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  1. BenRichards Brown Belt

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    Seriously how is this a factor? I can see if the fight has little to no action but as far as scoring it should rank slightly above remaining conscious. If by controlling the center of the octagon you're winning a fight but the opponent's strategy was to stick and move, how does that make sense?

    I know the narrative to be the champ you have to beat him well for 3 and a half rounds reyes beat the brakes off the dude. Yet 2 uncompleted TDs and standing front and center won him the fight? It definitely wasn't striking because he was on the wrong side of that shit.

    Latifi lost because I'm assuming he didn't work from the TDs but at least he completed and controlled from that position, jon did not. Fairly debatable those were even really TDs let alone scorable as such. So octagon control was obviously a deciding factor in this but it's a worthless point in a fight were you're clearly being clubbed trying to hold that position.

    One dude walked away looking like a hundred bucks the other walked away looking like he walked through Chernobyl.
     
  2. johncola Banned Banned

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    Control is irrelevant to the scoring of Jones/Reyes. The better striker won each round. If you have any round even, then score it for the aggressor (the one moving forward or initiating most exchanges).
     
  3. humdizzle Brown Belt

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    you can't run away the whole fight and expect to win lol
     
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    In THAT ORDER!
    1- Reyes won, 2 Jones won, 3 Reyes won, 4 Jones won. GOLD AND BRONZE BETTER THAN SILVER AND NOWT.
     
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    So moving forward and getting punched is octagon control ?
     
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    Jones blocked a lot of the offense. He walked him down blocked him landed his shots and scored a couple takedowns. Jones won but who cares really
     
  7. BenRichards Brown Belt

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    If it was truly irrelevant then jon is down 3 rounds. Somehow walking into punches can win you a fight. The only round jon truly controlled exchanges with aggression was the 5th. He came back in 4 and started to work but still was getting clubbed at the start. This was virtually the gus/jon fight except at least jon landed that elbow on gus. He did nothing of significance to dom through 3 and a half rounds
     
  8. BetoG695 Green Belt

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    you are saying octagon control but i dont think you know what it means...going forward is not octagon control....
     
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    According to the official rules:

    MMA fight should be judged on a single criterion: Effective Striking/Grappling. Only if Effective Striking/Grappling is 100% equal, would a judge move to the second criterion (Plan B) of Effective Aggressiveness. And only if Effective Aggressiveness is 100% equal, would a judge move to the third criterion (Plan C) of Cage/Ring Control.

    Effectiveness in striking/grappling is about "impact with the potential to contribute to the end of the match," with immediate impact receiving more weight than cumulative impact.
     
  10. BenRichards Brown Belt

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    Then what was the scoring factor if jon going forward being rewarded as control wasn't the deciding issue? 2 worthless TDs that weren't deciding factors for latifi? He was clearly out struck over 3 rounds
     
  11. BetoG695 Green Belt

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    apparently, lol....idk what these people were looking at.....honestly they just made it to were jones won, call it a fix or whatever but going forward and getting outstruck is not octagon control
     
  12. Maori Brown Belt

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    at no point did octagon control come into play in that fight.I had rd 2 for jones but ill have to recheck as there seems to be a lot of reyes rd 2 fans atm
     

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