Feb 1, 2014; Newark, NJ, USA; Jose Aldo (red gloves) celebrates beating Ricardo Lamas (blue gloves) during UFC 169 at Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

UFC 169 breaks record for most decisions on a UFC card


When the UFC 169 card was unveiled, everyone and their mothers were hyped about the stacked event. The card had seemingly so much potential on paper, but it simply did not live up to expectations on fight night. UFC 169 broke the record for most decisions on a UFC card with 10.

UFC on FOX tweeted the news earlier:

 

Of the 12 fights on the card, 10 went to decision. Only the first and last fight on the pay per view main card ended in finishes. Every single UFC 169 preliminary bout ended in a decision. Overall, it was not the greatest event the UFC has ever had. Dana White stated at the post fight press conference that ‘we broke a record that I’m not proud of tonight.’

All of the decisions coupled with the controversial ending to the main event really put a damper on UFC 169. The UFC will look to rebound as they head to Brazil on February 15th for UFC Fight Night 36 headlined by Lyoto Machida vs Gegard Mousasi.

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