Tuesday, August 26, 2008

MLE Eater's Poll (August 2008)

Top 25 MLE Competitive Eaters

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

1. Joey "Jaws" Chestnut (9) (242) [1]
2. Takeru Kobayashi (221) [2]
3. Patrick "Deep Dish" Bertoletti (213) [3]
4. "Humble" Bob Shoudt (196) [6]
5. Tim "Eater-X" Janus (190) [4]
6. Sonya "The Blackwidow" Thomas (179) [5]
7. Hall "Hoover" Hunt (178) [7]
8. Rich "The Locust" LeFevre (160) [8]
9. Juliet Lee (146) [9]
10. Erik "The Red" Denmark (136) [11]
11. Tim "Gravy" Brown (125) [10]
12. Patrick Vandam (108) [17]
13. "Badlands" Booker (105) [14]
14 (tie). Juris "Dr. Bigtime" Shibayama (101) [13]
14 (tie). Crazy Legs Conti (101) [12]
16. Allem "Shredder" Goldstein (92) [16]
17. Arturo Rios (84) [15]
18. Pat Philbin (77) [18]
19. Micah "Wing Kong" Collins (56) [19]
20. Eric "Steakbellie" Livingston (49) [20]
21. Pete Davekos (41) [22]
22. Chris Abatsas (38) [NR]
23. "Nasty" Nate Biller (35) [21]
24. Russ "The Blackhole" Keeler (29) [24]
25. "Buffalo" Jim Reeves (18) [23]

Also receiving votes: “Super” Paul Barlow (1 first place vote), "Beautiful" Brian, US Male, Chip Simpson, Bruce “Hangman” Pobanz, Rich Foley, Wild Bill, Mike Fitzgerald, El Toro, Pat Bruss, Kevin Ross, Brian Subich, Syko Bozo, Shane Baker, Pierre, Todd Butlet, Domenico, SkinnyBoy, Larry McNeil, Kevin Carr, and Ron Koch.

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, Eric "Steakbellie" Livingston, Dave "U.S. Male" Goldstein, Don "Moses" Lerman, "Super" Paul Barlow, Pete Davekos, Tim "Eater-X" Janus, ojrifkin, and El Toro.

***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 HallHunt@comcast.net 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.***

6 Comments:

At 4:16 PM, Blogger The Incredible Bulk said...

Wow maybe i should make a better name for myself i have beaten a few people on that list counting the recieving votes people

 
At 9:24 AM, Blogger Hall "Hoover" Hunt said...

I think your videos and competing in more contests will get your name out there. It'll come. It just takes time. Unless you are Joey and then you can start beating people overnight.
Also you need to vote yourself. Like they always say in politics, "you can't complain unless you vote yourself."

 
At 11:25 AM, Blogger The Incredible Bulk said...

Hall ill have to start voting then. And of course im like joey and can start beating people overnight... Just not very "talented" eaters... ha

 
At 7:25 PM, Anonymous Lily aka "MissBusyLady" said...

nice jump in the rankings for patrick vandam

 
At 9:19 PM, Anonymous The Hangman said...

I see I got some votes eventhough I did not send in my votes this month. Thanks to all who voted for me.

Hang In There,
"The Hangman" Bruce Pobanz

 
At 8:50 PM, Blogger "Sweet" Jill Stoler said...

What about a non-IFOCE eater's poll? Or, as it was called on EatFeats, "Picnic Style" rankings?

Actually, I wouldn't make the Top 25 on that, either. Hmmmm...maybe I'll just stick to voting in your MLE Eater's Poll and leaving comments, :o)

 

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