana Djordjevic Unanimous Decision K1 07/07/16 Jagodina, Serbia
3:00 R3 / 3×3 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Chantal Ughi TKO (Referee Stoppage) Muay Thai 03/22/16 MBK Center, Bangkok, Thailand
……… R3 Pro WMO World title • 63.5kg
W Pamela Sorenson TKO (Stoppage) Kickboxing 01/16/16 Driller Fights: Mecca VII, Shakopee, Minnesota, United States
……… R2 / 3×3 Pro 150 lbs
W Lauren Rojas Unanimous Decision Muay Thai 10/23/15 Lion Fight 25, Temecula, California, United States
3:00 R5 / 5×3 Pro 135 lbs
L Raquel Pa’aluhi Unanimous Decision MMA 11/01/14 Invicta FC 9: Honchak vs Hashi, Davenport, Iowa, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Featherweight • 145lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)
W Daria Zheleznyakova Decision Muay Thai 07/05/14 WAKO, Moscow, Russia
2:00 R5 / 5×2 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
L Lauren Murphy Unanimous Decision MMA 04/05/13 Invicta FC 4: Penne vs. Waterson, Kansas City, Kansas, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 135.6 lbs (61.5 kgs)
L Leslie Smith TKO (Punches) MMA 10/06/12 Invicta FC 3: Penne vs Sugiyama, Kansas City, Kansas, United States
2:19 R2 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
L Liz Carmouche Rear-Naked Choke MMA 07/28/12 Invicta FC 2: Baszler vs. McMann, Kansas City, Kansas, United States
3:34 R2 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)
D Leslie Smith Draw (Split) MMA 04/28/12 Invicta FC 1: Coenen vs. Ruyssen, Kansas City, Kansas, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Bantamweight • 135lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 135.4 lbs (61.4 kgs)
W Anna Barone TKO (Doctor Stoppage) MMA 01/06/12 Driller Promotions: Downtown Showdown 2, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
5:00 R2 / 3×5 Pro Catchweight • 140lbs • Main Event
W Lizbeth Carreiro TKO (Punches) MMA 10/01/11 FCF 49: Fight Strong For The Cure, Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States
4:47 R1 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
L Julie Kedzie Unanimous Decision MMA 04/09/11 Jackson’s MMA Series 4, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Jackson’s MMA Series Bantamweight title • 135 lbs
W Ashley Sanchez Unanimous Decision Muay Thai 12/11/10 Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
3:00 R5 / 5×3 Pro 155 lbs • Modified Muay Thai (No Elbows / Full Clinch)
W Julie Kedzie Split Decision MMA 09/24/10 Ultimate Women Challenge, St. George, Utah, United States
3:00 R3 / 3×3 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
L Jennifer Tate Armbar MMA 01/30/10 Freestyle Cage Fighting 39, Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States
2:35 R2 Pro FCF Bantamweight Grand Prix Quarter-Finals • 135 lbs
L Shana Nelson (Olsen) TKO (Punches/Elbows) MMA 12/11/09 Ironman MMA, Welch, Minnesota, United States
1:52 R2 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
L Gina Carano TKO (Doctor Stoppage) MMA 05/31/08 EliteXC: Primetime, Newark, New Jersey, United States
3:00 R2 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
L Sarah Schneider Armbar MMA 02/01/08 Tuff-N-Uff: Thompson vs. Troyer, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
0:35 R2 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Patti Lee KO (Knee to Body) MMA 11/24/07 HOOKnSHOOT: BodogFight Women’s Grand Prix, Evansville, Indiana, United States
0:53 R1 Pro Tournament Final
W Miesha Tate KO (Head Kick) MMA 11/24/07 HOOKnSHOOT: BodogFight Women’s Grand Prix, Evansville, Indiana, United States
0:30 R1 Pro Tournament Semi-Finals
W Suzy Smith KO (Knees) MMA 11/24/07 HOOKnSHOOT: BodogFight Women’s Grand Prix, Evansville, Indiana, United States
0:22 R1 Pro Tournament Quarter-Finals
W Lindsey Frandrop TKO (Punches) MMA 10/04/07 Brutaal Fight Night, Maplewood, Minnesota, United States
0:26 R2 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Lindsay Haycraft (Scheer) Unanimous Decision Muay Thai 06/16/07 TBA-SA North American Championships, United States
……… ………………….. Amateur TBA-SA Lightweight North American title • 135 lbs
W …………………………………….. Decision Muay Thai …/…/07 ……………………………………………………………………………………..
……… ………………….. Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..
L …………………………………….. Decision Muay Thai …/…/07 ……………………………………………………………………………………..
……… ………………….. Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..
L …………………………………….. Decision Muay Thai …/…/06 ……………………………………………………………………………………..
……… ………………….. Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W …………………………………….. Decision Muay Thai …/…/06 ……………………………………………………………………………………..
……… ………………….. Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W …………………………………….. TKO Muay Thai …/…/06 ……………………………………………………………………………………..
……… R2 Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..
L …………………………………….. Decision Muay Thai …/…/05 ……………………………………………………………………………………..
……… ………………….. Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W …………………………………….. Unanimous Decision Kickboxing 08/…/04 Duluth, Minnesota, United States
2:00 R3 / 3×2 Amateur Full Contact
W …………………………………….. Unanimous Decision Kickboxing 07/…/04 Kansas, United States
2:00 R3 / 3×2 Amateur Full Contact

 

Kaitlin tells Awakening, “I was 14 and was forced into martial arts by a (rightfully) concerned mother.”

Kaitlin Young’s Bio

Kaitlin Young started training in Taekwondo at the age of 14.

In April of 2016, it was announced that Kaitlin had joined Invicta FC as a matchmaker alongside Julie Kedzie. Kaitlin had previously fought for the promotion five times in her MMA career.

Personal Life

Kaitlin has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. She is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) under the NSCA.

Kaitlin Young’s Achievements

Muay Thai Titles

2017 / 2018 - TBA-SA Pro Light Welterweight Muay Thai World Champion | 140 lbs (1 defense)
2017 - TBA-SA Pro Super Lightweight Muay Thai World Champion | 137 lbs
2016 - WMO Muay Thai World Champion | 63.5kg
2016 - WAKO Pan American Champion | 65kg
2016 - Driller Promotions K1 Champion | 136 lbs
2007 - HOOKnSHOOT Grand Prix Champion
2007 - TBA-SA Amateur North American Lightweight Muay Thai Champion | 135 lbs

Muay Thai Awards

2017 - Awakening Female Muay Thai Awards | Community's Female Fighter of the Year muay-thai-awards-icon
2016 - Awakening Muay Thai Awards / Inspirational Fighter of the Year muay-thai-awards-icon

Taekwondo Titles

2004 - Senior National Taekwondo Championship  Silver
2004 - US Taekwondo Open  Bronze
2004 - Collegiate National Taekwondo Championship  Bronze

MMA Awards

2012 - Invicta FC 1 / Fight of the Night (vs. Leslie Smith)
2008 - Gfight Summit | MMA Knockout of the Year
2008 - Gfight Summit | MMA Rookie of the Year

Kaitlin Young’s Team

Name Role
The Academy Gym / Affiliations
Kronphet Phetrachapat Trainer / Instructor / Coach
Ryan Murray Trainer / Instructor / Coach
Nick Thompson Management

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