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The greatest buzzers in history: Season five, round two

Eight match ups left! Help us make it four.

UPDATE: This round is now closed. You can vote on ROUND THREE here.

The “greatest buzzer” bracket of American Ninja Warrior season five has moved into round two! We have a feeling voting is only going to get more difficult as we go on. In just the first round, there were run-away winners, but there were also close calls. In the case of Noah Kaufman vs Jesse La Flair, we had to actually call in a tie breaker vote since they were locked in a dead tie.

Round two basically pits legends against legends. These are some tough decisions. But, you have to make hard choices in life! Vote below to decide which buzzers advance to the next round.

You can look over round one here.

You can vote in all the open rounds with the link below.

There’s more info on the bracket set up at the bottom of this article.

Poll

David Campbell or Jesse La Flair?

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  • 72%
    David Campbell
    (76 votes)
  • 27%
    Jesse La Flair
    (29 votes)
105 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Brian Wilczewski or Elet Hall?

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  • 59%
    Brian Wilczewski
    (62 votes)
  • 40%
    Elet Hall
    (42 votes)
104 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Flip Rodriguez or Drew Drechsel?

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  • 24%
    Flip Rodriguez
    (25 votes)
  • 75%
    Drew Drechsel
    (79 votes)
104 votes total Vote Now

Poll

David Campbell or Jamie Rahn?

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  • 49%
    David Campbell
    (50 votes)
  • 50%
    Jamie Rahn
    (51 votes)
101 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Travis Rosen or Flip Rodriguez?

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  • 35%
    Travis Rosen
    (35 votes)
  • 65%
    Flip Rodriguez
    (65 votes)
100 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Isaac Caldiero or Brian Arnold?

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  • 36%
    Isaac Caldier
    (37 votes)
  • 63%
    Brian Arnold
    (64 votes)
101 votes total Vote Now

Poll

James McGrath or Drew Drechsel?

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  • 37%
    James McGrath
    (36 votes)
  • 62%
    Drew Drechsel
    (61 votes)
97 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Brent Steffensen or Brian Arnold?

This poll is closed

  • 30%
    Brent Steffensen
    (30 votes)
  • 69%
    Brian Arnold
    (69 votes)
99 votes total Vote Now

Ground rules

  • We’re starting with season four in 2012.
  • That was the first season the show started traveling from location to location, and that the National Finals were held in Las Vegas. Also, we’re starting with this season because that’s as far back as we can find videos for the runs on one of the two different official YouTube accounts that archive them. This one with G4 and USA Network videos and this one with NBC videos.
  • The run has to have a video on one of those channels.
  • We feel it’s important for the voters to be able to watch the runs. That way, even if they weren’t watching way back in 2012, they can still participate in the vote. We realize this excludes buzzer runs that aren’t posted. The system is not perfect. We’ve accepted that.
  • They have to hit a buzzer.
  • There are many, MANY ways to qualify a run as great: If the person made history of some kind, if they overcame something, if they just really grit it out. But our mind exploded trying to figure out a bracket of polls that included ALL the runs, so we’re just talking about buzzers this time.
  • The match ups are pretty random.
  • They’re just related to how the videos are sorted on the YouTube pages. No other thought went into it. Oh well. :)
  • If an additional run is needed to balance the bracket, we’ll include the “Last Ninja Standing” run of that season. Think of it as a wildcard.
  • We’ll move through all the seasons, and then circle back through the rounds.