Locals win at Toughman contest in Logan


November 13, 2012

Kyle Lovern

Sports Editor

LOGAN - Standing room only crowds enjoyed another great show at the Logan Memorial Fieldhouse, as 56 fighters competed in the 25th Annual Coal Area “Original” Toughman Contest last weekend.

Micah Mahon of McCarr, Ky. won the light heavyweight division, while Ricky Vinson of Gilbert won in the middleweight division. Michael Colman of Delbarton was the runner-up in the lightweight division.

Here are the winners.

Heavyweight: Champion: Jared Steiner – Elkview, WV

(185 - 400lbs) Age: 23, Ht: 6-1, Wt: 246

Runner Up: Matt Hizer – Foster, WV

Age: 24, Ht: 6-1, Wt: 198

Light Heavyweight: Champion: Micah Mahon - McCarr, KY

(160 -184lbs) Age: 19, Ht: 6-3, Wt: 178

Runner Up: Derek Dingess - Chapmanville, WV

Age: 24 Ht: 6-2 Wt: 182

Middleweight: Champion Ricky Vinson – Gilbert, WV

(140 – 159 lbs) Age: 21, Ht: 6-1, Wt 159

Runner up Raheem Norman – Logan, WV

Age: 18, Ht 5-9, Wt 152

Lightweight: Champion Kevin Wilt – Man, WV

(Up to 139lbs) Age: 35, Ht: 5-10, Wt 131

Runner Up Michael Colman – Delbarton, WV

Women Division: Champion Chelsea Keathley – Willow Wood, OH

(140 – 159 lbs) Age: 20, Ht: 5-1, Wt 149

Runner up Staci Spaulding – Man, WV

Age: 21, Ht 5-3, Wt 145

Miss Ring Girl: Jennifer Comer – Hico, WV

Pro Fights:

11/09/12: Jason Smith of Logan won by a TKO in Round 2 over Jonah Cogar of Lost Creek, WV.

11/10/12: Cruiserweight Daniel Hensley, of Chapmanville won by a TKO in the 2nd round over Orion Bolds of Canton, OH.