We began with 64 names. Now there are sixteen. By the end of this week, we will cut that number in half. As always, our Twitter will have all pertinent updates.
Top seed Pornsak Pongthong strolled past another opponent in Round 2. Bak Bak couldn’t slow down our Thai juggernaut; can Marijuana Warr? The woman who beat Narnia Overall in round 2 has a chance to make it 3 upsets in 3 rounds, but she’ll lose a lot of the sophomoric vote this time around.
The other half of the Bulltron Sweet Sixteen features Dr. David L. Dickensheets against Yolanda Squatpump. Dickensheets did well to win his doctor fight against Skyhawk Fadigan, M.D., but Yolanda is a woman on a mission. With two blowouts under her belt, she seems destined for a pitched Elite Eight battle against Mr. Pongthong. Still, she must be careful of a classic trap name in the Sweet Sixteen. Dr. Dickensheets is the clear underdog, but he’s a much stronger contender than Mrs. Squatpump’s round 2 victim, Ursula A. Hofacker. The doctor must not be taken lightly.
Listen up, y’all, you’re about to witness something many men don’t see in a lifetime. Button your britches, circle the wagons and bring out the bubbly: we done got ourselves a doctor fight.
In one corner: David L. Dickensheets, infectious disease specialist. In the other: Skyhawk Fadigan, family practitioner. Who will live to battle another day?
The final Bulltron matchup this round begins with Ursula A. Hofacker, chemistry lecturer. She’ll be facing Usual Suspects makeup artist Yolanda Squatpump. No matter who wins, we’re going to see a vowel-heavy woman facing somebody with a medical degree next round.
The fun part of the tournament is getting underway — champions have emerged from the fold, making for more heated matchups. Follow us on Twitter for all the action as it develops.
ALERT: Staats Battle has been disqualified. Though the NC State guard‘s name is real and excellent, we recently learned that he had previously been considered by the NOTY High Committee. In the interest of a fresh tournament, he’s been removed. In his place, please welcome Roxanne Stackable to the bracket. More on her in a bit.
First, we open up what is shaping up to be of the most grisly bloodbaths of the first round. The 6-seed is Dr. David L. Dickensheets, doctor at the Infectious Disease Services of Georgia. Whether or not his job title enhances the overall gestalt comes down to personal preference, but even if you’re not a fan of the Dr. prefix, there’s no denying that this man’s last name is Dickensheets.
For what it’s worth, the Infectious Disease Services of Georgia is located in Cumming, GA.
He’s up against Arquimedes Caminero, a rookie reliever for the Miami Marlins and a late addition to our bracket. Arquimedes replaced the recently DQ’d Bacarri Rambo. I admit that as a huge baseball fan, Arquimedes should’ve been on my radar much earlier. Instead, like most of South Florida, I’ve only watched about three innings of Marlins baseball this year. At any rate, he is a worthy contender, and not just because of his 4/1 strikeout-to-walk ratio.
So will Dr. David L. Dickensheets survive? Or will Arquimedes Caminero have a ‘Eureka!’ moment and pull the upset? You can decide in the poll below:
In our second matchup, we’re pitting 3-seed Skyhawk Fadigan, M.D. against the aforementioned Roxanne Stackable. She specializes in family practice and is therefore a personal favorite of all children who wish to have a doctor named SkyHawk. Last time I checked, that’s all of them.
We can’t, however, count out Roxanne Stackable. A cooking enthusiast, Roxanne would fit well into a Name of the Year superhero fanfic. Perhaps she’d make a fierce love interest for our hero, Johnny Moustache, who together with his dependable sidekick Joe Shortsleeve must save the world from his nemesis, uh, Nemesis Vega.
Will Skyhawk soar above Roxanne? Decide in the poll below, and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @NOTYTourney for all updates. The first round of Bulltron Regional voting ends on Sunday.