Holm draws official protest against world title De Randamie
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Holly Holm has an official protest against the result of her UFC-wereldtitelgevecht against Germaine de Randamie. The Dutch won Saturday’s world title at featherweight, on the basis of jurybeslissing.
Holm, her protest submitted to the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) by referee Todd Anderson.
He would have allowed De Randamie still punches placed after the signal for the end of the round sounded. According to Holm had this to lost points to lead for the Dutch.
Holm asks in her protest (PDF), “a reconsideration of arbitrator Anderson’s failure to not be one or more points to allocate to Randamie as a result of the repeatedly hitting after the buzzer sounded it had at the end of the second and third round”.
Anderson shared an official warning from The Randamie at the end of the third round. The fight went Saturday about five rounds.
Newly minted UFC champion De Randamie back in the Netherlands
De Randamie (32), said shortly after her victory about the blows that they after the end of the rounds gave them: “That happens in the heat of battle. So I’m not.”
The inhabitant of Utrecht is Saturday to be honored in stadium De Galgenwaard in match between FC Utrecht and PEC Zwolle.