Unusual Decisions

Most Controversial Split Decisions

Split decisions with the biggest variance in scores between the judges
Winner Loser Event Scorecards
  Tim Boetsch   C.B. Dollaway 2013-10-19 
UFC 166 - Velasquez vs. dos Santos 3
30-26
27-29
30-26
  Matt Serra   Chris Lytle 2006-11-11 
UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 4 Finale
30-27
30-27
27-30
  David Kleczkowski   Jordan Faas 2009-02-28 
WW 3 - Waukesha Wrecking 3
49-46
46-49
49-46
  Zoila Frausto   Jessica Aguilar 2010-09-30 
BFC - Bellator Fighting Championships 31
30-27
27-30
30-27
  Jesse Ronson   Jason Saggo 2011-08-13 
GWFC - Global Warriors Fighting Championship
30-27
27-30
30-27
  Roberto Vargas   Jared Downing 2011-10-15 
SF 20 - Shark Fights 20
30-27
27-30
30-27
  Mukai Maromo   Adam Lynn 2012-05-04 
MFC 33 - Collision Course
30-27
27-30
30-27
  Jamie Varner   Melvin Guillard 2012-12-29 
UFC 155 - Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2
30-27
27-30
30-27
  Daron Cruickshank   Yves Edwards 2013-07-27 
UFC on Fox 8 - Johnson vs. Moraga
27-30
30-27
30-27
  Brian Ortega   Keoni Koch 2014-01-24 
RFA 12 - Ortega vs. Koch
49-46
46-49
49-46
  Mohsen Bahari   Ben Alloway 2014-06-07 
CWFC 69 - Super Saturday
30-27
30-27
27-30
  Darren Elkins   Lucas Martins 2014-10-25 
UFC 179 - Aldo vs. Mendes 2
30-27
27-30
30-27
  Chidi Njokuani   Max Griffin 2015-05-07 
TPF 23 - Cinco de Mayhem
49-46
46-49
49-46
  Stevie Ray   Ross Pearson 2016-11-19 
UFC Fight Night 99:
Mousasi vs. Hall 2
27-30
30-27
30-27
  Marlon Moraes   John Dodson 2017-11-11 
UFC Fight Night 120:
Poirier vs. Pettis
30-27
30-27
27-30
  DeAnna Bennett   Karina Rodriguez 2018-03-24 
Invicta FC 28 - Mizuki vs. Jandiroba
30-27
27-30
30-27
  Virna Jandiroba   Mizuki Inoue 2018-03-24 
Invicta FC 28 - Mizuki vs. Jandiroba
49-46
46-49
49-46
  Eliot Marshall   Jason Brilz 2009-09-19 
UFC 103 - Franklin vs. Belfort
28-30
30-27
30-27
  Rick Story   Gunnar Nelson 2014-10-04 
UFC Fight Night - Nelson vs. Story
50-44
47-48
49-46
  Kendall Grove   Evan Tanner 2008-06-21 
UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale
30-26
30-26
28-29
  Joseph Benavidez   Henry Cejudo 2016-12-03 
The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale
29-27
27-29
30-26
  Patrick Miller   Matt Thompson 2008-06-14 
XFC - Xtreme Fighting Championships
50-45
49-46
47-48
  Anita Rodriguez   Jeri Sitzes 2009-06-12 
XFL - Bad Intentions
49-46
48-47
45-50
  Jorge Valdez   Eric Brown 2012-10-12 
BAMMA USA - Badbeat 7
30-25
28-29
30-27
  Pedro Munhoz   Jeff Curran 2013-08-16 
RFA 9 - Munhoz vs. Curran
47-48
49-46
50-45
  Matt Manzanares   Elias Alves da Silva 2014-04-11 
RFA 14 - Manzanares vs. Maranhao
50-45
49-46
47-48
  James Nakashima   Derrick Krantz 2017-09-22 
LFA 23 - Krantz vs. Nakashima
50-45
47-48
49-46

Most Lopsided Unanimous Decisions

Unanimous decisions with the biggest difference in scores between the two fighters
Winner Loser Event Scorecards
  Anthony Hamilton   Dylan Potter 2018-09-15 
Dominate FC 2
50-44
50-41
50-41
  Rich Franklin   David Loiseau 2006-03-04 
