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The Avengers Movie Guide

Avengers Showdown! Captain America vs. Black Widow, Tell Us Who Wins and You Could Win Fandango Bucks!

By: Derrick Deane on April 26, 2012 at 2:59PM Comments (371)

NOTE: This contest is now closed. It was a close battle until Cap pulled ahead at the end and won the Showdown 194-156. There were also a few draws, indecisive picks and one vote for The Hulk... Check back Thursday May 3, for a new Avengers Showdown!

The Avengers are only a few weeks away from hitting theaters and it's time to give away some Fandango Bucks! It's time to put all those years you've spent watching and reading comics to use. For the next few weeks, we'll pit two Avengers characters against one another. Your task is to tell us who would win in a fight and why.

This week, we put two excellent combatants against one another. On one side, wearing the stars and stripes and representing the U.S. of A, you have Steve Rogers aka Captain America. Check out his Marvel ability ratings below, courtesy of Marvel.com.

 

And on the other side, wearing the skin-tight leather one-piece and hailing from Stalingrad, former U.S.S.R. is Natalia "Natasha" Alianovna Romanova aka Black Widow. Her stats via Marvel.com:

OK Marvel movie fans! Who wins this showdown? Comment below (one comment per entrant) and you must be 18 or over to enter. This showdown runs until next 11:59pm PST on Tuesday, May 1. We'll select one winner at random who'll take home a $25 limited edition Avengers Fandango Bucks gift card! And while you're at it stop on by and Like our Avengers Guide , your one-stop spot for the latest news, clips and special features, including our Avengers Character Guide! Good luck!

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  • Apr 28th 2012 8:54PM

    jbextreme  said...

    While Black Widow is an expert in martial arts, she cannot win against Captain America. The one thing you guys left out of your ability stats was experience. Also the "official stats" are wrong. Cap's physical strength is just above of those of normal men. Black Widow will give him a good fight, but in the end, experience and his shield have the upper edge.

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  • Apr 28th 2012 8:39PM

    KBA_fand86  said...

    Black Widow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Apr 28th 2012 7:51PM

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    Captain America. While Black Widow's got some moves, Captain America is faster and slightly more intelligent.

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  • Apr 28th 2012 6:37PM

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    Black Widow

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  • Apr 28th 2012 3:40PM

    mjfan82  said...

    Captain America because he's hot, smart, charming and he's got great butt-kicking skills.

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  • Apr 28th 2012 3:07PM

    chico99fb  said...

    Captain America

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  • Apr 28th 2012 1:03PM

    jasontylerb  said...

    Captain America, for sure!

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  • Apr 28th 2012 12:41PM

    Spectrum72  said...

    captain america...err I mean black widow....err...who cares, just enter me in the damn sweepstakes, lol.

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  • Apr 28th 2012 12:10PM

    fuentesw  said...

    Absolutely, Black Widow-she is smarter and just as strong, plus Captain America is a big flirt and get distracted. One for the better sex!

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  • Apr 28th 2012 11:43AM

    Darth Dude  said...

    Black Widow

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  • Apr 28th 2012 10:34AM

    ijolome  said...

    CAPTAIN AMERICA! AMERICA RULES! FORMER ussr DROOLS!

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  • Apr 28th 2012 9:39AM

    bigjimbo316  said...

    Captain America for the win!!

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  • Apr 28th 2012 9:39AM

     said...

    That's a tough one. But I'd say... Captain America.

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  • Apr 28th 2012 7:29AM

    caicai99  said...

    I love the Black Widow she would beat Captain America any day!

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  • Apr 28th 2012 6:46AM

    rcsallyg  said...

    Captain America because he is pretty evenly strong in all areas instead of exceptionally strong in a few. It wouldn't be an easy fight but he would ultimately come out the victor because of his fierceness and his strength. His lack of conviction in fighting a woman would hinder him at first but then he would come around because his desire to win would outweigh the other. That's my take anyways.

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  • Apr 28th 2012 6:44AM

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    Captain America is the ultimate soldier, and Black Widow is the ultimate in deception. I'll have to go with Cap on this one.

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  • Apr 28th 2012 6:27AM

    corax  said...

    by the numbers, Black widdo. at least is a straight fight. IF America can use crative tactics however he MIGHT be able

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  • Apr 28th 2012 2:55AM

    kimmiekaye11_03  said...

    I think it would end up in a draw, but if I had to absolutely pick one I must side with Black Widow because shes a girl and cap would not hit a girl

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  • Apr 28th 2012 1:23AM

    huntinggathering  said...

    It's a toss-up! He's got genetically engineered strength, but she's got more advanced and varied fighting skills (he IS from the 40s and they didn't train in all the martial arts back then!) On the vulnerability side, he's probably too chivalrous and will, at least initially, hesitate to fight with a woman. She's feeling guilty for her less than moral past, so doesn't have the burned-in "right is might" moral strength he does. He has the group strategy experience from the military. She has the individual ingenuity from being alone in her adventures. Both are highly intelligent and WAAAYYY above mere average mortals, so on any given day, it could go either way!

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  • Apr 28th 2012 12:49AM

    DaveSanJo  said...

    Cap would win, but only because of the super soldier formula. Black Widow is awesome though. If it wasn't for the super soldier enhancements I'd pick Black Widow.

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  • Apr 27th 2012 11:09PM

    krob47  said...

    Captain America gets my vote.

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  • Apr 27th 2012 11:06PM

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    they would both put up a good fight but Cap would win because he fights for more than himself

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  • Apr 27th 2012 10:33PM

    flaminfilms  said...

    Black Widow, because she would probably poison him sometime before the fight :)

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  • Apr 27th 2012 10:04PM

    elicabeta  said...

    Captain America because he's smarter and stronger. Got to root for US of A yo.

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  • Apr 27th 2012 9:41PM

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    At first Captain America would probably win, but since Natasha's Energy Projection is more than Caps and their durability is matched she'd last in the long run. Also in the few issues of comics where they've had to fight each other their equally matched, but Natasha has the cunning to outwit Cap. Black Widow has the moves to avoid Cap's attacks and would be excellent at defense. Let's not forget the the Red Room project injected Black Widow with their own Super Soldier Serum, she also has her Widow's bite bracelets which shoot more than bullets on occasion, along with her Red Room & S.H.I.E.L.D. training. Sure Cap has his shield, super soldier serum, and training; but Black Widow would leave him in the dust.

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