Another BE Baddest, another upset. For the third time so far this tournament, a lower seeded fighter pulled off the upset win. This time, it was #5 Cain Velasquez who had very little trouble with #4 Yoel Romero, taking him out with a score of 41-22. Let's all remember Romero with this - it may not have been enough to help him advance, but it might be the coolest gif that gets posted all tournament. Cain now faces the winner of the upcoming Josh Koscheck vs. Ben Askren battle.
Today, like Mighty Mouse vs. Cruz, here we have another fight that took place in the real world. #3 seed Chael Sonnen vs. #6 seed Demian Maia. When they faced off at UFC 95, it was Maia's grappling that made the difference. Now, with the spotlight on wrestling, will the outcome be different?
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Updated tournament bracket (click to enlarge):
BE Baddest Wrestler Full Bracket
Thanks to June M. Williams for the tournament bracket graphic.