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?
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Updated tournament bracket (click to enlarge):
Thanks to June M. Williams for the tournament bracket graphic.