LeVesseur, who also excelled academically, was offered a scholarship to compete at the University of Minnesota, but transferred to National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Augsburg College before beginning his freshman season for Minnesota. As a college wrestler, LeVesseur was undefeated and untied, with a record of 155–0. 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 (Cael Sanderson was the first with a 159–0 record.
Joey Davis has since joined them with a 130–0 record). LeVesseur ended his high school wrestling career 141-match unbeaten streak, which when combined with his unbeaten college career was 296–0.
LeVesseur also continued with football at Augsburg, breaking multiple touchdown and rushing records for the conference and school as a quarterback. Early career
LeVesseur made his Mobile Marketing Association debut in 2003 against Doug Henkey.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
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 television: Korean Zombie versus
Poirier. He lost the fight via submission in the first round. LeVesseur defeated Carlo Prater on October 5, 2012 at UFC on Forex 5 via split decision.
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 altogether. Then on the day of the weigh-ins for the event, Tim Means was forced from his bout with Abel Trujillo after sustaining a head injury caused by a fall in a hotel sauna and LeVesseur stepped up to face Trujillo. He lost the fight via TKO in the second round and was subsequently released from the promotion.