Marc Goddard Explains Late Stoppage At UFC 204


By all accounts, UFC 204 was one of the most exciting UFC fight cards of the year. One of those fights had an unfortunate end --  the late stoppage in the Danny Roberts/Mike Perry preliminary card fight.

Perry leveled Roberts with a knee strike in the third round, Roberts hit the ground and was cleared out. However, Goddard allowed Perry to nail the unconscious Roberts with several more blows before finally stepping in.

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The late stoppage was a point of controversy amongst a lot of MMA fans, which prompted outcry from the MMA community. Marc Goddard made a statement on his official Twitter to talk about the whole situation, which you can see below.

Goddard is an experienced ref, who has gained praise for several stoppages in the past, namely from Frank Mir. Goddard also actively trains and competes in grappling.

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