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Video: WHAT?!? Stunned UFC matchmaker reacts to questionable split draw at Noche UFC

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Count UFC matchmaker, Sean Shelby, among those who were stunned at what they heard last night (Sat., Sept. 16, 2023) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC women’s Flyweight champion, Alexa Grasso, and Valentina Shevchenko fought to a ludicrous split draw in Noche UFC’s main event (watch highlights). With the fight ending in a split draw, Grasso retained her championship and is still the queen of the Flyweight division.

When the official scorecards were announced, the entire mixed martial arts (MMA) fanbase was scratching their collective heads at how in the world judge Mike Bell scored the fifth and final round a 10-8. However, before Bruce Buffer announced the winner, he left UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby stunned when he whispered the result.

Check out the video:

In the video, Buffer is seen whispering the result to Shelby, and then Shelby audibly reacts by saying, “What???” ... which was seemingly everyone’s reaction.

The rematch between Grasso and Shevchenko didn’t find a concrete ending, and now the pair of Flyweights sit at 1-0-1 against each other, which means the rivalry will continue.

Or will it?

Grasso is still riding a five-fight win streak, while Shevchenko is still looking to get back into the win column following her first loss to Grasso.

For complete Noche UFC results, coverage and highlights click HERE.

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