UFC 123 Results: Rampage Jackson Defeats Lyoto Machida In Split Decision
UFC 123 results are in and the biggest fight of the night didn't end without a little controversy as Rampage Jackson defeated Lyoto Machida by split decision.
Two judges scored the fight 29-28 for Jackson while one scored it 29-28 for Machida. A lot of people thought Machida won the fight ? including Rampage.
"Machida whooped my ass tonight," Rampage said to the media after the fight. "I considered that an ass whipping."
There was no crying from Machida after the fight, but he didn't seem all too happy with the final decision.
"I did the best that I could, but I guess the judges thought that Quinton won," Machida said.
Jackson believes that Machida deserves a rematch, but also acknowledged the final decision came down to how aggressive Rampage was during the fight.
"I think that's what the judges were thinking," Rampage said. "I think it was so close it was unfair to Machida. Even if I don't want to, I have to give him a rematch."