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BE’s Baddest Greatest Light Heavyweight: #2 Dan Henderson vs. #3 Randy Couture

Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Light Heavyweight of All Time. Today's match-up: #2 Dan Henderson vs. #3 Randy Couture. Vote now!

To the surprise of presumably no one, #1 seed Mauricio Rua has advanced to the Sweet 16. Shogun took advantage of the old Pride rules and stomped the grounded #8 Vladimir Matyushenko into a pulp, taking home the final spot in the next round by a score of 29-6.

With that, round 1 is over. Not the most dramatic round, with most fights going as expected. But things get a lot tougher now.

Today, we start with a bang and maybe the match-up I am most intrigued by in this entire tournament, as long-time Team Quest partners do battle. It’s #2 Dan Henderson vs. #3 Randy Couture. Two former champions of the division, and also two men who never felt confined to a single weight class. Let’s see how this plays out.

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

Tournament bracket (click to enlarge):

BE Baddest Light Heavyweight Full Bracket

Tournament graphics provided by June M. Williams.

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