MMA Fighter Rankings – Q4 2010 (Oct – Dec)

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Q4 2010 Fighter Rankings

Pro Fighters

Pound for Pound Top 10
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Adam Schindler Gracie Barra Champions Forest 1
2 9 Mike Bronzoulis Paradigm Training Center 4.75
3 6 Daniel Pineda 4 oz Fight Club 5.25
4 Andrew Craig Team Tooke 5.25
5 2 Brian Melancon Paradigm Training Center 6.75
6 3 Chad Robichaux Gracie Barra The Woodlands 7.25
7 Ray Blodgett Elite MMA-Houston 7.5
8 Alex Cisne West Side MMA 7.5
9 4 Sam Hoger Hoger MMA 8.25
10 8 Steve Garcia 4 oz Fight Club 9.25
Flyweight (125lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Humberto Deleon Bushi Ban 1
2 3 Bryan Garmon Silverback Mixed Martial Arts 2
3
Bantamweight (126 – 135lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Chad Robichaux Gracie Barra The Woodlands 1
2 2 Steve Garcia 4 oz Fight Club 2
3 6 Angel Huerta 3
4 Domingo Pilarte Revolution Dojo 4
5 Gerzan Chaw Bushi Ban 6.25
6 4 Nate Garza Rocky Long MMA 6.5
7 5 Frank Ortega Star Jiu-Jitsu 6.5
8 Akira Smith 4 oz Fight Club 7.75
9 7 Warren Stewart 8
10 9 Marcus Dupar Rocky Long MMA 10
Featherweight (136 – 145lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Daniel Pineda 4 oz Fight Club 1
2 Alex Black Bushi Ban 2.5
3 4 Tim Snyder Paradigm Training Center 2.75
4 5 Vinicius (Draculino) Magalhaes Gracie Barra Texas 4
5 3 Greg Bellomy Gracie Barra Texas 4.5
6 Kevin Fanning 646 MMA 6.5
7 Arron Barringer Gracie Barra The Woodlands 7.25
8 Jeremy Mahon 4 oz Fight Club 7.75
9 7 Rocky Long Rocky Long MMA 8.5
10 Prince Ho Paradigm Training Center 10
Lightweight (146 – 155lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Adam Schindler Gracie Barra Champions Forest 1.25
2 5 Ray Blodgett Elite MMA-Houston 2.75
3 2 Brian Melancon Paradigm Training Center 2.75
4 4 Todd Moore Gracie Barra The Woodlands 3.25
5 3 Rey Trujillo 4.75
6 6 Jesus Rivera 4 oz Fight Club 6
7 Jose Santibanez Silverback Mixed Martial Arts 7.5
8 Marc Ramirez Urban Jungle 8.5
9 7 Lane Yarbrough Death Row MMA 10
10 Lee Higgins Urban Jungle 10
Welterweight (156 – 170lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 2 Mike Bronzoulis Paradigm Training Center 1.25
2 1 Levi Forrest Gracie Barra The Woodlands 2.25
3 3 Alex Cisne West Side MMA 2.5
4 Antonio Flores Gracie Barra The Woodlands 4.25
5 4 Ricardo Talavera Elite MMA-Houston 6
6 6 Craig Gardner West Side MMA 6
7 10 Justin Murray Bushi Ban 7.75
8 7 Jordan Rivas Elite MMA-Houston 8.25
9 3 Jonathon Harris Submission Boxing Academy 9
10 John Malbrough Kingwood MMA 9.75
Middleweight (171 – 185 lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Jon Kirk 4 oz Fight Club 1.5
2 Andrew Craig Team Tooke 1.5
3 2 William (Bubba) Bush BVMMA 3
4 3 Chris Spicer 4.25
5 5 Jonathan Mack Rocky Long MMA 5.5
6 Noel Ligon Mousel’s MMA 5.5
7 4 Charles Byrd Saekson’s Muay Thai 7.5
8 6 Larry Hopkins Silverback Mixed Martial Arts 8
9 Taylor Moses 8.25
10 Jacky Elie 9.25
Light Heavyweight (186 – 205 lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 4 Ike Villanueva Prince Boxing Gym 1.25
2 1 Artenas Young Hoger MMA 1.75
3 Justin Ledet Submission Boxing Academy 3
4 3 Chad Cook Gracie Barra Texas 4.25
5 2 Brian Lightfoot Gracie Barra Texas 5.75
6 Terrance Ferguson West Side MMA 6.25
7 6 John King 7.5
8 Jared Taylor 7.75
9 7 Joshua Foster 8.75
10 Jason Sullivan American Combative Systems 8.75
Heavyweights (206 lbs+)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Sam Hoger Hoger MMA 1.25
2 2 Derek Lewis Silverback Mixed Martial Arts 1.75
3 3 Taylor Hebert Gracie Barra Texas 3
4 6 Larry Crowe Silverback Mixed Martial Arts 4
5 4 Patrick Miller 6.5
6 8 Lex Pappas Gold Team Fighters Houston 6.5
7 5 James Hall 7
8 Dale Mitchell Silverback Mixed Martial Arts 8.75
9 Jason Frank Rising Sun Karate 9
10 9 Juan Long Rocky Long MMA 10.25

