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Michael Bisping Confronts Ed Herman over Round 2 Controversy at UFC Vegas 10

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UFC vegas 10 has been a thrilling ride so far with plenty of finishes and action-packed fights. The knockout from Billy Quarantillo and Kevin Croom set up the rhythm for an incredible main card. Later in the night, Ed Herman took on Mike Rodriguez in a light heavyweight showdown.

The fight was fairly entertaining as Mike Rodriguez and Ed Herman showcased their skills in the main card of UFC Vegas 10. However, in the second round, a controversial stoppage from the referee potentially cost Mike Rodriguez the fight.

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Mike Rodriguez was closing on a finish as he got Ed Herman against the cage. Rodriguez landed a couple of vicious knees on Herman’s body and had him badly hurt. However, the referee mistook the body shots for illegal groin shots and stopped the action momentarily.

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Thanks to a horrible call from the referee, Ed Herman got time to recover from the damage he took in the second round and started to make a comeback in the third. The UFC veteran was finally able to secure a submission victory against Mike Rodriguez at 2 minutes 47 seconds of the final round.

The UFC analysts present ringside criticized Ed Herman for cheating his way out from a potential loss. But, in the end, Herman has one more win in his record while Rodriguez became a victim of horrible officiating.

Ed Herman addresses the second round controversy

Michael Bisping confronted Ed Herman in his post-fight interview about the controversial stoppage. In response Herman stated:

“I don’t know what I got hit and I went down. Whether it was body or groin all I know is I went down. I am not really sure, I have to watch the tape and see how bad it was. I was freaking tired man. There is no energy in hereto bee fighting like this. Mike is a tough guy and he was putting it on me. But my experience pulled through.”

Though the bad officiating helped immensely to the win of Ed Herman credit has to be given to the UFC veteran as he was able to make an insane comeback. However, his act was not appreciated by the fans as they criticized him for the controversy in round 2.

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