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Thursday, 06/14/2012, 05:42 am

Scoring Error Corrected For UFC On FX 3 Pierce Now Has Unanimous Decision Victory Over Rocha | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister
Mike Pierce and Carlos Eduardo Rocha squared off at UFC on FX 3: Johnson vs. McCall II last weekend.

The bout was dominated by Mike Pierce both in the stand-up and grappling exchanges, Rocha’s corner men stated to their fighter Pierce was ahead and Rocha needed the finish in the final round.

Two judges scored the bout (30-27) in favour of Pierce however one of the judges scored the bout (30-27) Rocha. This resulted in the bout being scored a split-decision in favor of Pierce.

However UFC officials cleared up the situation via the UFC official twitter account.

The bout now recorded as a unanimous decision victory for Mike Pierce as the judge who scored it incorrectly cleared up the situation.


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