BE's Baddest Greatest Submission Fighter Tournament: #1 Shinya Aoki vs #2 Fedor Emelianenko

June M. Williams

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Submission Fighter of All Time. Today's match-up: #1 Shinya Aoki vs. #2 Fedor Emelianenko. Vote now!

Another fight down and another fighter into the Final 4. #1 seed Kazushi Sakuraba now joins Werdum in the Final 4. The Pride legend took out #3 seed and two division UFC champion B.J. Penn. Next up for Sakuraba? Well, that is what we're here to find out.

Today it's slot #3 in the Final 4, with the winner moving on to face The Gracie Killer. #1 seed Shinya Aoki takes on #2 Fedor Emelianenko. Huge match up here. Aoki is the overall #1 seed in the field, while Fedor is the BE's Baddest Greatest of All Time tournament winner. Either the top seed is being upset, or the GOAT is tapping out. Which will it be?

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

To vote for Shinya Aoki write: Vote - Aoki

To vote for Fedor Emelianenko write: Vote - Fedor

Voting is open for 24 hours, so get your votes in now.

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


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