Pancrase Rankings

 

 

From PANCRASE Japan -  Pancrase has updated their rankings as of December 28th with some shuffling in

the heavyweight, light heavyweight, and middleweight ranks. The rankings are as follows (clubs are shown in

parenthesis):

 

Previous Rankings

 

Open-weight

Champion: Josh Barnett (New Japan Pro-wrestling) - The 10th Open-weight King of Pancrase 

# 1 Yuki Kondo (Pancrase'ism)

# 2 Semmy Schilt (Holland/Golden Glory) - The 9th Open Weight King Of Pancrase Champion

# 3 Yoshiki Takahashi (Pancrase'ism) - The Ist Heavyweight King of Pancrase Champion

# 4 Sanae Kikuta (Pancrase Grabaka) - The 2nd Heavyweight King of Pancrase Champion

# 5 Kiuma Kunioku (Freelance) - The 1st Welterweight King of Pancrase Champion

# 6 Nathan Marquardt (U.S.A./Colorado Stars) - The 3rd Middleweight King of Pancrase Champion

# 7 Ron Waterman (U.S.A./Colorado Stars)

 

Super heavyweight - 221 lbs. & up 

Champion: Tsuyoshi Kosaka (Team Alliance) - The 1st Super heavyweight King of Pancrase

# 1 Ron Waterman (U.S.A./Colorado Stars)

# 2 Semmy Schilt (Holland/Golden Glory)

# 3 Keigo Takamori (Pancrase Megaton)

# 4 Tim Lajcik (U.S.A./Gladiators Training Academy) 

# 5 Sehaku (RJW/Central)

# 6 Jun Ishii (Chojin Club)

# 7 Jimmy Ambriz (U.S.A./NJPW) 

# 8 Alex Roberts (KJK)

# 9 Kengo (Pancrase'ism)

 

Heavyweight - 199lbs.- 221lbs.

Champion - Yoshiki Takahashi (Pancrase'ism) - The 1st Heavyweight King of Pancrase

# 1 Sehaku (RJW/Central) - Up one position from # 2

# 2 Tsuyoshi Ozawa (Zendokai) - Up one position from # 3

# 3 Shamoji Fujii (freelance) - Up one position from # 4

# 4 Jason Godsey (U.S.A./I.F. Academy) - Up one position from # 5

# 5 Kobus Huisamen (South Africa./Steve's Gym) - Down four positions from # 1

 

Light heavyweight - 181lbs.- 199lbs.

Champion - Yuki Kondo (Pancrase'ism) - The 3rd Light heavyweight King of Pancrase 

# 1 Sanae Kikuta (Pancrase Grabaka) 

# 2 Akihiro Gono (Pancrase Grabaka) 

# 3 Nilson de Castro (Brazil/Chute Boxe Academy) 

# 4 David Terrell (Cesar Gracie)

# 5 Kestutis Arbocius (Lithuania/Latvia Shidokan) - Added

# 6 Daisuke Watanabe (Pancrase'ism) - Down one position from # 5

# 7 Fabio Leopoldo (Brazil/Renzo Gracie Jiu Jitsu Academy) - Down one position from # 6

# 8 Yuki Sasaki (Pancrase Grabaka) - Down one position from # 7

# 9  Gustavo "Ximu" Machado (Gracie Barra) - Down one position from # 8

# 10 Keiichiro Yamamiya (Pancrase'ism) - Down one position from # 9

 

Middleweight - 165.7lbs.- 181lbs.

Champion - Nathan Marquardt (U.S.A./Colorado Stars) - The 5th Middleweight KOP 

# 1 Izuru Takeuchi (SK Absolute)

# 2 Kazuo Misaki (Pancrase Grabaka)

# 3 Yushin Okami (Wajutsu Keishukai Tokyo Hombu)

# 4 Eiji Ishikawa (Pancrase Grabaka)

# 5 Hiromitsu Mura (Megaton-Tokin)

# 6 Yuichi Nakanishi (Freelance) - Up two positions from # 8

# 7 Deisuke Hanazawa13 (MMA Dojo CobraKai) - Up two positions from # 9

# 8 Osami Shibuya (Pancrase ism) - Up two positions from # 10

# 9  Kiuma Kunioku (Freelance) - Down two positions from # 7

# 10 Crosley Gracie (Ralph Gracie) - Down four positions from # 6

 

Welterweight - 152.5lbs.- 165.7lbs.

Champion - Vacant - The 2nd Welterweight King of Pancrase

# 1 Hidehiko Hasegawa (SK Absolute)

# 2 Koji Oishi (Pancrase'ism)

# 3 Heath Sims (Team Quest)

# 4 Hidetaka Monma (Wajutsu Keishukai A-3)

# 5 Takafumi Ito (Pancrase'ism)

# 6 Katsuya Inoue (RJW/Central)

# 7 Satoru Kitaoka (Pancrase'ism)

# 8 Yuji Hoshino (Wajutsu Keishukai Gods)

# 9 Takuya Wada (SK Absolute)

# 10 Kenji Arai (Pancrase ism)


Lightweight -141.4lbs.- 152.5lbs.

Vacant

Featherweight - under 141.4lbs.

Vacant

 

 

 

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(12/29/04)