It's a damned if you do, damned if you don't situation IMO. Take the Schaub route, you keep your job and get another fight in the division. Flipside, look at Kurt Holobaugh, who had a helluva fight with Siler and got cut despite taking the fucking fight on short notice for the injured Hettes.
Unless they want to come out(unofficially) and say, "Hey if you get finished after the second round, we will take your overall performance into consideration and not regard it as harshly as a 30-27 UD loss that might be more dull, because you tried to make it exciting", I could see the argument to put your ass out there, but at what point to you start wavering perilously close to worked-shoots to give the fans the most excitement.
Wonder why the interviewer didn't poke around into what Chuck's stance on new gloves are lol.
MY MMA RANKINGS
HW Cain JDS Werdum Cormier Barnett Bigfoot Browne Miocic Napao
LHW Jones Goose Evans Texeira Davis Hendo Shogun Manuwa
MW Weidman ASilva Belfort Jacare Machida Rockhold Munoz Kennedy Bisping
WW GSP Hendricks Condit Lawler Maia Kampmann Rory Ellenberger Askren Lombard
LW Pettis Bendo Alvarez Chandler Grant Gil Thomson Diaz J.Miller dos Anjos
FW Aldo Mendes Lamas Frankie Cub Lentz Kawajiri Zombie Elkins
BW Barao Cruz Faber Bibiano McDonald Moraes Assuncao Wineland Dillashaw