"The Voice": Battle rounds continue

THE VOICE -- "Battle Rounds" Episode 311 -- Pictured: (l-r) Paulina, Dez Duron -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC) NBC

"The Voice" kicked off its third night of battle rounds on Monday, pitting singers from each coach's team against one another.

And while Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine all had to make some tough decisions between two members of their teams, it also gave them the opportunity to steal singers from one another.

First up was Team Blake's Julio Cesar Castillo and Theresa Griffin, who sang Gloria Estefan's "Conga." Blake chose Julio, but Theresa was promptly snapped up by Cee Lo.

Next was Dez Duron and Paulina from Team Christina, who battled to Bruno Mars' "Just the Way You Are." Paulina ignored her mentor's advice not to ad lib, and her voice was all over the place in the battle ring, while Dez seemed calm and steady. That gave him the edge, and Christina kept him on her team. The other judges passed on stealing Paulina.

It was a Bon Jovi showdown for Team Adam's Benji and Sam James, who performed "You Give Love a Bad Name." The other judges favored Benji, but Adam opted to keep Sam instead. And while the other coaches praised Benji, no one decided to steal him.

Cee Lo chose to give Todd Kessler and Nicolas David "She's Gone" by Hall & Oates. Nicolas admitted it was hard to compete against his friend.

"I think the biggest difficulty I've encountered as we approach this battle is that I'm really growing to be close with Todd. It's maybe difficult to look at it like a competition," he said.

The judges praised their performance, but it's clear Nicolas had the edge. Cee Lo kept him, and none of the judges stole Todd.

Then it's back to Team Blake. He chose Florence + The Machine's "Dog Days are Over" for the battle between Lelia Broussard and Suzanna Choffel.

"It's the most obvious pairing of a battle I've ever seen," he said.

It's an evenly matched battle, but Blake decided to go with Suzanna. Again, the judges opted not to use their steal option.

The night ended with Team Christina's Joselyn Rivera and Sylvia Yacoub battling on Beyonce's "Best Thing I Never Had." When it's over, Cee Lo commended both of them, Adam said they're "gnarly good singers" and Blake agreed, but picked Joselyn as the winner.

"I'm a little sad that I paired you together," Christina said, before ultimately deciding to go with Sylvia. But it wasn't over for Joselyn - both Adam and Blake offered to steal her.

Blake mentioned that he tried to get her on his team during the blind auditions, while Adam argued that he can envision her on the radio. "I love you," Blake told her. But she doesn't go for it, and picked Adam instead.

"It's the end of her career!" Blake said of her decision.

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