Mma | Rousimar Palhares’ Controversial Loss At Fight Nights Global 73 Overturned To Draw

RousimarPalhares ‘ split-decision loss to ShamilAmirov at Fight Nights Global 73 has been overturned to a draw,according to multiple reports.

Twitter user VestnikMMA was the first to bring word of the ruling. Palhares dropped ahighly disputed split verdict to Amirov at the Sept. 4 event, whichtook place at the Ali Aliev Sports Palace in Kaspiysk in the Republic Dagestan.

The Russian MMA Union reviewed the bout and elected to overturn thedecision. The initial result was not announced with scores.

“If fighters are not happy with the decision, fighters themselves,or their management, send an official protest letter to the RussianMMA Union,” Fight Nights Global President Kamil Gadzhiev t told . “They invite three new judges, they watch again,and they can change the decision. Sometimes, they change thedecision.”

Palhares is now 1-0-1 under the Fight Nights Global banner. In hispromotional debut, he submitted AlexeiIvanov with a heel hook 37 seconds into the opening round onJuly 7.

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