Summer Bikini Smackdown Final Four Voting Begins (Plus Elite 8 Results)

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There’s no better excuse than summer to have a 64-babe, single-elimination bikini bracket. We’ll be rolling out the matchups for the entire month of July. Voting on Final Four contests will remain open until Sunday, July 31 at 10 p.m. ET.

The road to the Final Four was paved with some upsets, a number of blowouts and a ton of women in bikinis. The last four women standing are: 1-seed Adriana Lima, representing the Classics region; 3-seed JWOWW, who hails from the Reality region; 3-seed Jessica Alba out of the Hollywood region; and 4-seed Shakira, who emerged from The Studio region. Props to all of them.

Before you hit the polls for the matchups, let’s take a look back at the ladies’ respective paths. Adriana Lima was the only 1-seed to make it through, taking down Drew Barrymore, 9-seed Salma Hayek, fellow Victoria’s Secret Angel Gisele Bündchen and finally, 2-seed Brooklyn Decker. En route to her matchup with Lima, JWOWW blazed a high-scoring path through Kourtney Kardashian, Holly Madison, 15-seed Brooke Hogan and 8-seed Lauren Conrad.

On the other side of the bracket, Jessica Alba slaughtered Leighton Meester, Angelina Jolie, Jessica Biel and Eva Mendes, all by double digits. Her opponent Shakira had a tougher road against 2-seed Vanessa Minnillo, Laura Prepon and Miley Cyrus, with a close call against Jessica Simpson, whom she beat by only five points.

Now here they all are. The championship will begin on Monday, Aug. 1 and the winner will be announced on Wednesday, Aug. 3. Without further ado, on with the Smackdown!

UPDATE: Voting has now closed for this round. Vote in the current match-ups here.

Classics vs. Reality

(1) Girl in the Victoria’s Secret catalogs, Adriana Lima vs. (3) Jersey Shore“‘s JWOWW


Hollywood vs. The Studio

(3) Mexican bombshell Jessica Alba vs. (4) Booty-shakin’ Shakira

Elite 8 Results

Reality

(3) JWOWW (66.46) def. (8) Lauren Conrad (33.54)

The Studio

(4) Shakira (60.38) def. (2) Vanessa Minnillo (39.62)

Hollywood

(3) Jessica Alba (74.32) def. (12) Eva Mendes (25.68)

Classics

(1) Adriana Lima (53.1) def. (2) Brooklyn Decker (46.9)