Has there ever been a title fight where the fans have disagreed with judges so much?

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  1. TUFNewb Black Belt

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    Even the notorious Bisping Hamill decision was not as bad:
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    Looking closer at the two deciding rounds it is even more glaring:
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    How could the judges get it so wrong? Am I missing any other big ones? This is the biggest "robbery" in MMA history no?
     
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    It has: Jon Jones/ Marreta Santos
     
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    Well ppl fucking hate Jones.

    And most of the ppl in those polls aren't judges, actually 100% of them arent.

    Jones won LOL

    cry more
     
  4. Corrado Soprano Green Belt

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    Lets be honest, MMA fans were smarter back then
     
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    I remember watching the Machida/Shogun I fight at a friend’s fight party...

    When they announced Machida as the winner, almost everybody at the party left.
     
  6. Zebra Cheeks 2Cheeks Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    It’s been what, 10 years since the GSP vs Hendricks fight? It’s still talked about and argued at least once a week on this forum. The longevity of that controversy is insane.
     
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    Diaz vs Mcgregor 2
     
  8. Ackmed Black Belt

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    It's because fans and media dont know how fights are scored:

    - not all rounds are equal; the later the round, the more points the winner of said round earns. Rounds 4+5 are enough to win the fight because those two are worth more than the first 3 rounds.

    - to take the belt you gave to Decisively beat the Champ! Even a close decision in the challenger's favor isnt enough to win the fight. If Reyes was champ and Jones was the challenger Reyes would have won.

    - the fighter advancing position and walking forward always wins.
     
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  10. TUFNewb Black Belt

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    Not a title fight, but fans agree with judges on that one it appears.

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    People just hate him. No way that was more controversial than GSP Hendricks.
     
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    I bet a guy at Hooters that Shogun was gonna win, he told me to keep the money.
     
  13. TUFNewb Black Belt

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    Literally none of that is true tho.
     
  14. dartradio Banned Banned

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    It is technically a title fight because Conor later won the "title" against Eddie, but he lost to Diaz 2 times, everyone agrees with that, so Diaz was the LW champion until Khabib won the belt.
     
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    Lmao
     
  16. HomeRun916 Double Yellow Card Banned

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    Condit outstruck Lawler every round of there title fight and still lost a decision.
     
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    When I first watched the fight I thought it could have been easily 3-1(as I seen it) or 2-2( as I thought the judges could see it) going into the 5th round . I just rewatched the fight and I can see quite easily how Jones could have won rounds 3-4-5, but I can’t see how the judges could give Round 2 to Jones
     
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    Rampage/Forrest still the biggest robbery
     
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    Yes
     
  20. Megatronlee Red Belt

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    First fight I watched at a bar too. I’m still pissed tbh
     

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