UFC Quick Quote: Illogical judges with bad character tried to (expletive) Fabio Maldonado

May 15, 2012; Fairfax, VA, USA; Fabio Maldonado (left) looks for an opening on Igor Pokrajac (right) during the Korean zombie vs Poirier event at Patriot Center. Mandatory Credit: Rafael Suanes-US PRESSWIRE

"I don’t have an answer to that. There was a judge who scored it 30-27. There’s no logic in it. I’m really sad. I won it and that’s it. Everybody saw it, even the judges. The three judges who gave it to him know deep down I won. In my opinion it’s not a mistake, is called having a bad character, mainly the one who scored 30-27… They want to f… me up, they didn’t want to give me the win once again. He hit me with an elbow really hard, he has heavy hands. It’s been a while since I was last hit that hard. He took me down, got the mount, but that was it. I won the second and third rounds. I’m punched, get kneed on the face and nothing happens, but then I throw a couple of punches on his face and he gets all dizzy and can walk. It’s complicated. I don’t wanna be a tough guy who pleases the fans who watch. I wanna become a champion."

Brazilian boxer Fabio Maldonado tells Tatame.com he got screwed out of a decision win against Igor Pokrajac on the main card of UFC on FUEL TV 3 last Tuesday night (May 15, 2012) at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia. The two lethal light heavyweights slugged it out across three rounds in a thrilling back-and-forth affair that ultimately went in favor of "The Duke," which makes Maldonado "sad" for the second straight fight, as he also dropped a close three-rounder to Kyle Kingsbury nearly a year ago. Did the "Old Dominion" judges have it out for the pouty pugilist? Or do we fall back on UFC President Dana White's "hands and judges" argument?

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