Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 5/6/12
Of the four fights that aired live during Saturday’s FOX broadcast, Johny Hendricks was the lone odds-on favorite to pull through – and he only managed to do so by the skin of his teeth. However, while Josh Koscheck (Pictured) isn’t about to complain about his controversial split decision defeat, the 34-year-old believes he should have left New Jersey with the W. “I’m not one to ever ***** about decisions,” Koscheck said at the post-fight press conference. “I thought I won the first and the third, but apparently the judges saw different. It was a good fight. “I felt like I ended the fight on top. It is what it is. I live to fight another day.” Judges Jeff Blatnick and Cardo Urso each scored the bout 29-28 in favor of Hendricks, while Ricardo Almeida – yes, former UFC fighter Ricardo Almeida, had Koscheck winning by the same tally. UFC president Dana White thought the contest was knotted up at one apiece entering the final stanza, but admitted Kos would have likely earned the nod ha...
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