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MAY 2005 - ADCC's TOP TEN MMA!
Submitted by: ADCC NEWS / MMA Editor
Posted On 05/04/2005
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under 145 lbs.
#1 Alexandre 'Pequeno' Nogueira (Brazil)
#2 Rumina Sato (Japan)
#3 Jens Pulver (Miletich Fighting Systems, USA)
#4 Norifumi 'Kid' Yamamoto (Japan)
#5 Ivan Menjivar (Costa Rica)
#6 Mike Brown (Team Elite, USA)
#7 Tetsuo Katsuta (Japan)
#8 Hiroyuki Takaya (Japan)
#9 Joao Roque (Nova Uniao, Brazil)
#10 Hiroyuki Abe (Japan)

145.1 - 155 lbs.
#1 Takanori Gomi (SHOOTO, Japan)
#2 Joachim Hansen (Team Scandinavia, Oslo, Norway)
#3 Yves Edwards (ThugJitsu, USA)
#4 Genki Sudo (Japan)
#5 Luis Azeredo (Brazil)
#6 Tatsuya Kawajiri (Japan)
#7 Vitor 'Shaolin' Ribeiro (Nova Uniao, Brazil)
#8 Josh Thompson (Team AKA, USA)
#9 Rich Clementi (Team Extreme, USA)
#10 Caol Uno (Brazilian TOP TEAM, Fortalez, Brazil)

155.1 - 170 lbs.
#1 BJ Penn (USA)
#2 Matt Hughes (Miletich Fighting Systems,, USA)
#3 Akira Kikuchi (Japan)
#4 George St Pierre (TKO, Canada)
#5 Frank Trigg (rAw, USA)
#6 Diego Sanchez (USA)
#7 Karo Parisyan (USA)Sean Sherk (USA)
#8 Nick Diaz (Cesar Gracie, USA)
#9 Chris Lytle (Integrated Fighting, USA)
#10 Rodrigo Gracie (Team Renzo Gracie, USA)

170.1 - 185 lbs.
#1 Evan Tanner (Team Quest, USA)
#2 Ryo Chonan (Japan)
#3 Rich Franklin (Team EXTREME, USA)
#4 Yuki Kondo (Japan)
#5 Anderson Silva (Brazil)
#6 Ivan Salaverry (USA)
#7 Jeremy Horn (Team Extreme, USA)
#8 Denis Kang (ATT, Korea)
#9 Masanori Suda (SHOOTO Champion, Japan)
#10 Lee MurrayGudtavo 'Ximu' (Brazil)

185.1 - 205 lbs.
#1 Wanderlei Silva (Chute Boxe, Brazil)
#2 Chuck Liddell (USA)
#3 Igor Vovchanchin (Belarus)
#4 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (Brazilian TOP TEAM, Brazil)
#5 Renato 'Babalu' Sobral (Gracie Barra Combat Team, Brazil)
#6 Randy Couture (Team Quest, USA)
#7 Kazuhiro Nakamura (Japan)
#8 Alistair Overeem (Holland)
#9 Mauricio 'Shogun' (Brazil)
#10 Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson (USA)

205.1 lbs and Up.
#1 Emilianenko Fedor (Red Devil, Russia)
#2 Andrei Orlovski (Belarus)
#3 Mirko Filipovic (Croatia)
#4 Rodrigo 'Minotauro' Nogueira (Brazilian TOP TEAM, Brazil)
#5 Emilianenko Alexander (Red Devil, Russia)
#6 Frank Mir (USA)
#7 Paul Buentello (USA)
#8 Sergei Kharitonov (Russia)
#9 Tim Sylvia (Miletich Fighting Systems, USA)
#10 Josh Barnett (NJPW, USA)


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