Unusual Decisions


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    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
      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
      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
      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
      Brandon Hester   Idrees Wasi 2015-12-04 
    Bellator 147 - Thomson vs. Villaseca
    30-27
    30-24
    30-25
      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 
    UFC - 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