Paul mopped the floor with Ash but Ash beat Paul. Just because theycreamed one pokemon with one pokemon doesn't mean Ash doesn't have chance. People have bad days and one on one battles prove nothing cause they are SO short. The Flint 3 on 3 was the ONLY piece of compelling evidence IMO and that was one time. And almost beating Tyson is compelling evidence is because the winner of the tournament is the strongest person seeking a challenge so that would put Tyson right under them, unless all strongest people are in training at the same time or a tournament win gives you a permanent elite 4 challenge and every one who has a chance already one.