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BE's Baddest Greatest MMA Wrestler: #3 Jake Shields vs #6 Josh Barnett

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Wrestler of All Time. Today's match-up: #3 Jake Shields vs. #6 Josh Barnett. Vote now!

June M. Williams

We are just a few days away from Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II, and here in BE's Baddest, we are one step closer to Jones vs. Cormier III. Jones has already moved on to the Sweet 16, and now Cormier joins him. The #1 seed had no trouble dispatching #8 Matt Lindland, sending Team Quest to 0-2 already. Next week, we'll see how Team Quest OG Randy Couture fares.

Today, we get our first real tough call in the tournament. On one side, former Strikeforce, Elite XC, and Shooto champion, #3 seed Jake Shields. His opponent is the catch wrestling master, #6 Josh Barnett. Two very effective wrestlers, but also two men with very different styles. I'm looking forward to hearing your arguments on this one folks.

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

To vote for Jake Shields write: Vote - Shields

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

Updated tournament bracket (click to enlarge):

BE Baddest Wrestler Full Bracket

BE Baddest Wrestler Full Bracket

Thanks to June M. Williams for the tournament bracket graphic.

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