Originally Posted by optimusjoel
I see your point and that is exactly why the judges gave that fight to Guida, but even with the takedowns Pettis was winning the grappling exchanges, because he was the one constantly putting Guida in spots that he didn't want to be in, while Guida had zero offense the entire fight.
I think the best solution would be to implement the yellow card system like Pride did.
Speaking of Pettis, when I first saw the cartwheel kick, I thought he partially caught Cerrone with it. But as you can see here:
... Cerrone actually completely countered the cartwheel with his knee. If he had been a little faster, he would have caught Pettis in the head with it.
I guess I can kinda understand why sometimes the judges see things differently than we do on tv. Kinda