Report: Josh Emmett to appeal loss to Jeremy Stephens

Report: Josh Emmett to appeal loss to Jeremy Stephens

On Saturday night, in the main event of the UFC’s action-packed stop in Orlando, featherweight knockout artist Jeremy…

Regrettably, Stephens’s victory has been mired in controversy, as several of the blows he landed in the fight ending sequence were thought to be illegal by many fans. The main strike in question was a knee, which seemed to graze Emmett’s head, that was thrown when Emmett was technically still a grounded opponent. Same commenters have also argued a few of the elbows Stephens threw made impact on the back of Emmett’s skull – though this can be partly attributed to Emmett turning into the strikes.

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