We’re up to Round 3 AKA the Sweet 16 in XXL’s Baddest Chick in the Game Tournament.
Round 2 saw its share of upsets as Beyonce, the No. 1 seed in the Wifeys and Exes bracket, became the first top seed to fall after losing to No. 8 seed Kimbella. The match saw both beauties go through countless lead changes until Kimb edged out Ms. Knowles in the final moments. Kimbella is now slated to face off with No.4 seed Jennifer Lopez in the Sweet 16.
After surviving Lil’ Kim in the first round, Nicki Minaj became the second No.2 seed to see an early exit, having lost at the hands of Mya. Mya, a No.10 in the Rhythm & Booty bracket, will now compete against Cassie, a No.3 seed in the same bracket. Somaya Reece, a No.15 seed in the Hollyhood bracket, officially became the tournament’s Cinderalla story after pulverizing No. 10 seed Angela Simmons. Somaya has her work cut out for her in the next round, as she’s scheduled to face No.6 seed Meagan Good. The Waist Deep actress easily disposed of No.3 seed Selita Ebanks in the second round.
Amber Rose and Alicia Keys both continued their road to the Final Four. They’re now set to face off in the next round. Other upsets included No. 11 seed Maliah Michel beating No. 3 seed Angela Lola Luv in the Candy Shop bracket while No. 10 seed Keyshia Dior beat No. 2 seed Vida Guerra— making Vida the third No. 3 seed to be eliminated. Dior and Michel are now set to compete in the next round while No. 1 seed Melyssa Ford will take on No. 5 seed Dollicia Bryan.
Tomorrow Round 4 AKA the Elite 8 competition will start at noon. Be sure to vote now. —XXL Staff