BE's Baddest MMA Greatest of All Time Tournament: #1 Jon Jones vs #5 Shogun Rua

June M. Williams

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #1 Jon Jones vs #5 Shogun Rua. Vote now!

For the second time in the Sweet 16, the #2 seed has been upended by the #3 seed. First, it was Dan Henderson getting things done against Kazushi Sakuraba, and now Matt Hughes has knocked off Chuck Liddell, 92-75. Hughes moves on the Elite 8, and a shot at Anderson Silva.

Today, our third #1 seed attempts to make his way into the next round. Up to bat is UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones (19-1). Interestingly, he takes on the very man he defeated for that belt, #5 Shogun Rua (21-8). Will history repeat itself with a Jones win, or will the year of the upset make its way into our tournament?

In order to vote, simply leave a comment. In the subject line make sure you follow these guidelines:

To vote for Jon Jones write: Vote - Jones

To vote for Shogun Rua write: Vote - Rua

Voting is open for 24 hours, so get your votes in now. Who will be the GOAT?

Updated tournament bracket (click to enlarge):

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Thanks to June M. Williams for the tournament bracket graphic.

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