Junior dos Santos Appeals UFC 256 Loss to Ciryl Gane


Junior dos Santos has appealed his UFC 256 loss to Ciryl Gane.

On the principle card of the pay-per-view, dos Santos was seeking to snap his three-fight dropping streak. Within the second spherical, Gane harm him and as he was going for the end, he landed some elbows that dropped him and subsequently ended the battle. Nevertheless, the elbows had been near touchdown on the again of his head, however JDS believes they did and filed an attraction.

“We’ve not and don’t allege that the referee didn’t see the foul; reasonably, he noticed the blow to the again of Junior’s head, however because of his misinterpretation of the rule, he wrongly didn’t name it a foul, and he wrongly awarded a victory to the offending contestant, Cyril Gane,” Dos Santos legal professional Ana Guedes despatched to the Nevada State Athletic Fee (by way of MMAFighting).

Images from Junior dos Santos from three days after the battle had been additionally launched the place he had bruising on the again of his head and neck. For the previous UFC heavyweight champ and his workforce, they consider that cements the very fact the elbows had been unlawful.

Junior dos Santos (Picture: Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports activities)

“There isn’t any doubt that the elbow was the preliminary level of contact of the blow, and the place Gane’s energy struck – exactly, squarely, instantly on the unlawful putting zone,” the letter added.

The hope for Junior dos Santos and his workforce is to have the battle overturned to a no-contest. Nevertheless, if latest appeals are any proof, it’s unlikely the results of the battle will get overturned.

Regardless if the attraction will get denied or not, dos Santos was additionally launched after the loss and is at present a free agent. It’s unsure what promotion he’ll signal with.

Do you suppose Junior dos Santos’ attraction must be overturned to a no-contest?

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