In the battle of Pancrase catch wrestling vs. Brazilian jiu jitsu, it was jiu jitsu that came out ahead. Old school armbar master Rickson Gracie took out Josh Barnett, 52-27. With that, our first Sweet 16 match-up is official, and it's a good one. Rickson Gracie vs. Kazushi Sakuraba. Get ready.
Today, a battle between two very different generations of Heavyweights. #1 seed and former UFC Heavyweight champion Frank Mir takes on one of the UFC's first dominant Heavyweights, #8 seed Dan Severn. It's your classic wrestling vs. jiu jitsu battle. Your votes decide who takes the win.
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Thanks to June M. Williams for the tournament bracket graphic.