Dana White has hinted Combat Island judges could possibly be SACKED for his or her position in Alexander Volkanovski’s break up determination victory over Max Holloway at UFC 251.
David Lethaby voted in favour of Holloway, giving him rounds one, two and 5.
Nonetheless, the 2 different judges, Mark Collett and Clemens Werner, scored these to Volkanovski and in addition gave him the final three rounds.
And talking after the bout, White appeared to recommend Holloway ought to have gained again his featherweight title.
“You may’t depart it to those guys. We’ve obtained some dangerous judging,” he stated.
“I’m positive [Holloway] is devastated. Did anyone right here rating it for Volkanovski? Anyone? No person within the media?
“I don’t know. We’ll need to determine it out. Seems like we’ve obtained to tighten up our refs and judges right here on Combat Island.”
The judges scored the struggle 30–27, 28–29, 29–28 in Volkanovski’s favour on Saturday night time in Abu Dhabi.
Holloway was sturdy by the primary three rounds, earlier than takedowns within the fourth and fifth rounds sealed it for the Australian.
Different sports activities stars definitely appeared to suppose Holloway was ‘robbed’.
On Twitter, Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard stated: “Max was positively robbed of that one!”
Whereas Cameron Jordan of the New Orleans Saints merely wrote: “ROBBED!”