Originally Posted by The Donosaur
Is there anything in the rules that gives the champ some sort of advantage? Am I missing that or something? I mean I know that in the event of a tie the belt stays with the champ, but I didn't know the champ gets the round by round benefit of the doubt.
It's the unwritten rule that you have to "take" the title from the champ. Judges tend to give close rounds to the champ as a default.