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john mccarthy (mixed martial arts)

John Michael McCarthy (born October 12, 1962) is an American mi...

wikipedia - 13 Nov 2016
John Michael McCarthy (born October 12, 1962) is an American mixed martial arts referee, perhaps best known for his officiating of numerous bouts promoted by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) dating back to UFC 2. Known to fans as "Big" John McCarthy, he took a brief sabbatical from officiating toward the end of 2007 to pursue a career in television commentary for The Fight Network and also provided commentary for Affliction, before returning to his role as a referee in 2008. McC
john mccarthy (mixed martial arts)

ABC makes 10K donation to fighter's fund

Fight News - 14 Jun 2018
The Retired Fighter Fund's Board of Directors include Chair Dan Gustafson, regulator for the Oneida Tribe, Steven Weisfeld, renown boxing judge and instructor from NJ, John English, affiliated with the New Hampshire Commission, “Big” John McCarthy, MMA ...
john mccarthy (mixed martial arts)

The Weight-Cutting Chronicles: UFC 225

MMA Today (blog) - 08 Jun 2018
Like it or not, weight-cutting is deeply rooted in mixed martial arts. MMA adopted its weight-cutting from the sport of wrestling, where it is presumed to be very advantageous to be the biggest and strongest in your weight class. Known as the 'fight ...
john mccarthy (mixed martial arts)

Veteran MMA ref John McCarthy joins Bellator broadcast team

The Denver Post - 10 Jan 2018
LOS ANGELES — Veteran mixed martial arts referee John McCarthy is moving into broadcasting as a color commentator for the Bellator promotion. Bellator announced the hiring Tuesday for its fights on the Paramount Network, formerly Spike. McCarthy is ...
john mccarthy (mixed martial arts)

10 Unforgettable Stories From MMA Referee 'Big' John McCarthy

LowKick MMA - 12 Mar 2018
Aside from the fighters themselves, surely one of the most iconic figures in MMA's history is 'Big' John McCarthy. Involved in the sport since its inception, McCarthy has not only refereed an astronomical number of fights over more than two decades in ...
john mccarthy (mixed martial arts)

John McCarthy Believes Jon Jones Did Not Intentionally Use PEDs

MMA News - 07 Mar 2018
Longtime MMA official and current Bellator commentator, John McCarthy, believes Jon Jones when he says he didn't intentionally ingest performance-enhancing drugs. McCarthy joins California Athletic State Commission Executive Officer, Andy Foster, ...
john mccarthy (mixed martial arts)

Frank Trigg believes MMA referees have 'the absolute toughest job'

MMA Fighting - 24 Dec 2017
Then the dean of mixed martial arts officials, “Big” John McCarthy, who has been calling fights since UFC 2, made a phone call that altered Trigg's life. “I got a phone call from John McCarthy and he said, look, if you think refereeing is so easy, why ...

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