Pancrase Rankings

 

 

From PANCRASE Japan -  Pancrase has updated their rankings as of March 18th with movement in five

divisions. The ranking 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 Tsuyoshi Kosaka (Team Alliance)  - New Entry

# 3 Ron Waterman (U.S.A./Colorado Stars) - Up four positions from # 7

# 4 Yoshiki Takahashi (Pancrase'ism) - Down one spot from # 3

# 5 Sanae Kikuta (Pancrase Grabaka) - Down one spot from # 4

 

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 Keigo Takamori (Pancrase Megaton) - Up one position from # 3

# 3 Jimmy Ambriz (U.S.A./NJPW)  - Up four positions from # 7

# 4 Alex Roberts (KJK) - Up four positions from # 8

# 5 Jun Ishii (Chojin Club) - Up one position from # 6

 

Heavyweight - 199lbs.- 221lbs.

Champion - vacant

# 1 Ryuta Noji (Pancrase Megaton) - New Entry

# 2 Sehaku (RJW/Central) - Down one spot from # 1

# 3 Tsuyoshi Ozawa (Zendokai) - Down one spot from # 2

 

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)

# 6 Daisuke Watanabe (Pancrase'ism)

# 7 Gustavo "Ximu" Machado (Gracie Barra) - Up two positions from # 9

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

# 9 Yuki Sasaki (Pancrase Grabaka) - Down one spot from # 8

# 10 Keiichiro Yamamiya (Pancrase'ism)

 

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)

# 7 Deisuke Hanazawa13 (MMA Dojo CobraKai)

# 8 Osami Shibuya (Pancrase ism)

# 9  Kiuma Kunioku (Freelance)

# 10 Crosley Gracie (Ralph Gracie)

 

Welterweight - 152.5lbs.- 165.7lbs.

Champion - Vacant - The 2nd Welterweight King of Pancrase

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

# 2 Satoru Kitaoka (Pancrase'ism) - Up five positions from # 7

# 3 Hidehiko Hasegawa (SK Absolute) - Down two positions from # 1

# 4 Koji Oishi (Pancrase'ism) - Down one position from # 3

# 5 Heath Sims (Team Quest)  - Down one position from # 4

# 6 Hidetaka Monma (Wajutsu Keishukai A-3)  - Down one position from # 5

# 7 Takafumi Ito (Pancrase'ism) - Down one position from # 6

# 8 Yuji Hoshino (Wajutsu Keishukai Gods)

# 9 Takuya Wada (SK Absolute)

# 10 Kenji Arai (Pancrase ism)


Lightweight -141.4lbs.- 152.5lbs.

TBD

Featherweight - under 141.4lbs.

TBD

 

 

 

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(3/18/05)