There’s always going to be plenty of debate about who won whenever there’s a close fight and that was certainly the case with tonight’s UFC 143 headliner between Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit. Some felt Condit rightfully won while others believe Diaz should have won.
Well, for what it’s worth, FightMetric’s scoring of the fight supports the official judges’ decision to award the fight to Condit. According to their breakdown, Condit deserved to win 48-47, taking rounds 1, 3 and 4. They also had Condit winning the fight overall based on their effectiveness score.
Most notably, Condit landed 151 significant strikes to Diaz’s 101 and broke the UFC record for single leg strikes landed in a fight with 68.