UFC 58 - USA vs. Canada
50-42
50-42
50-43
  Katlyn Chookagian   Isabelly Varela 2016-01-09 
CFFC 55 - Algeo vs. Lentz
50-44
50-42
50-42
  Khabib Nurmagomedov   Al Iaquinta 2018-04-07 
UFC 223 - Khabib vs. Iaquinta
50-44
50-43
50-43
  Tito Ortiz   Vladimir Matyushenko 2001-09-28 
UFC 33 - Victory in Vegas
50-43
50-44
50-44
  Georges St. Pierre   Jon Fitch 2008-08-09 
UFC 87 - Seek and Destroy
50-43
50-44
50-44
  Julian Erosa   Bryan Nuro 2017-12-16 
CageSport 48 - Erosa vs. Nuro
50-42
50-44
50-45
  Josh Appelt   Manny Lara 2013-03-07 
Bellator MMA - Bellator 92
30-24
30-24
30-24
  Mizuto Hirota   Jin Kazeta 2006-05-12 
Shooto - The Devilock
30-25
30-24
30-24
  Jake Shields   Danny Davis Jr. 2017-07-29 
Professional Fighters League - PFL:
Everett
30-24
30-24
30-25
  Juan Archuleta   William Joplin 2018-03-02 
Bellator 195 - Caldwell vs. Higo
30-24
30-23
30-26
  Aleksandar Rakic   Justin Ledet 2018-07-22 
UFC Fight Night 134 - Shogun vs. Smith
30-24
30-24
30-25
  Mamoru Yamaguchi   Yusei Shimokawa 2007-06-02 
Shooto - Shooting Disco 1:
Saturday Night Hero
30-24
30-24
30-26
  Khabib Nurmagomedov   Edson Barboza 2017-12-30 
UFC 219 - Cyborg vs. Holm
30-25
30-25
30-24
  Ryan Bader   Matt Mitrione 2018-10-12 
Bellator 207 - Mitrione vs. Bader
30-25
30-24
30-25
  Hiroshi Tsuruya   Andy Wang 2002-03-09 
SB 23 - SuperBrawl 23
30-24
30-25
30-26
  Mark Hominick   Danny Martinez 2007-12-14 
TKO 31 - Young Guns
30-27
30-24
30-24
  Yoshihiro Koyama   Yutaka Ueda 2010-01-23 
Shooto - The Way of Shooto 1:
Like a Tiger, Like a Dragon
30-24
30-26
30-25
  Yuki Shojo   Jesse Taitano 2010-03-22 
Shooto - The Way of Shooto 2:
Like a Tiger, Like a Dragon
30-25
30-25
30-25
  Tony Johnson   Boban Simic 2010-11-13 
KOTC - Infusion
30-26
30-25
30-24
  Matt Grice   David Gardner 2011-04-09 
FCF - Freestyle Cage Fighting 46
30-25
30-25
30-25
  Sam Alvey   Augusto Montano 2011-11-05 
CE - Chihuahua Extremo
30-25
30-25
30-25
  Jeff Lentz   Giovanni Moljo 2012-02-10 
ROC 39 - Ring of Combat 39
30-25
30-25
30-25
  James Brum   Leandro Gontijo 2012-02-23 
CWFC 46 - Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 46
30-25
30-25
30-25
  Dennis Siver   Nam Phan 2012-12-08 
UFC on Fox 5 - Henderson vs. Diaz
30-26
30-25
30-24
  Michel Prazeres   Mairbek Taisumov 2014-03-23 
UFC Fight Night 38 - Shogun vs. Henderson 2
30-25
30-25
30-25
  Julia Budd   Gabrielle Holloway 2015-02-13 
Bellator 133 - Manhoef vs. Shlemenko
30-24
30-26
30-25
  Kamaru Usman   Alexander Yakovlev 2016-07-23 
UFC on Fox 20 - Holm vs. Shevchenko
30-25
30-25
30-25
  Chidi Njokuani   Melvin Guillard 2017-01-27 
Bellator 171 - Guillard vs. Njokuani
30-25
30-24
30-26
  Jared Rosholt   Nick Rossborough 2017-07-29 
Professional Fighters League - PFL:
Everett
30-25
30-25
30-25
  Chris Honeycutt   Leo Leite 2018-07-13 
Bellator 202 - Budd vs. Nogueira
30-25
30-25
30-25
  Merab Dvalishvili   Terrion Ware 2018-09-15 
UFC Fight Night 136 - Hunt vs. Oleynik
30-25
30-25
30-25
  Charlie Leary   Chris Bungard 2019-06-22 
Bellator London - Mousasi vs. Lovato Jr.
