Q1 2013 Fighter Rankings (Jan – Mar)

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Pro Fighters

Pound for Pound Top 10

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Jeff Rexroad Paradigm 2.2

2

Jorge “Macaco” Patino Gold Team 2.8

3

Robert Drysdale Drysdale MMA 3.4

4

Bubba Bush BVMMA 5

5

Carson Beebe Gilbert Grappling 5.8

6

Josh Sampo   8.2

7

Jay Heiron Xtreme Couture 9

8

Gerald Harris Ghost Dog Boxing 9.2

9

DJ Linderman   9.8

10

Patrick Audinwood   10
Flyweight (Up To 125lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Josh Sampo   1.4

2

Matt Schnell Gladiators
2.8

3

Antonio Banuelos The Pitt 3.4

4

Ryan Hollis Hard Head Hitters 3.6

5

Chad Robichaux Mighty Oaks 5

6

Joseph Sandoval Big Head MMA 5.6

7

Marcus Dupar Gracie Barra NH 7

8

Andy Sandoval Death Row 7.6

9

Bobby Powers Windy 8

10

Will Spidle ATT Beaumont  9.8
Bantamweight (126 – 135lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Carson Beebe Gilbert Grappling 1

2

Thomas De Almedia Gold Team 3.2

3

Ryan Benoit Saekson 3.8

4

Alan Nascimento Gold Team 4

5

Nelson Salas Texas Fighting Syndicate 5

6

Angel Huerta Paradigm 5

7

Domingo Pilarte 4oz 6

8

Terry Acker   6.4

9

Steven Peterson   7

10

Cody Williams ATT Beaumont 9.2
Featherweight (136 – 145lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Jared Chaffee Gracie Barra NH 1.4

2

Darrion Caldwell Power MMA 1.6

3

Jason Carter 646 MMA 3.2

4

David Armas Silverback 4.4

5

James Gonzales Silverback 4.6

6

     

7

     

8

     

9

     

10

     
Lightweight (146 – 155lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Jorge “Macaco” Patino Gold Team 1

2

Patrick Audinwood   2.2

3

Justin Reiswerg 4oz 3

4

Nick Gonzalez   3.4

5

Ray Blodget 4oz 5.4

6

Rey Trujillo Bushi Ban 6.6

7

Alex Black 4oz 7.6

8

Clay Hantz   7.8

9

Rocky Long Rocky Long MMA 9.4

10

Scotty Juarez Silverback 10
Welterweight (156 – 170lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Jeff Rexroad Paradigm 1.4

2

Jay Hieron Xtreme Couture 2.8

3

Gerald Harris Ghost Dog Boxing Gym 3.4

4

Chidi Njokuani Saekson 4

5

Lucas Pimenta Gold Team 5

6

Alex Morono Gracie Barra NH 6

7

Derrick Krantz Team 515 7.4

8

Lester Batres Paradigm 8

9

Evan Cutts Fitness Fight Factory 8.6

10

Artenas Young 4oz 9.8
Middleweight (171 – 185 lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Bubba Bush BVMMA 1

2

Noel Ligon Mosel’s MMA 2.2

3

Larry Crowe 4oz 3.4

4

Eric Davila Big Head MMA 3.8

5

Terrance Ferguson Gracie Barra Katy 5.4

6

Edgar Verdin Silverback 7.2

7

Jon Kirk   7.2

8

Lex Pappas Gold Team 8

9

Aaron Glynn   9.4

10

Husam Mohamed   9.6
Light Heavyweight (186 – 205 lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Robert Drysdale Drysdale MMA 1

2

Justin Ledet Submission Boxing 2

3

Chris Reed   3

4

Matt Jones   4.8

5

Ike Villanueva   5.2

6

Matt Steward BVMMA 5.6

7

Yonny Osuna   6.4

8

Kyle Simpson   7.6

9

Carl Perry   9

10

Derek Baines   9.2
Heavyweights (206 lbs – 265 lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

DJ Linderman   1

2

Dale Mitchell Silverback 2

3

Tony Melton   3.2

4

Charles Rodgers   4.2

5

Drew Raticheck ACS 5

6

Donnie Dillow   5.6

7

     

8

     

9

     

10

     

Amateur Fighters

Pound for Pound Top 10

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Eric Garcia Team Tooke/JP MMA 2

2

Chris Lopez Team Tooke/JP MMA 2.4 

3

Jacob Silva Silverback 4.2 

4

Ricky Turcious Gracie Barra NH 4.4 

5

Aaron Croon Team Tooke/JP MMA 7.2 

6

Jose Llanas Team Tooke/JP MMA

7

Trevin Giles Elite 8.2 

Guilherme Moreira Team Tooke/JP MMA 8.2 

9

Carlos Jimenez 4oz 8.4 

10

Robert Yamashita Elite
Flyweight (Up To 125lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Ricky Turcios Gracie Barra NH 1.4

2

Jacob Silva Silverback 1.6

3

James Deherrera Windy 3.6

4

Chris Rivera ACS  4.8

5

Sijin Kurian Zion MMA
Bantamweight (126 – 135lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Carlos Jimenez 4oz 1.6

2

Manny Lozoya Silverback 3.4

3

Mike Trinh Metro 3.8

4

Alex Chhang 4oz 4.4

5

Ramiro Cortina Silverback 4.6
Featherweight (136 – 145lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Aaron Croon Team Tooke/JP MMA 1

2

Kody Williams Gracie Barra NH 3.4

3

Cameron Graves Team Tooke/JP MMA 4.2

4

Adrian Yanez Metro 4.8

5

Jake Heffernan Gracie Barra NH 5.4
Lightweight (146 – 155lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Eric Garcia Team Tooke/JP MMA 1

2

Julian Vega Elite 4.2

Brandon Gauthier Team Tooke/JP MMA 4.2

4

Kolton Englund Silverback 4.4

5

Mike Jackson 4oz 5.1
Welterweight (156 – 170lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Chris Lopez Team Tooke/JP MMA 1.2

2

Jose Llanas Team Tooke/JP MMA 2.4

3

Guilhereme Moreira Team Tooke/JP MMA 2.8

4

Ryan Spann ATT Beaumont 4.4

5

James Powell Fight Science Fitness 5.2
Middleweight (171 – 185 lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Trevin Giles Elite 1.4

2

Robert Yamashita Elite 1.8

3

Chris Sutton Gracie Barra Champions 4.2

4

Eric Thompson Silverback 4.2

5

Angelus McFarlane Bam Bam 5.2
Light Heavyweight (186 – 205 lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Micah Williams Gold Team 1

2

Andrew Rowan Windy 2.2

3

Calvin Cooper Silverback 2.8

4

     

5

     
Heavyweights (206 lbs – 265 lbs)

Rank

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Name

Gym

Avg Rank

1

Joel Garcia One MMA 1

2

Juan Dominguez Paradigm 2

3

   

4

   

5

   

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