One other week, one other UFC battle ended by an unlawful knee. A belt wasn’t on the road this time, however response to the UFC Vegas 21 battle between Eryk Anders and Darren Stewart was equally swift.
The middleweight bout was declared a no-decision after Stewart took a blatantly unlawful knee within the first spherical of the bout. Referee Herb Dean twice known as the cageside physician in to have a look at Stewart, and the second time, the physician determined Stewart couldn’t proceed after testing his gait by asking him to stroll.
As a result of Dean dominated the foul unintentional, and two of three rounds had not elapsed within the non-title battle, the bout was declared a no-decision. Had it been dominated intentional, Anders would have been disqualified.
Dean, although, unintentionally raised Anders’ hand partially as the choice was learn.
Take a look at how fighters reacted to the UFC Vegas 21 battle.
Come on bro these guys don’t know the foundations ♂️ ♂️ ♂️ ♂️ ♂️ ♂️ some Dumb shit #UFCVegas21
— GILBERT BURNS DURINHO (@GilbertDurinho) March 14, 2021
Dude! Did we someway neglect what it means to be a grounded opponent!
— Neil Magny (@NeilMagny) March 14, 2021
Are u fucking kidding me !!! Fuck the physician
— U R I A H H A L L (@UriahHallMMA) March 14, 2021
Similar unlawful strike however no further present
— Chito Vera (@chitoveraUFC) March 14, 2021
YOU CANT KNEE SOMEONE IN THE HEAD WHEN THEY ARE DOWN
— Kevin MTP Lee (@MoTownPhenom) March 14, 2021