Originally Posted by Barrie The Iceman
I have just finished watching the clip in the video and photo section, and i saw sakuraba tap. Why was Royce Gracie not declared victor? Did it have to do with bias?
This is the answer I got from the same question on sherdog:
No. Although, he tapped, it was to signal that an accidental foul did not hurt him and he could not continue. Both he and Royce have acknowledged this.