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THE TOURNAMENT TO END ALL TOURNAMENTS: Fourth Round, Brackets XLI-XLV

BRACKET XLI


Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat VS Frank Gotch

Steamboat is amazeballs in his own right, but based on...shit, just what I could find of the guy, Frank Gotch was near unbeatable in his prime.


BRACKET XLII


Hulk Hogan VS John Cena

Why settle for the watered-down new millennium version, when you can go with the original, extra-strength, real-life super hero?  LOLHoganwinz.


BRACKET XLIII


Michael Elgin VS "The Total Package" Lex Luger

Michael Elgin is one of the best kept secrets of the wrestling industry right now; dude's hella good.  His match with Davey Richards at Showdown In The Sun 2012 made me a believer.  Lex was better than most gave him credit for, but still no match for "Unbreakable".


BRACKET XLIV


Shawn Michaels VS Shelton Benjamin

How 'bout I just link to this match between the two from 2005 and let you know who wins that way.  If you are a fan of wrestling at all, you've either seen this match or should drop what you're doing and watch it right now.  (Spoilers in the recap.)


BRACKET XLV


"Ravishing" Rick Rude VS Magnus

Rick Rude makes surprisingly quick work of the former TNA World Heavyweight Champion.  It's not all Magnus's fault, but the last year and a half of his career has completely overshadowed a decent to awesome first five.  Gold and poop average out to average and Magnus is in for one hell of a Rude Awakening.


Frank Gotch defeats Ricky Steamboat
Hulk Hogan defeats John Cena
Michael Elgin defeats Lex Luger
Shawn Michaels defeats Shelton Benjamin
Rick Rude defeats Magnus

Round Four is now in the books!  Next time, we begin the Round Five: The Round of 44!


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