How Are UFC Majority Voting Scored? Justin Gaethje vs. Rafael Fiziev UFC 286 Scorecard
Leon Edwards successfully defended his welterweight title against Kamaru Usman at UFC 286.
Both competitors fought in a high-level MMA encounter that thoroughly entertained fight fans. raised. Edwards had a point deducted in the second round for a fence grab, but was still able to win on the judges’ scorecards by majority vote.
Judges Ben Cartlidge and Chris Lee scored the match 48-46 in favor of Leon Edwards, while David Leatherby scored the contest a draw.
In the UFC, majority decision occurs If 2 of the 3 judges score in favor of one of the fighters and the 3rd judge decides it is a draw. In such fights, the fighter who tops the majority of judges’ scorecards ultimately wins.
on the same night, Gaethje and Rafael Fiziev engaged in a back-and-forth slagfest that the more resilient fighters ultimately won. It was a 15-minute battle between the lightweights, but Gaethje’s power and constant aggressive onslaught gave him the upper hand.
Judge Paul Sutherland scored in favor of Fizhiev in the first two rounds, but gave Justin Gaethje a score of 10-8 in the third round, resulting in a 29-28, 29-28, 28- The Americans won by majority vote with a score of 28. .
Conor McGregor famously lost to rival Nate Diaz in a split decision at UFC 202. UFC 286 is tied for his six split/majority decisions with his The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated Finals, the most in UFC history.
Colby Covington throws shade at Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman ahead of their UFC 286 main event clash
Colby Covington is back As a backup fighter for the main event of UFC 286, where Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman clash, he made a surprise comeback in his controversial and unfiltered self.
Covington hasn’t fought since winning a unanimous decision over rival Jorge Macidal in a grudge match at UFC 272. The former UFC interim welterweight champion has already fought Kamaru Usman twice for the undisputed title.
Now that Leon Edwards has won and defended the Welterweight Championship, Covington is determined to fight “Rocky” next. says so.
“Look, I don’t really have a prediction. I just want to see a good fight. [Edwards and Usman] Fight their hearts. I have to come see my dad next time. They have to come see the man. The man who collected all the ratings. People have been talking to me this weekend. They weren’t talking about them. nobody cares. They have no charisma. Those people haven’t done anything. ”
Check out the interview below.