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BE's Baddest Greatest Striker Tournament: #1 Mark Hunt vs. #4 Georges St. Pierre

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Striker of All Time. Today's match-up: #1 Mark Hunt vs. #4 Georges St. Pierre. Vote now!

June M. Williams

Here's an interesting result for you - in our first match of the round of 16, #2 seed Anthony Pettis easily handled #3 seed Robbie Lawler, sending the Welterweight champion packing with little trouble. What's the surprise there? Pettis struggled mightily against #7 seed Igor Vovchanchyn, yet had no problems with Ruthless. So, Igor > Lawler? We'll go with that. Next for Pettis: the winner of Lyoto vs. Vitor.

Today, our second Sweet 16 match-up, and once again, it's a fascinating one. #1 seed Mark Hunt takes on #4 seed Georges St. Pierre. GSP comes in off an easy win over Dominick Cruz, while Hunt dispatched of #8 seed Frankie Edgar, but by a slimmer margin than I would have predicted. Hunt vs. GSP is your classic styles clash - the raw power and iron chin of the Super Samoan vs. the technical and tactical game of the longtime Welterweight champion. Power vs. technique - which do you favor?

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

To vote for Mark Hunt write: Vote - Hunt

To vote for Georges St. Pierre write: Vote - GSP

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.

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