And that turned out to be the case, however … by cut up choice?
That was the end result Saturday evening on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, regardless of Fili clearly controlling Rounds 2 and three along with his takedowns (to not point out touchdown extra important strikes in every spherical). Fili earned two scores of 29-28, whereas Jourdain was awarded a 29-28 by one decide.
The 29-28 rating favoring Jourdain was introduced first by octagon announcer Joe Martinez, and even Jourdain’s response was one among shock. “Are you kidding me?” is what you possibly can see Jourdain mouthing as that first rating was learn.
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It actually says one thing concerning the state of judging in MMA that the loser of a struggle is aware of he didn’t deserve one rating in his favor however nonetheless obtained one anyway, doesn’t it?
As for Fili, he needed to sweat out yet one more shut choice and couldn’t consider it.
“I used to be begging God: Let me (expletive) win,” Fili mentioned. “I don’t perceive. I don’t perceive.”
Neither does anyone else.
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