MMA Fighter Rankings – Q2 2010 (Apr – June)

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Q2 2010 Fighter Rankings

Pro Fighters

Pound for Pound Top 10
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Chad Robichaux Gracie Barra The Woodlands 1.75
2 2 Sam Hoger Hoger MMA 2.25
3 4 Levi Forrest Gracie Barra The Woodlands 4.25
4 3 Rey Trujillo Paradigm Training Center 4.5
5 Will Campuzano 5.75
6 6 Mike Bronzoulis Paradigm Training Center 7.33
7 Ray Blodgett Elite MMA-Houston 7.5
8 10 Humberto Deleon Bushi Ban 9.25
9 Jon Kirk Aztlan Fight Club 9.5
10 Brian Melancon Paradigm Training Center 9.75
Flyweight (125lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Humberto Deleon Bushi Ban 1
2 2 Andy Sandoval Death Row MMA 2.25
3 3 Brian Garmon Silverback Mixed Martial Arts 2.75
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Bantamweight (135lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Chad Robichaux Gracie Barra The Woodlands 1
2 Will Campuzano 2
3 Stephen Garcia 3.5
4 Vincent Libardi 4.25
5 Francisco Barragan 5.25
6 Arnulfo Cortes 5.5
7 Nate Garza Rocky Long MMA 7.5
8 Navied Sadeghi 8
9 2 Lewis Mackenzie 9
10 Joseph Ramirez 9.5
Featherweight (145lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 Chas Skelly 2.25
2 Jose Santibanez Silverback Mixed Martial Arts 2.75
3 John Bedford 3
4 1 Daniel Pineda 4 oz Fight Club 3.25
5 Chris Manuel 5.5
6 3 Tim Snyder 5.75
7 2 Rocky Long Rocky Long MMA 6
8 Greg Bellomy Gracie Barra Texas 7
9 Jimmy Guzman 9.25
10 Leo Torres Silverback Mixed Martial Arts 9.75
Lightweight (155lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Rey Trujillo Paradigm Training Center 1.25
2 4 Ray Blodgett Elite MMA-Houston 2
3 3 Brian Melancon Paradigm Training Center 3
4 2 Jesus Rivera 4 oz Fight Club 4
5 6 Arron Barringer Hoger MMA 5.5
6 7 Lane Yarbrough Death Row MMA 6.75
7 5 Jace Pitre Team Tooke 8.75
8 Jason Carter 646 MMA 9.25
9 Casey Hobson Rising Sun Karate 9.5
10 Lee King 10
Welterweight (170lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Levi Forrest Gracie Barra The Woodlands 1
2 2 Mike Bronzoulis Paradigm Training Center 2
3 4 Jonathon Harris Submission Boxing Academy 4.5
4 3 Ricardo Talavera Elite MMA-Houston 4.5
5 Marcelo  Azevedo Gracie Barra Texas 4.5
6 RJ Knepp 646 MMA 6
7 Jeff Rexroad Paradigm Training Center 6.25
8 5 Jason Wright Gracie Barra The Woodlands 8
9 Patrick Hutton Rising Sun Karate 8.25
10 Tony Concepcion Muay Thai G.R.I.P. Academy 10
Middleweight (185lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 6 Jon Kirk Aztlan Fight Club 1.75
2 James  Stelly 3.5
3 Cleburn  Walker 3.5
4 2 Chris Spicer Death Row MMA 3.75
5 Charles Byrd Saekson’s 5
6 3 Demond Landry 6
7 Ken  Laney 7
8 7 Larry Hopkins Team Dynamite 8
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Light Heavyweight (205lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 2 Chris  Reed Gracie Barra Texas 1.5
2 1 Ike Villanueva Rocky Long MMA 2.25
3 3 Chad  Cook Gracie Barra Texas 3.5
4 Mark  Pelc 4
5 Brian Lightfoot Gracie Barra Texas 4.25
6 Artenas Young Hoger MMA 4.5
7 Joshua  Foster 5
8 Dwight  Gipson 7.25
9 Jonathan Mack Rocky Long MMA 8.25
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Heavyweights (206lbs+)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Sam Hoger Hoger MMA 1
2 Derek  Lewis Silverback Mixed Martial Arts 3.5
3 3 Johnathan  Ivey Scientific Street Fighting (TN) 3.66
4 Patrick Miller Grapplers Lair 4.25
5 Nick Mitchell Rocky Long MMA 6
6 Larry Crowe Silverback Mixed Martial Arts 6.25
7 James  Hall 6.5
8 Christapher Taylor 8.5
9 Ruben  Davila 8.75
10 Jared  Taylor 9.25

Amateur Fighters

Pound for Pound Top 10
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 4 Craig Gardner West Side MMA 3.75
2 7 Raymond Bell Gracie Barra The Woodlands 4
3 Alex Black Bushi Ban 4.25
4 Drew Ratichek American Combative Systems 6.75
5 John Malbrough Kingwood MMA 7
6 Akira Smith 4 oz Fight Club 7.75
7 2 Patrick Bierschwale West Side MMA 8.5
8 Jared Chaffee Gracie Barra The Woodlands 8.5
9 3 Jordan  Rivas Elite MMA-Houston 8.75
10 Jimmy  Flick 8.75
Flyweight (125lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 2 Bobby Powers Gracie Barra The Woodlands 1.25
2 1 Joe  Cruz Texas Powerhouse MMA 1.5
3 Rafael Breton 3
4 4 Matt  Thompson Brazos Valley MMA 4.5
5 5 Martin Garcia Gracie Barra Texas 5.25
Bantamweight (135lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 Jared Chaffee Gracie Barra The Woodlands 1.75
2 Akira Smith 4 oz Fight Club 1.75
3 1 Gerzan Chaw Bushi Ban 3.25
4 Jimmy Flick 3.75
5 Rodrigo Rodriguez CTC 5
Featherweight (145lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Alex Black Bushi Ban 1
2 Brandon Acosta 2.75
3 Jimmy New 3
4 Adam Longoria 3.5
5 Marc Rameriz Urban Jungle Self Defense 5.25
Lightweight (155lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Raymond Bell Gracie Barra The Woodlands 1
2 3 Nick Felder Gracie Barra Texas 2.25
3 Olya Sinboyla Hoger MMA 3.25
4 4 Cody Phillips Bam Bam Martial Arts 3.5
5 5 Frank Solinas Submission Boxing Academy 5.75
Welterweight (170lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Craig Gardner West Side MMA 1
2 Eric Elliot Metro Fight Club 2.25
3 2 Jordan Rivas Elite MMA-Houston 2.75
4 Alex Morano Gracie Barra The Woodlands 3.75
5 Hossan Walker 5.75
Middleweight (185lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 5 John Malbrough Kingwood MMA 1.25
2 2 Patrick Bierschwale West Side MMA 2.25
3 John Thibeault 4 oz Fight Club 3
4 3 Terrance Ferguson West Side MMA 4.25
5 Noel Ligon 4.25
Light Heavyweight (205lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 Edgar Verdin Submission Boxing Academy 1
2 Andre  Kavanaugh 3.25
3 3 Jermaine Anugwon Windy Sport & Fitness 3.75
4 4 Jason Sullivan American Combative Systems 3.75
5 Quan-Thien Nguyen 4.5
Heavyweights (206lbs+)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 2 Drew Ratichek American Combative Systems 1
2 1 Jason Frank Rising Sun Karate 2.5
3 Taylor Hebert 2.75
4 Josh Booty 4.5
5 Jay Ross 5