Strikeforce’s Finney defends referee Winslow

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

“I got a couple of extra bruises – nothing time won’t heal,” Finney today told MMAjunkie.com.

Finney, scoffs at the idea that the bout was poorly officiated.

“What are they saying? That the referee should have stopped in sooner or (that) my corner should have thrown in the towel? I mean, come on. It’s my decision, and leave those people out of it.”

“You know that saying, ‘Everybody has a plan until they get punched?’ That kind of happened,” she said.

“I think everything just went on autopilot,” she said. “I think a little bit of my personality is if somebody punches me, I’m going to punch her back. So instead of sticking to the game plan, it was more instinctual.”

“It was just an opportunity, and I went for it.”

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Cris Cyborg vs Jan Finney by showtime_sports.

Cris Cyborg vs Jan Finney by showtime_sports.

Cris Cyborg vs Jan Finney by showtime_sports.

Cris Cyborg vs Jan Finney by showtime_sports.

Cris Cyborg vs Jan Finney by showtime_sports.

Cris Cyborg vs Jan Finney by showtime_sports.

Cris Cyborg vs Jan Finney by showtime_sports.

Cris Cyborg vs Jan Finney by showtime_sports.

Cris Cyborg vs Jan Finney by showtime_sports.

Cris Cyborg vs Jan Finney by showtime_sports.

Photos by: Esther Lin/STRIKEFORCE