A new episode of “The Ultimate Fighter 19” premiered last night on Fox Sports 1 and prior to the episode, it was labeled as the most controversial moment in the history of the show.
The controversial moment came during the fight between Ian Stephens of Team Edgar and Roger Zapata of Team Penn. During the third round, referee Steve Mazzagatti deducted a point from Zapata for an illegal elbow.
Check out the controversial moment in the video below courtesy of the UFC.
After the decision was announced that Zapata won despite being deducted a point in the sudden victory round and the teams had a chance to calm down, White explained to the fighters how the Nevada State Athletic Commission declared Zapata the winner.