Round 1 of our first-ever Dancing with the Stars Ultimate Pro Partner Showdown
is now complete, with hundreds of your votes going to decide the winners of our eight original ballroom battles.View Our Round 1 Results of the Ultimate Pro Partner Showdown
Now it's time to vote again, and the competition is heating up: old pros like Derek Hough and Edyta Sliwinska walked away with easy first-round victories over their lesser-known competitors, but now we're down to our elite eight pros, all beloved for different reasons, and it's anyone's game!
It's up to you to see who moves on to the Final Four, so vote wisely and rally around your favorites. Vote for your picks in the "Elegant 8" below![UPDATE:
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Week 2: "The Elegant 8"Match-up #1: Tall, Dark and Demanding
These two aren't afraid to ask a lot of their partners and get fiery on (and off) the floor. Who wins your heart with his tough love?
Maksim Chmerkovskiy VS. Tony DovolaniWINNER: Maksim, 66%
Match-up #2: Sexy Veterans
It's the pro who's been on every season against the original two-time mirrorball champ. Who really
rules the dance floor?
Edyta Sliwinska VS. Cheryl BurkeWINNER: Edyta, 53%
Match-up #3: Boyhood Ballroom BFFs
These two grew up competing and singing together, and share a deep, bromantic love that's real. Tell the truth: which brother from another mother do you
Derek Hough VS. Mark Ballas WINNER: Derek, 61%
Match-up #4: Fresh-Faced and Fierce
These gals may be short in stature, but not in their drive to win, though neither has gone all the way on DWTS yet. Who will you send to possible victory in this showdown?
Chelsie Hightower VS. Anna TrebunskayaWINNER: Chelsie, 67%
Voting in this round ends Thursday, April 29, so rally around your favorite pros to make sure they advance to Round 3!