Ed Herman submitted Mike Rodriguez at UFC Las Vegas 10 but a controversial error by referee Chris Tognoni might have prevented Rodriguez from obtaining concluded Herman before in the fight. Rodriguez seemed to have his opponent in difficulties with a knee to the body that induced Herman to crumble. Tognoni declared that a lower blow experienced caused the knockdown, on the other hand, even though replays would demonstrate that the knee did not strike the groin spot.
The stoppage for the intended very low blow authorized Herman to get well and the struggle to carry on. Herman than scored a submission victory by using kimura in the 3rd spherical.
Dana White ripped the refereeing of the bout in the put up-function press meeting. White even as opposed Tognoni to arguably the referee he has despised the most as a result of the many years, Steve Mazzagatti.
“It’s difficult not to bang on this male, the worst I have ever seen,” White said of Tognoni. “He’s f***ing Mazzagatti-degree. Some Mazzagatti-amount s**t ideal there. That was a single of the worst things I have at any time viewed.”
“That kid wins by knockout, technical knockout and loses the battle,” White continued. “One of the worst things I have ever observed. Disgusting.”
Rodriguez’s supervisor Tyson Chartier observed on Twitter that they will attraction the choice.