Originally Posted by VCURamFan
I think that's the point, though, isn't it? I mean, when there's a robbery, everyone knows it but the refs & it's a matter (seemingly) of firing those judges. In these close fights, though, there's too much room for interpretation & therefore a lot of wiggle room. We want to lock it down so the judges have to point to something concrete as opposed to "he was more aggressive".
imo, no matter what you do to the judging criteria aside from giving one form (striking or grappling) an advantage, in close fights, you are always going to have some controversy .. in combat sports, the only way to ensure you don't get robbed is to not let it go to the judges ...