Amateur Fighters

Pound for Pound Top 10
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 7 Michael Lytle AXS 2.25
2 5 Jared Chaffee Gracie Barra Champions Forest 3.75
3 10 Patrick Bierschwale West Side MMA 4.75
4 G Moreira Team Tooke 5.75
5 Colin Wright Paradigm Training Center 5.75
6 Cody Phillips Bam Bam Martial Arts 6.5
7 8 Raymond Bell Gracie Barra The Woodlands 7.75
8 Joe Trevino 4 oz Fight Club 8
9 Levi West Team Tooke 8.25
10 Corey Allmand Hoger MMA 8.75
Flyweight (125lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Joe Trevino 4 oz Fight Club 1
2 5 Martin Garcia Gracie Barra Texas 2
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Bantamweight (135lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 2 Jared Chaffee Gracie Barra Champions Forest 1.5
2 3 Colin Wright Paradigm Training Center 1.5
3 5 Rodrigo Rodriguez CTC 3.5
4 Manny Lozoya Bushi Ban 3.75
5 David Armas Silverback Mixed Martial Arts 5.25
Featherweight (145lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 Aaron Croon Team Tooke 1
2 Jose Martinez Gracie Barra The Woodlands 2.75
3 Corey Garcia Bushi Ban 3.5
4 Kirk May 4 oz Fight Club 3.5
5 Shelby Sheehan Gracie Barra Texas 4.5
Lightweight (155lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 1 Michael Lytle AXS 1
2 4 Cody Phillips Bam Bam Martial Arts 2.5
3 2 Raymond Bell Gracie Barra The Woodlands 2.75
4 3 Olya Sinboyla Hoger MMA 4.25
5 Austin Franks Gracie Barra The Woodlands 5
Welterweight (170lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 3 Gil Moreira Team Tooke 1.25
2 Levi West Team Tooke 2.75
3 Corey Allmand Hoger MMA 3
4 5 Hossan Walkers One 2 One 3.5
5 Sean Holden 5.5
Middleweight (185lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 2 Patrick Bierschwale West Side MMA 1
2 3 John Thibeault 4 oz Fight Club 2.25
3 Kaleb Cummins Death Row MMA 2.75
4 Justin Castillo Team Tooke 4.75
5 Jose Pacheco Bushi Ban 5.25
Light Heavyweight (205lbs)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 Chris Avila 4 oz Fight Club 1
2 Trent Draper Elite MMA-Baytown 2
3 Ray Burgos Hoger MMA 3
4 DeWayne Costin The Hive 4
5
Heavyweights (206lbs+)
Rank Prev. Name Gym Avg Rank
1 3 Ellis Boyd BVMMA 1
2 Josh Booty
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3 4 Tim Buchanan Hoger MMA 2.75
4 Court Caspary Hoger MMA 4
5 Davis Fleming Gracie Barra The Woodlands 5