Mackens Semerzier intends to appeal TKO loss to Robbie Peralta at UFC on Fox

If you were watching the Mackens Semerzier versus Robbie Peralta fight on the UFC on Fox preliminary card, at first glance you saw what appeared to be a nice TKO victory for Robbie Peralta via strikes.  Slowed down on replay, it became clear that instead of hands making contact with the head of Semerzier, it was the heads of the two fighters colliding that put Semerzier to the ground. Once on the ground, Semerzier was swarmed by Peralta, bring about the stoppage from referee Big John McCarthy.

MMAJunkie.com has reported that Semerzier’s camp has announced that they intend to appeal the result of the fight with the California State Athletic Commission.

Regardless of the outcome of that appeal Semerzier is looking for a rematch with Peralta, “I think, as a fighter, that would only be right – unless he wants to tuck it in his back pocket and tell people he knocked me out. Because he knows, I know, and everybody knows that’s not the case. I was a man after the fight, and I hope he’s a man in giving me a rematch, or asking for it at least.” – for more see MMAJunkie.com

What do you think LowKickers, should the result be changed to no contest and an immediate rematch granted?

Further Reading: UFC on FOX Recap: Dos Santos leaves Anaheim as the new UFC Heavyweight Champion

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31 Comments

  1. Avatar of The Titan

    The Titan

    November 15, 2011 at 7:28 am

    A fight is a fight he lost so he should move on and win his next fight. I am aware that head butts are illegal but only if it’s on purpose. I would ask for a remach if the result was a controversial split decision.

  2. Avatar of The Titan

    The Titan

    November 15, 2011 at 7:35 am

    If a guy TKOs you with his **** you can’t ask for a remach because he beat you using an unusual part of his body.

  3. Avatar of The Titan

    The Titan

    November 15, 2011 at 7:35 am

    *Cockk

  4. Avatar of Ryan22

    Ryan22

    November 15, 2011 at 7:46 am

    but headbutts arent aloud…. just like when anderson koed yushin okami at rumble on the rock….

  5. Avatar of DaddyLongStrokes

    DaddyLongStrokes

    November 15, 2011 at 8:04 am

    How you got sharps for such a stupid comment I will never know

  6. Avatar of matt1926

    matt1926

    November 15, 2011 at 9:19 am

    This isn’t the NFL we don’t have the benefit of instant replay. Unfortunately what’s done is done and It’s highly unlikely they make it a no contest but give the kid his rematch it’s only fair.

  7. Avatar of The Titan

    The Titan

    November 15, 2011 at 9:34 am

    I don’t still don’t see why he needs a remach. I stand by my point and he got TKOd. He’s a good fighter but he lost fair and square. What else can I say?

  8. Avatar of The Titan

    The Titan

    November 15, 2011 at 9:35 am

    *still don’t

  9. Avatar of knn03

    knn03

    November 15, 2011 at 11:31 am

    so it’s “fair and square” now for fighters to get wins via headbutts. great news for Chris Leben and Tito Ortiz.

  10. Avatar of kalmander

    kalmander

    November 15, 2011 at 11:58 am

    Yes you made it clear that youre an idiot

  11. Avatar of CV_MMA

    CV_MMA

    November 15, 2011 at 12:23 pm

    He should just move on, if i was his oponent i wud have no interest 2 give him a rematch, its done… if we rematch im in probably a lose lose position…. in these kind of sports these things happen… u just prove how good u r in next fights

  12. Avatar of CV_MMA

    CV_MMA

    November 15, 2011 at 12:30 pm

    This is similar 2 the Oliveira vs Lentz fight… i think it was unfair 4 oliveira 2 get his result overturned…. i mean.. he got there and fought the best he could, and it happend by accident….the Silva vs Okami was on porpose, Silva didnt know the rules

  13. Avatar of cranestyle

    cranestyle

    November 15, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    It was clearly unintentional, so the result will probably stand.

    As far as a rematch, why not? The head butt did alter the course of the fight, so I can see Semerzier’s point.

