The Martial Arts Master Sweet Sixteen


Round one of the Martial Arts Master bracket is over. Here are the winners and losers.

Books/Comics

Batman (Batman) vs Ozymandias (Watchmen)
Ra's al Ghul (Batman) vs Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes)
Beowulf (Beowulf) vs Iron Fist (Iron Fist)
Elektra (Daredevil) vs Hercules (Hercules)


Television

Sterling Archer (Archer) vs Walker Texas Ranger (Walker Texas Ranger)
Kenshiro (Fist of the North Star) vs Saitama (One Punch Man)
Kano (Green Hornet) vs Rock Lee (Naruto)
Dayman (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) vs Uncle Jackie (Jackie Chan Adventures)


Movies

Frank Dux (Bloodsport) vs Neo (The Matrix)
Wong Fey Yong (Drunken Master) vs Po (Kung Fu Panda)
Lee (Enter the Dragon) vs The Bride (Kill Bill)
Jet Li in Hero (Hero) vs Mr Miyagi (The Karate Kid)


Video Games

Tifa Lockhart (Final Fantasy VII) vs Martial Law (Tekken)
Mike Hagar (Final Fight) vs Chun Li (Street Fighter)
Kratos (God of War) vs Arnold Wesker (Resident Evil)
Snake (Metal Gear) vs Liu Kang (Mortal Kombat)

Casualties of the first round include One Punch Man, Master of Karate The Dayman, all of the literary characters, and the only characters played by Jean Claude Van Damme, Jet Li, and Bruce Lee. Here are the Sweet Sixteen match ups.


Books/Comics

Batman (Batman) vs Elektra (Daredevil)
Ra's al Ghul (Batman) vs Iron Fist (Iron Fist)


Television

Uncle Jackie (Jackie Chan Adventures) vs Walker Texas Ranger (Walker Texas Ranger)
Kenshiro (Fist of the North Star) vs Rock Lee (Naruto)


Movies

Mr Miyagi (The Karate Kid) vs Neo (The Matrix)
The Bride (Kill Bill) vs Po (Kung Fu Panda)


Video Games

Tifa Lockhart (Final Fantasy VII) vs Liu Kang (Mortal Kombat)
Kratos (God of War) vs Chun Li (Street Fighter)


Here is where you come in. Vote on the second round on our polling page. We encourage you to share the voting with friends who have an opinion on any of these character. The results of the voting will be announced on the next Mad Bracket Status show, which we stream live on our Facebook page. You can check out the whole bracket on our Challonge page

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Matthew Nando Kelly is an incredibly cool and handsome staff writer for Pop-Break who was allowed to write his own bio. Aside from weekly Flash reviews, he writes about film, television, music, and video games. He loves U2, cats, and the New Orleans Saints. His twitter handle is @NationofNando