“Joe Rogan Looked Horribly Confused”- Bizarre Scorecard at UFC 295 Leaves Commentator and Fans in Disbelief As Record Achievement From Lupita Godinez Defeats Tabatha Ricci

Published 11/11/2023, 10:10 PM EST

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UFC 295 is ro͏cking the house right now! The prelims are serving up some serious action, setting the stage for an epic main event. The fighters are in the ring, and things are heating up. Buckle͏ up, fight fans! We’re diving into the heart of the action, and you won’t want to miss a beat. Keep your eyes peeled for updates as we break down the pulse-pounding moments of the prime card events. It’s ͏fight night, and we’re in for a wild ride!

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The showdown between Loopy Godinez and Tabatha Ricci proved to be a riveting spectacle. The fighters initiated the match with impressive prowess, establishing a balanced and captivating ͏contest. Their exemplary fighting skills elevated the bout to unprecedented heights. Nevertheless, in the unforgiving confines of the octagon͏, ͏only one victor emerged triumphant.

Loopy Godinez’s controversial win over Tabatha Ricci

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Loopy Godinez showcased her dominant striking abilities by consistently landing effective blows and combinations at Tabatha Ricci. However, Ricci was not far behind in the league as a knockdown in the second round was promptly secured by her. The fight was close and the anticipation alongside it was growing further. Ricci showcased a quick comeback and proper domination; however, it was not enough for the judges to let her win as Godinez clinched the victory.

The defeat came as a disappointment for the fighter as she was expecting to replicate her boyfriend who won his match in the UFC this week. The decision was rather a controversial one and fans couldn’t hold back and took to the internet to express their opinion.

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Godinez became the first woman in UFC history to win four fights in a calendar year

30-27 ricci? ARE U FUCKING KIDDING ME? #UFC295

30-27 Ricci is a fireable, never-allowed-back-in-the-sport scorecard.

30-27 Ricci???? SACK HIM IMMEDIATELY #UFC295

30-27 Ricci is crazy #UFC295

Joe Rogan’s face when Bruce Buffer read that first 30-27 for Ricci #UFC295

Surely, not everyone is on board with the final call and the UFC color commentator Joe Rogan seems to be one of them! So why did things go the way they did? Godinez had a rather powerful start, however, Ricci was soon stepping up to her. The blows between the two were relentless which made the decision a bit awkward.

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Rogan is yet to fully comment on the issue. However, you can bet he’ll bring it all up in one of his podcast episodes. The question here becomes one of significance. While both the women through many significant strikes, it was only Godinez who came out on top. Let’s take you through the rounds.

Godinez and Ricci through the rounds

As mentioned before, Godinez took the fight to Ricci in the first round. She managed to topple her opponent off her feet quickly too.  Her strikes, while not completely unanswered, made a lot of difference. This would change in round 2.

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While Godinez still held her ground, Ricci was fighting back. In fact, by the end of the first round, she hit Godinez hard with a clean left hand. Both the fighters would continue to exchange blows however, Godinez threw and hit punches much more often than Ricci. Either way, the 30-27 scorecard just felt like a bit too much to many. The fight had to be much closer than that. What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments.

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Suryakant Das

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I'm Suryakant Das, an avid sports enthusiast from a family that cherishes the world of sports. I still vividly recall the day my father took me to watch Indian wrestling, sparking my fascination with the discipline and the aura of those warriors. Over time, my love for combat sports grew, and now, I'm a UFC writer at EssentiallySports.
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