David Gardner, co-founder and Chief Rule Breaker at The Motley Fool, has taken the bloodthirsty Battle Royale to the big screen. The battles feature eight stocks drawn at random from the top 250 of most interest to Fool readers, randomized again into a standard eight-team tournament bracket.

Today's competitors? YRC Worldwide (Nasdaq: YRCW) takes on Teva Pharmaceutical (Nasdaq: TEVA), Goodyear Tire & Rubber (NYSE: GT) goes against Affymax (Nasdaq: AFFY), VMware (NYSE: VMW) battles DryShips (Nasdaq: DRYS), and Nordic American Tanker Shipping (NYSE: NAT) hunts down Hatteras Financial (NYSE: HTS). May the best company win!