30-25
30-25
30-25
  Ashley Yoder   Syuri Kondo 2019-06-22 
UFC Fight Night 154 - Moicano vs. The Korean Zombie
30-25
30-26
30-24
  Takanori Gomi   Paul Rodriguez 2000-07-16 
Shooto - R.E.A.D. 6
30-25
30-26
30-25
  Alexandre Franca Nogueira   Katsuya Toida 2001-12-16 
Shooto - To The Top Final Act
30-26
30-26
30-24
  Forrest Petz   Sam Morgan 2006-08-17 
UFC Fight Night 6 - Sanchez vs. Parisyan
30-26
30-23
30-27
  Chael Sonnen   Bryan Baker 2008-03-26 
WEC 33 - Back To Vegas
30-26
30-25
30-25
  Junji Ito   Hiroaki Yoshioka 2010-02-27 
Shooto - Shooting Disco 11:
Tora Tora Tora!
30-25
30-25
30-26
  Takasuke Kume   Akihiro Yamazaki 2010-06-13 
Shooto - Gig Central 20
30-25
30-26
30-25
  Kajan Johnson   Ryan Healy 2010-11-12 
MFC 27 - Breaking Point
30-26
30-25
30-25
  Jim Hettes   Nam Phan 2011-12-30 
UFC 141 - Lesnar vs. Overeem
30-25
30-25
30-26
  T.J. Dillashaw   Walel Watson 2012-02-15 
UFC on Fuel TV 1 - Sanchez vs. Ellenberger
30-25
30-25
30-26
  Tim Elliott   Jared Papazian 2012-12-15 
UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale
30-25
30-25
30-26
  Patrick Cummins   Kyle Kingsbury 2014-07-26 
UFC on Fox 12 - Lawler vs. Brown
30-27
30-25
30-24
  Trevor Smith   Dan Miller 2015-07-12 
UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale
30-25
30-25
30-26
  Demian Maia   Gunnar Nelson 2015-12-12 
UFC 194:
Aldo vs. McGregor
30-26
30-25
30-25
  Andrew Sanchez   Khalil Rountree 2016-07-08 
The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale
30-25
30-25
30-26
  Chris Honeycutt   Ben Reiter 2016-12-02 
Bellator 166 - Dantas vs. Warren 2
30-25
30-25
30-26
  Cheick Kongo   Oli Thompson 2017-02-18 
Bellator 172 - Thomson vs. Pitbull
30-26
30-25
30-25
  Beneil Dariush   Thiago Moises 2018-11-10 
UFC Fight Night 139 - Korean Zombie vs. Rodriguez
30-25
30-25
30-26
  Kai Kara-France   Elias Garcia 2018-12-01 
UFC Fight Night 142 - Dos Santos vs. Tuivasa
30-25
30-26
30-25