Rogan blasts 10 Point Must scoring in MMA

 

UFC color commentator Rogan went on the Fighter and the Kid podcast (co-hosted by BJJ phenom Brendan Schaub) and blasted the 10-point must scoring system that MMA borrowed from boxing.

"Sscoring is very flawed," said Rogam. "It's flawed in a bunch of different ways. The biggest reason it's flawed is because of the 10-Point Must system which was adopted from boxing. That might work in a 12-round fight. 12, three minute rounds is very different than three, five minute rounds. Three, five minute rounds, you're going 10-9 on rounds that either guy could win and then the next round a guy could get taken down, busted up, dropped, and you score that a 10-9 as well. That makes no f---ing sense. The system in place right now, the scoring system, is from boxing and they need to develop one just for MMA.

"The (athletic commissions) don't do s---. It's the same reason this C.J. Ross lady is still a f---ng judge, or was a judge, until she stepped down. The athletic commissions do a woefully inadequate job on several levels. The UFC can't dictate who judges. the UFC can't dictate who referees. The UFC can't dictate what the rules are. They can't do anything. They can work with the commission to try to give suggestions and come up with ways around problems, but ultimately it's the job of the athletic commission."

Listen to entire interview...
 

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