Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 9/28/12
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While Brian Stann (Pictured) may have left UFC 152 with a unanimous decision loss to Michael Bisping, the silver lining his defeat cloud is that company president Dana White believes he actually beat the Brit. So even though Stann technically added another ‘L’ to his professional record, having MMA’s big boss recognize his effort as a win oftentimes means much more in the grand scheme of things. “I had it one and one (entering the final round), and I thought [Stann] won the 3rdRound. It was close,” White revealed following Thursday’s press conference. “It’s not like this, ‘Holy [expletive]! This is crazy! The judging is terrible!’ It was that close of a fight that it could have gone either way. That’s just the way I saw it.” Unfortunately for Stann, the three officials sitting Octagon-side witnessed a different scrap. The trio all scored it 29-28 in favor of Bisping. They each awarded the “All-American” with the opening stanza, while crediting Bisping with the final two frames.
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