a round is to be scored as a 10-8 round when a contestant overwhelmingly dominates by striking or grappling in a round. From what I remember, Whit had many more strikes than Yoel, he was clearly the aggresor and he dominated every minute. Romero just stood there and took Whittaker's shots, thinking about his cardio first. So if you score 5 as a 8-10, why not score 1 as a 10-8? Not to mention about "if you wanna beat the champ..."