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Josh Rosenthal on Weidman vs Munoz stoppage: "In hindsight I think I probably let in a few more punches than I should have"

Josh Rosenthal spoke with Tapout Radio about his stoppage of Weidman vs Munoz:

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You know, I really kind of thought about it after and came home reviewed everything in my mind. In the heat of the moment there, I saw him get clipped with the elbow, he went down. I saw him trying to post himself up to gain some position and I decided to give him the benefit of the doubt and let him keep rolling. But you know, in hindsight I think I may have let a few more punches in than I probably should have. I think I was a little late getting in there to stop that to be honest.

When asked if his "in hindsight" comments meant he reviewed the tape, he responded:

Yeah I try to watch as much footage as I can of fights, especially when I feel like there's something that I may have missed or missed a step. I came home and I watched it and I was kinda like "you know, if I was sitting here watching this on the couch I probably would've been talking smack about myself"

I personally have given praise in the past to Rosenthal's excellent management of fights during Lesnar vs Carwin, Henderson vs Rua, and making a quick, decisive decision to call out Chael Sonnen's possible quick tap in Silva vs Sonnen 1. This is an ugly blip on an otherwise excellent record.

Audio from Tapout Radio, transcribed by myself.

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