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10 - 8's are a joke

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  1. Flammenwerfer Yellow Belt

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    Sick of hearing "that could be a 10-8" by the commentary. It never is.
    It's so hard to get a 10-8 that by the time you get one you've essentially won the fight anyway.

    It would be so easy to implement, if you get 2 knockdowns in a round or deal double the damage/output of your opponent that should be a 10-8.

    Either make 10-8 rounds achievable or just get rid of them.
     
  2. Satan's Daddy. Black Belt Platinum Member

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    I agree, commentators shouldn't be talking about how they're scoring the fight, it's above their pay grade.

    We watch the fight for the entertainment, not about how they score the fights or how a girls hips reminds them of a hoola hoop ffs.
     
  3. Buckland Orange Belt

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    Didn't they revise the scoring slightly to make a 10-8 more easy to achieve? Maybe certain commissions? Or am I just imagining things?
     
  4. TheHabitualLineStepper White Belt

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    Exactly. The commentary was saying Usman Colby round 2 should be 10-8, wtf??

    10-8 should be rounds where the fighter is totally dominated, Dana White even said that himself.
     
  5. wildchild88 Brown Belt

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    From MMA junkie article:

    According to the unified rules that D’Amato and other judges rely on, a 10-8 score “does not require a fighter to dominate their opponent for 5 minutes of a round.” A 10-8 score should be awarded if “one fighter has dominated the action of the round, had duration of the domination and also impacted their opponent with either effective strikes or effective grappling maneuvers that have diminished the abilities of their opponent.” A 10-8 score should be considered if “a fighter IMPACTS their opponent significantly in a round even though they do not dominate the action.”

    This is really broad, think it leaves a lot to interpretation..

    Doesn't judging in every sport suck though?
     
  6. Poser Caust Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    You can fix the criteria all you want but it won't mean shit with incompetent judges, which has never been properly addressed during the entire history of the sport, boxing too for that matter.
     
  7. wildchild88 Brown Belt

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    Definitely this, sick of Rogan and the other douches score the shit out of every fight. Especially since the commentary has been very biased..

    You can tell that they have been warned about their biased commentary recently though..
     
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  8. locust rising The mirror collapses but the image does not

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    Wand knocked Chuck down in the second round 2x. You're saying he dominated that round enough for a 10-8?
    Pshhhhh
     
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  11. cambo78 Silver Belt

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    Khabib (and his style) says otherwise. Holding someone down from the start and dealing out damage (gnp) the entire round is CERTAINLY grounds for a 10-8.

    Edgar/Maynard rd-1 is a great example of a standup 10-8

    Competent judges get it and from what I've seen a TRUE 10-8 is usually scored correct. (Note "USUALLY")


    Which other fight rounds are you considering "obvious" 10-8's that weren't scored correctly???
     
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  12. NDiaz209 Banned Banned

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    There should be 10-7's for total domination and almost finish. 10-8 for domination. 10-9 for won round but no domination.
     
  13. Ares Black Plutonium Belt

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    If anything there should be more 10-8s.
     
  14. BigDramaShow26 Brown Belt

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    The only thing that's a joke is how they score MMA fights in general. They should incorporate more 10-8s if anything. Idk why they want to be like boxing so bad. Boxing has 10 or 12 rounds to tell the story of a fight. When its only 3 rounds it makes it ridiculously hard to be accurate.
     
  15. NoSmilez Silver Belt

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    New 10-8 is easy to get. It's messed up though because depending on what state or what judge. They might give 10-8 more liberally than others. If you listen to the scoring the unknown names tend to give out 10-8 more
     
  16. cambo78 Silver Belt

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    (imho) If you can score a round a "10-7" then it means the fight SHOULD'VE been stopped and it should be documented in the scorecards and held against the ref's credentials/license. (UFC 267)
     
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  17. moreorless87 Straba

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    Pretty much, I think a near finish in an otherwise competitive round should be 10-8 as should a dominant round(landing way more strikes or dominant control, that is just just laying in guard), 10-9 should be for closer rounds or rounds were one fighter gets the best of most of them but then nearly gets finished.

    They should also change scoring so that the last round is the tie breaker, more 10-8's would equal more draws but who wins the last round in that situation wins the fight.
     
  18. greenseeker Green Belt

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    You are correct. The old 10-8 criteria is basically the 10-7 criteria now. Not sure if it's only been implemented in certain states or not.
     
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  19. greenseeker Green Belt

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    That would probably be a 10-7 under the newer scoring criteria.
     
  20. Bend NvR Break Order to Chaos. Chaos to Order.

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    What's double damage?
     

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