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!

Fool co-founder David Gardner doesn't own shares of any of the companies mentioned. VMware is a Motley Fool Rule Breakers selection. The Fool owns shares of Teva Pharmaceutical. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.