UFC 104, Judges are blind and retarded.

#1 Posted by Bucketdeth (7983 posts) -

Shogun just had that belt stolen from him by judges who were obviously to busy doing other things because Lyoto did not come close to winning that fight, and things like this are whats taking the UFC downhill for me.

#2 Posted by Lestater (394 posts) -

The whole fight was a bore fest.

#3 Posted by Absurd (2934 posts) -

I missed the fight, so it wasn't good?

#4 Posted by Bucketdeth (7983 posts) -
@Lestater said:
" The whole fight was a bore fest. "
I thought it was a good fight, go watch boxing if you want more punches thrown.
#5 Posted by Bucketdeth (7983 posts) -
@Absurd said:
" I missed the fight, so it wasn't good? "
It wouldn't be exciting to the mainstream UFC watcher but it was an intelligent fight between two awesome fighters, but Shogun was robbed of the belt and I'm almost thinking of just switching to Strikeforce because of shit like this.
#6 Posted by choffy21 (1376 posts) -

That decision was absolutely dreadful. Machida won Round 3, but the rest of the fight was controlled by Rua. Those constant solid leg kicks did a great job, and Machida could barely walk after the fight (his legs were already swollen beyond belief too).
 
Almost seemed like a rigged fight.
 
Almost.

#7 Posted by Lestater (394 posts) -
@Bucketdeth: LOL, I watch loads of MMA, it was just boring to watch.
#8 Posted by paisan13 (144 posts) -

I really like Machida, but i have to agree, Rua dominated and was robbed of the title. But i guess the judges taught that to win a title match you really have to beat the champ, and that's a question up for debate. Do you need to cripple your opponent for life to win? Or should it be enough to just cripple him for the days or weeks after? If you go by answer one, then Machida maybe still should be the champ. But if you prefer door two then Rua should be the champ. 
At the end of the day we should not blame Machida, hes not a judge, and non of hes trainers has any authority. So if we have to blame some one, blame Dana and the others that probably taught Machida brings more cash to the table. 
For me, i really dont care, I'll still watch the next spectacle.

#9 Posted by SolemnOaf (535 posts) -

This is why all contests like this should be to the death.  That way there's no confusion.
#10 Posted by VWGTI (1919 posts) -

I thought it was a pretty even fight, but Shogon delivered some damaging blows. i was sad to see the judges score the fight the way they did.
#11 Posted by Kohe321 (3522 posts) -

Good thing there will be a quick rematch! I agree that Shogun should have won.

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