Amazing! Genki Sudo did the unthinkable, defeating the Cowboy to advance to the Sweet 16. At least, that’s the story I’m telling myself. Because the alternative - the idea that Donald Cerrone would defeat Genki by a lopsided score of 50-13 is just too unthinkable. But alas, we are not all one. Cowboy moves on. Gilbert Melendez awaits him. I’m sorry Genki.
Today, the overall tournament top seed steps in to face the man who just barely eeked into the field at all. It’s #1 B.J. Penn vs. #8 JZ Cavalcante in a battle of guys who have no need for your fancy-pants full first names. UFC champion vs. Hero’s champion (and Titan, but whatever). One moves on - your votes determine who.
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To vote for B.J. Penn write: Vote - Penn
To vote for Gesias Cavalcante write: Vote - Cavalcante
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.