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chris@mmadecisions.com - Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The judges' scorecards in Daron Cruickshank's split decision victory over Yves Edwards on Saturday night raised a few eyebrows amongst those watching the fight.

Two judges scored the fight 30-27 in favour of Cruickshank, yet the dissenting judge had Edwards sweeping all three rounds.

Not only was it the second decision of the evening in which the losing fighter garnered a 30-27 scorecard, but it was also only the fourth time in UFC history that all three judges submitted 30-27 scorecards for a split decision.

UFC Split Decisions with 30-27, 30-27 and 27-30 Scorecards *
# Event Winner Loser 30-27 Judges 27-30 Judge Link
1TUF 4 FinaleSerraLytleGriffin, RosalesTrowbridgeVIEW DECISION
2UFC 103MarshallBrilzBasinger, PeoplesLeeVIEW DECISION
3UFC 155VarnerGuillardPeoples, SmithByrdVIEW DECISION
4UFC on Fox 8CruickshankEdwardsGriffin, HamadaBoehlkeVIEW DECISION
* - As of July 30th, 2013


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