Davis appealed the result one day after the Sept. 7 contest in abu dhabi, which was regulated by the ufc in lieu of an official athletic commission. One judge had every round for Barboza, 30-27, while a second judge scored the opposite, giving Felder the 30-27 shutout. Felder secured the split decision with a 29-28 score from the third judge.
Felder appears open to a trilogy
The manager said appeals are a necessary part of advocating for his clients and maintaining fairness in the sport.