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BE’s Greatest MMA Fight of All Time Tournament - SWEET SIXTEEN: #3 Jones vs Gustafsson 1 #5 Silva vs. Rampage 2

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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow’s Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Fight of All Time. Today we have #3 Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson 1 taking on #5 Wanderlei Silva vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson 2. Vote now!

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SWEET SIXTEEN, Bout 3 Results
Brackets via June M. Williams

The blue corner is back today for our BE’s BADDEST Tournament Series to figure out what is the single Greatest MMA Fight Of All Time — that one to watch before the world ends. Today we have the #3 seed, Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson 1, going heads up with the #5 ranked, Wanderlei Silva vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson 2.

In yesterday’s tournament matchup, the red corner saw two classic tilts go at it when #3 Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2 bumped heads with #5 Eddie Alvarez vs. Justin Gaethje. By a margin of 22-13, Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2 will now move on to face #1 Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald 2 in the quarter finals.

Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson 1 was a Main Event UFC Light Heavyweight Championship Bout for UFC 165 back in September, 2013. A fight worthy of its induction into the UFC Hall of Fame, Jones and Gus waged war for five thrilling rounds and ended in a controversial decision that’s still debated to this day. Our Champion, Jones, was a huge favorite and our Challenger, Gustafsson, a massive underdog. They had an epic battle; Jones winning via Unanimous Decision with the judges scorecards coming in at 48/47, 48/47 and 49/46 . The results didn’t stop Gustafsson from being terribly proud of his performance and wanting an immediate rematch.

Wanderlei Silva vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson 2 was for PRIDE’s middleweight title and went down at PRIDE 28: High Octane back on Halloween of 2004. What a crazy scrap this was! Both men were throwing heat. Both men were getting rocked. In the end, Silva was able to put together a combination that staggered Rampage, before a vicious knee sent a limp Jackson falling through the ropes.

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Voting is open for 22 hours, so get your votes in now.

Tournament bracket (click to enlarge):

BE’s BADDEST Tournament, Greatest Fight of All Time, Fight to Watch Before World Ends, Fight Bracket, Bracket, Tournament, GFOAT, Round 2, Sweet Sixteen, Rd 2 Bout 3 Results, Tourney Results
SWEET SIXTEEN, Bout 3 Results
Brackets via June M. Williams