Exactly. The scoring system is faulty. I doubt half of these 2011/2012 peopl even saw the fight, probably just checked on Wiki and read on here that he was "wrestlefucked". Another good example of this type of terrible decision was Mighty Mouse vs Miguel Torres from a couple years ago. Guy on the bottom clearly won, judges said guy on top won for doing... what exactly?
Pretty much the same story with Mousasi vs Jardine.
Keith got 4 takedowns in the first, which he couldn't capitalize on, cuz Mousasi popped right back up. Then Mousasi lit him up on the feet quite good in that round, but they gave it to Jardine.
Also with the illegal upkick, which was more like grazing, not really serious one - 1 point away and there you go. They've made a draw out of one sided pounding.
Basically those two fights were perfect examples of what's wrong with the juding in mma.
First of all the takedown itself is valued like nothing else. 30 punches to the head? 5 sub close sub attempts? fuck it, as long as you're on top, you're winning.
Ofcourse it's not the case in every fight or not even in most of those, but yea it is a big problem.
Then it gets even worse with the scoring and seriously I don't understand what's the problem with those people.
They've got 10 points at their disposal, 9 for the loser.
Why on earth every fuckin round has to be 10:9.
Cain vs JDS was textbook domination and it only had few 10:8 rounds. Cyborg got 10:7 once when she nearly killed the other girl.
What's the problem with using numbers lower than that?
Those in charge of this shit are really dumb fucks, cuz this sport has been around for years now and it still uses a system which could sort of work if all the judges didn't use it like they were scoring 12 round boxing match.
This is even weirder considering more and more judges these days are ex-fighters.
Just make one simple rulebook with examples : "this is a 10:10 round, this is a close 10:9, this one is a 10:5 ass whooping". Or slice the amount of point in half to 5, so these maroons will understand it better.