    And I thought it was a good fight. Peralta struggled a bit in the 1st round, but then knocked down Mackens once in the 2nd already and looked to have the upper hand.

  14. Avatar of Krogan

    Krogan

    November 15, 2011 at 4:30 pm

    I am not sure how this is different to an accidental groin kick that is so hard that it ends the fight, I guess the difference is that the ref didn’t see the groin kick so does that make it a win?

    This fight should (imo) be ruled a No contest and there should be a rematch.

    Also Titan posting the same opinion over and over again (written and argued more poorly with every post as well) doesn’t actually prove your point, it just makes you look like an idiot.

  15. Avatar of abcdefgh

    abcdefgh

    November 15, 2011 at 4:47 pm

    @The Titan, just because your **** is unusual doesn’t mean everbody’s is and yes, if you beat somebody with your **** I think they deserve a rematch. I surprised you even train that move.

  16. Avatar of abcdefgh

    abcdefgh

    November 15, 2011 at 4:48 pm

    Ah, good, because we weren’t sure what you meant.

  17. Avatar of abcdefgh

    abcdefgh

    November 15, 2011 at 4:50 pm

    There is a big difference between a record of 7-3 and 6-4

  18. Avatar of JoeFaceHood

    JoeFaceHood

    November 15, 2011 at 6:15 pm

    What else can you say? Nothing. In fact, STFU when grown folks is talking.

  19. Avatar of holycheapshit

    holycheapshit

    November 15, 2011 at 6:48 pm

    Who´s fault is it? I think I´ll blame it on the referee.

  20. Avatar of ahhhhhhhhhhhh

    ahhhhhhhhhhhh

    November 15, 2011 at 7:07 pm

    ofcourse it should be a no contest, this is why no contests were invented.

  21. Avatar of The Titan

    The Titan

    November 15, 2011 at 8:25 pm

    Big words coming from a little bitch.Cute.

  22. Avatar of Ryan22

    Ryan22

    November 15, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    Guys like “the titan” are why changes like the fox deal hurt the sport for the fans. Obviously a bandwagon fan, either that or dude has a screw loose.

    Lost “fair and square” wooooww this is a sanctioned sport dude not kimbos backyard brawls

  23. Avatar of The Titan

    The Titan

    November 15, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    You are all idiots for not getting my point, Am I the only smart person on this site and not a keyboard warrior? God.

  24. Avatar of Plexomatic

    Plexomatic

    November 15, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    BOTH guys had an even chance of of being knocked out from the “collision” of heads, therefore making the TKO fair…IMO

  25. Avatar of CV_MMA

    CV_MMA

    November 16, 2011 at 12:14 am

    Do u prefer 2 have a good record or have a rich career?

  26. Avatar of CV_MMA

    CV_MMA

    November 16, 2011 at 12:17 am

    it hit in diferent parts of the head… it does make a diference bro

  27. Avatar of JTalbain

    JTalbain

    November 16, 2011 at 1:50 am

    Closest parallel to this I can think of is when Bonnar was THOed due to a cut he received via headbutt against Krystoph Sozcinsky (probably butched his name). Bonnar’s appeal was denied, but he was granted an immediate rematch.

  28. Avatar of G3ARHEAD

    G3ARHEAD

    November 16, 2011 at 2:05 am

    I somewhat understand why people support the result but this is a slippery slope. We can’t have fights decided by WWE-type incidents with the ref knocked out or whatever. They need to make sure a win happens under all auspices of the rules..

  29. Avatar of JTalbain

    JTalbain

    November 16, 2011 at 2:30 am

    THOed = TKOed

  30. Avatar of Ryan22

    Ryan22

    November 17, 2011 at 9:10 am

    I love that “the titan” has sooo many weaks…ahhhhh bandwagon mma fans…you crack me up…

  31. Avatar of The Titan

    The Titan

    November 17, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    Yes it is my nick name. Yes I am a fan and also a fighter. What are you? NOTHING. So shut the **** up Ryan. Thanks!

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