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Derek Brunson rips judges, says he ‘outclassed’ Anderson Silva at UFC 208

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Derek Brunson was left feeling robbed in Brooklyn.

The UFC middleweight wrote in a statement on Facebook that he does not understand how the judges at UFC 208 scored a victory for Anderson Silva in their fight Saturday night at Barclays Center. Brunson wrote that he felt like he “outclassed” Silva in the three-round fight that ended up going to “The Spider” via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28).

‪Wow unreal I put my heart & soul out there on 3 weeks notice only to get it taken from me.I just outclassed the greatest of all time #UFC208‬

Posted by Derek Brunson on 11hb Februari 2017

Brunson (16-5) seemed to land the harder shots throughout the fight, particularly in the first and third rounds. A majority of media members scored the bout for Brunson, per MMADecisions.com.

On Twitter, Brunson poked fun at the judges by posting a picture of blind singers Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder.

I knew it smh… #UFC208 pic.twitter.com/TXopY8yRLI

— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) February 12, 2017

Brunson, 33, has now lost two in a row officially despite what many saw as a winning performance Saturday night. The North Carolina native won five straight before that, including four first-round knockouts. Brunson lost to Robert Whittaker by first-round TKO in November.

Source:: mma fighting