Thursday, March 19, 2009

Kaitlin Young Update

I've made various mentions of Kaitlin Young here on this blog.
She's a top female MMA fighter that I think could be one of the top draws in the business.
Kaitlin was born September 15th, 1985 in Circle Pines, Minnesota.
Her current record is 4 and 2, with 3 of her wins by knockout.
Her last loss was to Gina Carano at EliteXC: Primetime.

Here is a write up by Jay Stephenson at Quad Community about Kaitlin......

Kicking, punching and elbowing her way to the top
by Jay Stephenson

BROOKLYN CENTER — It’s not often a girl in high school can grow up to earn a living participating in an activity that could land her a trip to the principal’s office and school suspension. But Circle Pines native Kaitlin Young is doing just that — and making her mother proud.
When Young graduated in the top of her class from Centennial High School in 2004, she probably didn’t expect that four years later she would be considered one of the top female athletes in a sport still considered controversial, especially for women.

You can read the full article here

Kaitlin Young Update, posted to on 3-19-2009

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