You tell us: Should fighter have thrown punch when opponent was trying to touch gloves?

Maggie Hendricks

At Cage Warriors in Dubai over the weekend, Sheila Gaff knocked out Jennifer Maia in 10 seconds. The catch? Gaff started swinging when Maia had her hand outstretched to touch gloves. Watch it here:

The first rule of MMA is protect yourself at all times. What Gaff did was not outside the bounds of the rules. Even when Maia had her hand extended, she should have been ready to block any strikes that Gaff sent her way.

But did Gaff show poor sportsmanship? You tell us your opinion in the comments, on Facebook or on Twitter.

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