The 10 Most Controversial Decisions in MMA History

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The 10 Most Controversial Decisions in MMA History
Joe Rogan with Leonard Garcia after Nam Phan bout

"Don't leave it to the judges," is an endlessly repeated refrain inside the world of MMA. Those six words have been uttered by everyone from the freshest MMA fan to the UFC's president Dana White.

Often fans that have watched the fight from the comfort of their own homes have slapped their heads in wonder when the judges scorecards were read at the conclusion of a fight.

To paraphrase Bob Dylan, the times may be a-changin' in MMA, more specifically with the UFC. UFC 131 will be the first UFC event that will allow the judges video monitors. Later this week, the Nevada State Athletic Commission will discuss allowing video monitors at UFC 130.

The judges are currently at a disadvantage to those viewing the fights at home. The judges, get one angle and can often miss the subtle (or not so subtle) nuances the at home viewer can easily see.

If judges are allowed monitors at every MMA event, the following controversial decisions  may have turned out different.

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