The nominees are in, the field is set, and it's time to get underway. Today, the BE's Baddest MMA Greatest Submission Fighter of All Time Tournament begins. Take a look at the full bracket below. Shinya Aoki comes in as the overall #1 seed, with Kazushi Sakuraba, Frank Mir, and Demian Maia rounding out the top 4 slots. Should be an interesting tournament.
Today, UFC 169 main event fighter Urijah Faber looks to earn the win Renan Barao denied him this past weekend. He's the #4 seed here, taking on #5 seed Joe Lauzon. Your votes determine which one of these submission aces moves on to the next round.
In order to vote, simply leave a comment. In the subject line make sure you follow these guidelines:
To vote for Urijah Faber write: Vote - Faber
To vote for Joe Lauzon write: Vote - Lauzon
Voting is open for 24 hours, so get your votes in now.
Updated tournament bracket (click to enlarge):
Thanks to June M. Williams for the tournament bracket graphic.