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Reader poll Our recent piece on the verbal spat between China's kung fu monks and an anonymous gobby net ninja provoked a certain amount of reader speculation as to who might in fact be the meanest kick-ass mutha on the planet.

Well, we have a certain amount of clout ourselves down at Vulture Central, and a quick phone call to Don King confirmed that if El Reg readers were to pick their top contenders for the title, the Don would be able to arrange a last-man-standing 15-rounder to decide the matter once and for all.

Accordingly, we invite you to vote for who you'd like to see go head-to-head. The televised death match showdown is, of course, subject to combatants' availability and other contractual considerations, so Vulture Central reserves the right to substitute our own homegrown champion - John "Fist of Titanium" Lettice - whose editorial prowess is matched only by his merciless single-handed combat skills. Let the games begin:

Come on then if you think you're hard enough...

James Bond
Jason Bourne
The Bucaramanga karate school
Naomi Campbell
Ninja assassins
Chuck Norris
Pirates
Shaolin Temple kung fu monks
Steven Seagal
Bruce Willis

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