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BE’s Baddest Greatest Lightweight: #1 Benson Henderson vs. #8 Yves Edwards

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Lightweight of All Time. Today's match-up: #1 Ben Henderson vs. #8 Yves Edwards. Vote now!

Surprised? Nate Diaz showed why he is a #3 seed and a dark horse in this tournament when he took out #6 seed, JMMA veteran Caol Uno with ease. Diaz took the win 44-12 in a dominant performance that very few were able to see for Uno. Diaz now moves on to the Sweet 16 and a clash with the winner of Tony Ferguson vs. Michael Chandler.

Today, it’s a battle between one of our top seeds and one of the earliest marquee fighters of the division. #1 seed and former UFC champion Benson Henderson takes on the man long called the uncrowned UFC champ, #8 seed Yves Edwards. Is Thugjitsu enough to give Yves the big upset? Your votes decide.

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

To vote for Ben Henderson write: Vote - Henderson

To vote for Yves Edwards write: Vote - Edwards

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

Tournament bracket (click to enlarge):

BE Baddest Lightweight Full Bracket

Tournament graphics provided by June M. Williams.

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