Wednesday, October 08, 2008

MLE Eater's Poll (October 2008)

Top 25 MLE Competitive Eaters

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

1. Joey "Jaws" Chestnut (9) (243) [1]
2. Patrick "Deep Dish" Bertoletti (237) [3]
3. Takeru Kobayashi (229) [2]
4. "Humble" Bob Shoudt (212) [4]
5. Hall "Hoover" Hunt (200) [7]
6. Tim “Eater-X” Janus (198) [5]
7. Rich "The Locust" LeFevre (177) [8]
8. Sonya “The Blackwidow” Thomas (174) [6]
9. Eric “Badlands” Booker (131) [13]
10. Juris “Dr. Bigtime” Shibayama (130) [14]
11. Crazy Legs Conti (128) [14]
12. Erik “The Red” Denmark (126) [10]
13. Tim “Gravy” Brown (121) [11]
14. Juliet Lee (112) [9]
15. Patrick Vandam (107) [12]
16. Pat Philbin (80) [18]
17. Allen “Shredder” Goldstein (69) [16]
18. “Pretty Boy” Pete Davekos (67) [21]
19. Micah "Wing Kong" Collins (62) [19]
20. “Buffalo” Jim Reeves (58) [25]
21. Eric “Steakbellie” Livingston (55) [20]
22. Arturo Rios (53) [17]
23. "Nasty" Nate Biller (46) [23]
24. Kevin Ross (38) [NR]
25. Brad Scuillo (33) [NR]

Also receiving votes: “Super” Paul Barlow, "Beautiful" Brian, US Male, Bruce “Hangman” Pobanz ( 1 first place vote), Rich Foley, Wild Bill, Mike Fitzgerald, Kevin Ross, Brian Subich, Syko Bozo, Domenico, SkinnyBoy, Larry McNeil, Kevin Carr, Chris “Mad Greek” Abatsas, Russ “Black Hole” Keeler, Damon Serigent, Bubba, Ben “Turtle” Griffith, Sean Gordon 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, "Super" Paul Barlow, Tim "Eater-X" Janus, Andrew “Skinny Boy” Lane, “Sweet” Jill Stoler, “The Hangman” Bruce Pobanz, 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 11:10 PM, Blogger rboy said...

Pobanz gets one vote and is on the board of voters. LOL. Guess his career strategy as a wrestler with a fake bio still motivates. Oh well. Some people do, some pretend they did.


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