The current controversial heavyweight important occasion at PFL 3 between Fabricio Werdum and Renan Ferreira has been overturned from a Ferreira TKO win to a no-contest, following an in depth evaluate by the New Jersey State Athletic Management Board.
The choice comes following an uproar from either side concerning the bout. In his post-fight interview, Werdum alluded to Ferreira tapping to a submission, however the referee missed the alleged faucet and Ferreira went on to win by TKO. The sequence was caught on video and made the rounds each on the published and on Twitter.
After it turned an more and more extra well-liked opinion that Werdum ought to’ve been given the submission win, Ferreira fired again on the former UFC heavyweight champion for contesting the results of the battle.
“I’m very unhappy with this model that he’s telling,” Ferreira stated in an interview with Combate.”It’s already his angle to talk of character, of not being a person, of this or that, it’s his posture. I’ve the complete conception of what I did. My conscience is obvious, I’ve my head up and let’s go to the following one.”
Each fighters got here into the PFL 3 important occasion making their league debuts. Werdum got here into his PFL debut shedding two of his final three fights within the UFC; together with a cut up choice loss to Aleksei Oleinik. Ferreira got here to PFL following an up-and-down tenure with LFA.
Following the overturned consequence, it stays unclear as to what’s subsequent for each fighters. The league might have them rematch as quickly as doable to get a extra clear consequence and level allocation, or they might transfer ahead with the heavyweight common season and provides each fighters new opponents.
It was an unlucky finish to an in any other case eventful night time at PFL 3, within the league’s third occasion since resuming competitors following the cancellation of the 2020 season.
What do you concentrate on the PFL 3 battle between Fabricio Werdum and Renan Ferreira being overturned to a no contest? Do you agree with the ruling?