Monday, March 31, 2008

MLE Eater's Poll (April Edition)

TOP 25 Competitive Eaters

Rank. Eater's Name (First-place votes) (Points) [Previous Rank]

1. Joey "Jaws" Chestnut (8) (198) [1]

2. Patrick "Deep Dish" Bertoletti (189) [2]

3. Takeru "The Tsunami" Kobayashi (175) [8]

4. "Humble" Bob Shoudt (171) [5]

5. Tim "Eater-X" Janus (151) [3]

6. Sonya "The Blackwidow" Thomas (148) [6]

7. Rich "The Locust" LeFevre (138) [4]

8. Hall "Hoover" Hunt (133) [7]

9. Chip "The Phenom" Simpson (120) [11]

10. Juliet Lee (113) [10]

11. Tim "Gravy" Brown (92) [13]

12. Erik "The Red" Denmark (91) [8]

13. "Dr. Bigtime" Juris Shibayama (79) [15]

14. Crazy Legs Conti (70) [12]

15. Allen "Shredder" Goldstein (68) [16]

16. Pat "Baby Bird" Philbin (67) [14]

17. Arturo Rios (64) [17]

18. Micah "Wing Kong" Collins (62) [18]

19. Russ "The Blackhole" Keeler (61) [21]

20. Eric "Steakbellie" Livingston (47) [20]

21. "Mad Greek" Abatsas (35) [24]

22. "Super" Paul Barlow (34) [NR]

23. Justin Mih (30) [NR]

24. "Nasty" Nate Biller (29) [25]

25. "Beautiful" Brian Seiken (23) [NR]

Also receiving votes: Petter "Pretty Boy" Davekos, Brad "Old School" Sciullo, Andrew "Skinny Boy" Lane, Kevin "The Carburetor" Carr, "Buffalo" Jim Reeves, Pat Bruss, Loren "Bubba" Yarbrough, Jim "Hammer" Hamrick, "Jammin" Joe LaRue, David "Brickhouse" Braunstein, William "Wild Bill" Myers, "Big" Brian Subich, Mongo Marquez, Pete "Philly Guy" Miernicki, Don "Moses" Lerman, ERB, Kevin Ross, Dave "U.S. Male" Goldstein, Rick Petralia, The hotdog Pope from ATL Nathan's 2006, Baker, "The Hangman" Bruce Pobanz, Larry "The Legend" McNeil.

The Eater's Poll Board of Voters is made up of competitive eaters and media that cover the sport. All are involved in participating or following IFOCE/MLE contests. The board for the November edition of the Eater's Poll: Hall "Hoover" Hunt, Don "Moses" Lerman, "Humble" Bob Shoudt, "Super" Paul Barlow, Eric "Steakbellie" Livingston, Dave "U.S. Male" Goldstein, "Sweet" Jill Stoler and ojrifkin.

***This article and the final totals of the votes do not solely reflect the thoughts or opinions of either Hall "Hoover" Hunt, or anyone else operating this website. All of the rankings and points are a compilation of all the votes from all the previously listed voters above and do not represent any single individuals thoughts or opinions. If you would like to participate in the next month's poll, please feel free to email me at and I will add you to the reminder email list or just send in your votes to the same address at least a week before the end of each month with the subject line specifying what poll you are emailing in reference to.***


At 2:18 PM, Anonymous beautifulbrian said...

It is truly an honor to be part of your top 25 poll of eaters. I will certainly try to live up to this task thanks again

At 4:11 PM, Blogger Don "Moses" Lerman said...

I echo Brian's comments . keep up the good work...Don ''Moses'' Lerman

At 5:30 PM, Anonymous Dave "US MALE' GOLDSTEIN said...

Great job Hall. Thanks for letting me participate. It is a good reason to study who is doing what on the circuit.

At 8:04 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for letting me participate, Hall. It's great to have a voice.

At 9:10 AM, Blogger Hall "Hoover" Hunt said...

The honor is all mine. I am just thrilled that you all are excited about participating in the voting. I really like to see what everyone's opinions on the rankings are.


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