March Mayhem II Spotlight Match: Hot Rod (3) vs Armada Optimus Prime (30)

This continues to be a match to watch.  For as far apart as number 3 Hot Rod and number 30 Armada Optimus Prime are in the seedings, this is a closer contest than expected!  Bendy Prime really has a chance against Pre-Prime here.  Read on for the links to cast your vote, and to discuss!
Cast your votes in the March Mayhem II forum here.  The 16 polls for the Brawn Division will remain open until 11:59pm (EDT) on Friday, March 18.
You can discuss the picks, matchups, and results in our generalized thread here.
“YOU’RE the master of this contest! Will you vote for the strongest player? Will you vote for the fan favorite? It’s your call! Make your selection, then tell others why and try to influence their votes!”
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