Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 1/27/13
Demetrious Johnson (Pictured) left Chicago with a unanimous decision victory over John Dodson and his flyweight title in tow on Saturday. However, UFC president Dana White believes “Mighty Mouse” should only be going home with the belt – maybe not even that.  “I have to watch it again, but I’m pretty sure I gave Dodson the first three rounds. If not, two of the first three rounds,” White told FUEL TV’s post-fight show. The three judges sitting cageside scored the bout 48-47, 49-46, 48-47 in Johnson’s favor. However, that’s not where the controversy lies. In the middle stanza, Johnson accidentally kneed his opponent in the groin and time was called. Referee “Big” John McCarthy did not warn Johnson nor deduct a point for the illegal strike. In the 4thRound, Dodson was caught in a standing front-choke. Johnson didn’t notice Dodson’s hand was on the ground and unleashed a knee to his face. Because Dodson’s mitt was on the canvas, he was considered a downed opponent and any leg strike to the
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