Wednesday, May 07, 2008

MLE Eater's Poll (May Edition)

TOP 25 MLE Competitive Eaters

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

1. Joey "Jaws" Chestnut (10) (248) [1]

2. Patrick "Deep Dish" Bertoletti (238) [2]

3. Takeru "The Tsunami" Kobayashi (236) [3]

4. "Humble" Bob Shoudt (219) [4]

5. Tim "Eater-X" Janus (217) [5]

6. Sonya "The Blackwidow" Thomas (185) [6]

7. Hall "Hoover" Hunt (182) [8]

8. Rich "The Locust" LeFevre (181) [7]

9. Erik "The Red" Denmark (160) [12]

10. Chip "The Phenom" Simpson (153) [9]

11. Juliet Lee (148) [10]

12. Crazy Legs Conti (123) [14]

13. Arturo Rios (108) [17]

14. "Dr. Bigtime" Juris Shibayama (107) [13]

15. Tim "Gravy" Brown (95) [11]

16. Pat "Baby Bird" Philbin (90) [16]

17. Allen "Shredder" Goldstein (80) [15]

18. Russ "The Blackhole" Keeler (65) [19]

19. Micah "Wing Kong" Collins (61) [18]

20. Eric "Steakbellie" Livingston (51) [20]

21. "Beautiful" Brian Seiken (48) [25]

22. Eric "Badlands" Booker (39) [NR]

23. "Mad Greek" Abatsas (30) [21]

24. "Jammin" Joe LaRue (27) [NR]

25. "Super" Paul Barlow (24) [22]

Also receiving votes: Petter "Pretty Boy" Davekos, Kevin "The Carburetor" Carr, "Buffalo" Jim Reeves, Pat Bruss, Jim "Hammer" Hamrick, David "Brickhouse" Braunstein, William "Wild Bill" Myers, "Big" Brian Subich, Mongo Marquez, Pete "Philly Guy" Miernicki, Don "Moses" Lerman, Jason "The Erbivore" Erb, Kevin Ross, Dave "U.S. Male" Goldstein, "The Hangman" Bruce Pobanz, Larry "The Legend" McNeil, "Nasty" Nate Biller, Justin Mih, Ryan Honigman, and Tom Sorenson.

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 this month's edition of the Eater's Poll: Hall "Hoover" Hunt, "Humble" Bob Shoudt, "Super" Paul Barlow, Eric "Steakbellie" Livingston, Dave "U.S. Male" Goldstein, "Sweet" Jill Stoler, ojrifkin, "Big" Brian Subich, Erik "The Red" Denmark, and Bruce "The Hangman" Pobanz.

***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 2:27 PM, Blogger steakbellie said...

Just wait until NEXT months Poll, finally some new data!!!!

At 2:57 PM, Blogger Hall "Hoover" Hunt said...

You are absolutely right! During this month we could potentially see the following in Nathan's qualifiers: Vegas-LeFevre, MN-Bertoletti, CT-Janus, Chicago-Brown, Philly/Pittsburg-Bob, Sonya, Juliet, Wing Kong, Subich, YOU! Just to name a few.
So as you said, we will have tons of data for next month's poll!!!


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