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Even UFC fighters can’t decide whether the Stephens vs. Emmett finish was legal

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Forget the ref figuring it out in the heat of the moment, fighters still can’t decide what they saw after watching all the replays.

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Jeremy Stephens capped off a violent night of action at UFC on FOX 28 from Orlando, Florida, but his main event win wasn’t without controversy. Stephens threw a couple of elbows that hit his opponent Josh Emmett square in the back of the head during their final exchange, and also threw a knee that seemed to miss a clearly grounded Emmett by a hair. That left a lot of people with a bad taste in their mouth regarding the finish.

But not everybody.

UFC fighters, like their fans, seemed divided over whether or not Stephens had gotten a ‘clean kill’ or not.

Here’s some of the better comments from UFC fighters:

So as you can see, not even the fighters themselves seem to know what constitutes a legal finish in this case. Which just goes to underscore what a difficult job the ref has in the heat of the moment.

What do you think, Maniacs?