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Dana White lobbies for no contest, awards Drew Dober UFC win bonus following Rio screwjob

Jason da Silva-USA TODAY Sports

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight Drew Dober lost fair and square at the UFC Fight Night 62 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 2 last Saturday night (March 21, 2015) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Unfortunately, it was to referee Eduardo Herdy (watch the video here).

Dober was defeated by Leandro Silva by way of submission (guillotine choke); however, the Nebraskan never tapped and was in the process of improving his position when the bout was called.

"Everybody in this room and everybody on this planet knows that was bullshit," White said at the post-fight press conference (watch it). "Hopefully that can be overturned into a no-contest and we do it fair."

White promised to pay Dober his win bonus following the screw up and the former "Ultimate Fighter" has 15 days to file an appeal with the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA).

"Every fighter that loses a fight has the right to appeal if they feel they have a case," CABMMA chairman Rafael Favetti told "In any fight, you have the right to appeal explaining why the result should change. For now, we have nothing. For now, the referee's decision stands."

Dober said he will "definitely" appeal and welcomes a "Buscape" rematch.

For more UFC Fight Night 62 results and fallout click here.

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