(This bracket ain’t big enough for the both of ‘em. Photo courtesy of CombatLifestyle.com)
Ladies and gentlemen — but mostly gentlemen, we’re assuming — your votes have been tabulated, and we’re proud to announce the winners of our “2011 Hottest Women in MMA Grand Prix” quarterfinals. Read on to see who has advanced to the Final Four, and come back tomorrow afternoon to start voting on the semi-finals.
Arianny Celeste [#1 seed] vs. Kenda Perez [#5]
Well, you guys fought to love her. The UFC ring girl icon cruised to an easy victory over the Best of Pride host, earning 71.6% of the vote.
Mercedes Terrell [#6] vs. Rhian Sugden [#2]
The Upset Kid does it again! In a knockout reminiscent of Henderson/Bisping, Bellator’s alpha-babe sends the British strumpet packing after taking 59.2% of your votes.
ARIANNY CELESTE WILL FACE MERCEDES TERRELL IN THE SEMI-FINALS
Gina Carano [#1] vs. Shannon Lee Marr [#5]
Conviction’s comeback continues — Gina collected 67.1% of the vote against Shannon, and clinched her spot in the Final Four.
Kelli Hutcherson [#3] vs. Brittney Palmer [#2]
Fan-favorite Brittney Palmer won another landslide victory, scoring 77.2% of the vote against Miss Strikeforce. But the UFC ring girl is about to face a huge step up in competition…
GINA CARANO WILL FACE BRITTNEY PALMER IN THE SEMI-FINALS