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Judges, Jackson and torn legacies

Updated: November 22, 2010, 2:49 PM ET
By Jake Rossen

For once, the problem wasn't with the judges during a mixed martial arts event; it was with the rules they were instructed to follow.

After two rounds, Lyoto Machida performed the most significant attack in a fight against Quinton Jackson on Saturday at UFC 123 by taking him down, mounting him, attempting a submission and landing blows from on top. He had accomplished substantially more in one round than Jackson had in two. But under the rules of the game, you can't win one stanza ...

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