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Dan Henderson defeated Fedor Emelianenko in their Strikeforce bout last night, but the ending was controversial and has many people questioning referee Herb Dean.
The fight which was scheduled to got three rounds, looked like it could go either way as both Henderson and Fedor threw bombs at each other.
With one minute left in the round Fedor knocked Henderson down and tried to finish him with punches before Hendo pulled a slick reversal and caught Fedor with an uppercut that left him face down on the mat.
Now here's where the controversy starts.
While Fedor was still face down on the canvas, Henderson catches him with three straight illegal punches to the back of the head, but wasn't warned. As Fedor turned over onto his back to try and defend himself referee Herb Dean stopped the fight, declaring Henderson the winner by TKO.
During his post fight interview Fedor said he thought the fight was stopped too soon, but he didn't want to criticize the referee.
Check out what turned out to be 4 minutes of nonstop action and decide for yourself if the fight was stopped prematurely.
Fedor Emelianenko Post Fight Interview
Dan Henderson Post Fight Interview