7 ways to better understand MMA judging

Not every judge’s decision in a UFC fight, or in any MMA fight for that matter, feels like the right one. But, they don’t all deserve the wrath of fans in the arena or social media, either.

There’s the old adage in MMA, and in boxing, that says never let a fight go to the judges. Good in theory, but not always possible. So are here are seven things to think about the next time you watch a fight that goes the distance and yields a decision you disagree with.