Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua of Brazil punches Corey Anderson in their light heavyweight bout at UFC 198 at Arena da Baixada on May 14, 2016 in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil. Photo: Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
Drake Riggs
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The Takedown by Drake Riggs

UFC judging bias in Brazil? Stop the conspiracy theories – it’s all just a myth

  • As the UFC returns to Brazil for Fight Night 163, the idea of hometown bias on judges’ scorecards will surely resurface
  • But there’s enough evidence – and too few motives – to show the concept is complete nonsense
Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua of Brazil punches Corey Anderson in their light heavyweight bout at UFC 198 at Arena da Baixada on May 14, 2016 in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil. Photo: Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
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