Can a fight be one sided, if both fighters win a round?

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  1. Gladiator24

    Gladiator24 Blue Belt

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    I hear often this myth that the Khabib vs Conor fight was one sided. But Conor easily won round 3, tagging Khabib again and again and unleashing a brutal uppercut mid round which partially stunned khabib which to Khabibs credit he managed to recover from that quickly.

    So is that the meaning of a one sided fight, or a beat down, when both fighters win a round?

    Or was it a close fight and people just want to project this ‘one sided fight’ narrative to make the fight look a lot less closer than it actually was.
     
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  2. smiles mma

    smiles mma Brown Belt

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    That was a very uncompetitive fight
     
  3. Beylerbey

    Beylerbey Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Yes, of course. That's the reason why Pride rules for scoring fights is superior to the UFC rules. In a round where both fighters are barely doing anything, one of the fighters will get the 10-9 and "win" the round.
     
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  4. NoBiasJustMMA

    NoBiasJustMMA Steel Belt

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  5. Lyesmith

    Lyesmith Yellow Belt

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    there are different ways of winning a round, so yes.
     
  6. Tomas

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    Holloway vs Ortega was pretty one sided but a lot of people gave Ortega round 3

    Doesn’t mean it wasn’t one sided
     
  7. youllneverwalkalone

    youllneverwalkalone Green Belt

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    The myth is that Conor won round 3, unless if by "winning" you mean he wasn't brutally raped like in the other rounds.

    No offense, but anyone who doesn't think Khabib vs Conor was one-sided is an idiot and/or a hopeless nuthugger.
     
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  8. Reb

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    Manhoef vs Lawler was a onesided beatdown untill Lawler slept Manhoef.

    So you can have a one-sided beatdown and even lose a match.
     
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  9. linvillegorge

    linvillegorge Red Belt

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    You gotta be utterly blind to think that fight wasn't one-sided. Conor may have edged out the one close round in that fight, but the other two completed rounds he got utterly dominated and then he got finished in the 4th.
     
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  10. Ever Watchful

    Ever Watchful There is evil there that does not sleep Platinum Member

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    One-sided on Sherdog doesn't necessarily mean a fighter won every round. Maybe Fighter C was cheating constantly and managed to win a round without endangering Fighter K due to Fighter C having his energy sucked out in the previous rounds by Fighter K.

    Khabib was in control of that fight, if you saw round 3 out of context then you'd think McGregor was in control. The truth being very different when you look at the fight as a whole.
     
  11. GiSP

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    McGregor won a round due to corrupt or unconscionably inept refereeing.

    We all know this.

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  12. sdpdude9

    sdpdude9 Green Belt

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    I wouldn’t say Conor easily won round 3, he edged it. He wasn’t tagging Khabib and certainly wasn’t landing anything “brutal” as you said.

    But none of that makes it any less one sided. Every highlight from the fight is Khabib’s favor. He had every big moment and dominated each round he won. It wasn’t close and wasn’t very competive for probably 90% of the fight. There was never a point where you felt like Conor was taking the fight. One close round doesn’t make it any less one sided.
     
  13. Dirge

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    Jose Aldo vs. Mark Hominck....

    Had a couple of 10-8 rounds in rounds 1-3, gassed out and Hominick had him in full mount at one point. One sided based on the score cards but Hominick won the last 2 rounds.
     
  14. CalvilloRay

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    There was nothing in that 3rd round that indicated Khabib was in trouble. Conor got his butt fingered and it will eat at him his whole life.
     
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    cshireman4 Green Belt

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    Watch Conor vs Khabib and then watch Conor vs Nate II. The difference is pretty clear.
     
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  16. Death By Samson

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    The fight was never close. Khabib took it to the mat in 15 seconds and ran away with it from there. Conor won one 10-9 round and then quit 3 minutes later.
     
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    Connie did win round 3 and with that, the round was largely uneventful.

    He landed a few pitter patter shots. Not much happened but it would have to go to him.

    The rounds that Kabob won were fairly dominant.

    One round may have even gone 10-8.

    It was a dominant fight for Kabob.
     
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  18. Death By Samson

    Death By Samson Silver Belt

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    The 2nd round was 10-8 on every card.

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    Conor tagged khabib whole round when kb couldn't take him down.
     
  20. Death By Samson

    Death By Samson Silver Belt

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    Tagged him the whole round?

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    It was a 10-9 round for Conor where he put Khabib into zero danger and he was still down 29-27 with only 2 rounds to go and his gas tank was empty. And he quit 3 minutes later. The fight was never close.
     

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