Is Dj the only losing champ to a close decision?

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  1. Clippy

    Clippy looking for a place to store dem treats

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    Seriously, it seems like the nod always goes to the champ when the champ seemingly loses

    Some examples:

    Bones vs Gus - most ppl thought Gus won
    GSP vs Hendricks - most ppl thought hendricks won
    Nobody thought Macheeta beat Shogun in their first fight but he got the champs nod

    I noticed that the in close champ fights they always just give it to the champ, as in you usually have to win decisively to get the belt

    But I guess everyone hates Mighty Mouse including the judges?

    I can't think of another instance of this
     
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  2. Sapp

    Sapp Silver Belt

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    Penn vs Edgar I.
    Edgar vs Henderson I.
     
  3. Gambit MMA

    Gambit MMA Red Belt

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    edgar lost to bendo twice and i thought bendo got gifted both decisions. dude was/is the king of getting gifted decisions from the judges.
     
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    Penn Edgar 1 was a unan dec right?
     
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    raaju Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    TJ to Cruz
     
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    Momentosis King Whitebelt

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    Doesn't mean it wasn't close.
     
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  7. Clippy

    Clippy looking for a place to store dem treats

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    Like I said it seems in fights where most people think the current champ lost but retained his belt

    DJ is the opposite of this curve
     
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    jojoRed Hey, It's up to us to take out Umbrella

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    Never said it wasnt but yeah it was close.
     
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  9. WHITE ANDERSON

    WHITE ANDERSON Brown Belt

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    obvious answer is TJ vs Cruz

    also, I am the biggest MM hater but he clearly beat Cejudo
    there's no way that 30 seconds of lay and pray wins you a round of getting your ass beat in striking
     
  10. Dark Individual

    Dark Individual GOAT of all GOATS

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    Recently Romero vs Whittaker rematch went to Whittaker when most people thought Romero should have won.
     
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    I agree......

    In fact I had DJ winning...

    and now No Talk of a Rematch.

    fuk dana and the ufc........

    DJ aka Mighty Mouse is the GOAT.......................................
    fuk the haters
     
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    No, jedrzejczyk vs Esparza was a very close fight......... oh wait..
     
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    Hendricks/Lawler 2 but people hate Hendricks and love Lawler so it's okay.
     
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    Tj dillashaw vs dominick cruz
    Other than that I think you're right.
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    TS asked "close decision" not split decision. Gus vs Jones wasn't a split either.
     
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    You forget the REAL king of gift decisions...he gets hungry as soon as those words are uttered!!!
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    I thought Bendo deserved the first win but Edgar absolutely won the second fight. One of the worst decisions in a title fight ever.
     
  18. Nelly

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    Him and Dirty Sanchez. Realistically Leonard should have been on a 12 fight losing streak and Diego a 7 fight losing streak. These Jackson-Wink coaches know how to sway the judges with their yelling. Benson just has controversial decision in high profile 5 round fights (2x Edgar, Melendez, Thomson, and Masvidal).
     
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    Didn't one judge have it 50-45 or 49-46? And it was like damn how didn't they give Edgar one round...
     
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    Mga223 Steel Belt

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    Lawler robbed Condit also. Well the judges did but yea....
     
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