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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)

Local Mixed Martial Arts fighters have challenges ahead

Johnson City Press - 13 Nov 2018
Prior to that, he lost a majority decision to Arbi Agujev, in which legendary UFC figure John McCarthy served as the referee. Townsend has won five of his last six fights overall and has ended 13 of his 19 career wins by either submission or knock out ...
john mccarthy (mixed martial arts)

When was the term 'mixed martial arts' first coined?

My MMA - 13 Nov 2018
UFC official Jeff Blatnick was responsible for the Ultimate Fighting Championship officially adopting the name mixed martial arts. It was previously marketed as “Ultimate Fighting” and “NHB”, until Blatnick and referee 'Big' John McCarthy proposed the ...
john mccarthy (mixed martial arts)

Things to Do on Chelsea This Month - November 2018

City Guide NY - 17 Nov 2018
You can easily spend your entire visit to New York City hanging out in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea. The High Line, Chelsea Market, and the Whitney Museum all call Chelsea home. Want to know about all of the most memorable things to do in ...
john mccarthy (mixed martial arts)

Legendary MMA referee John McCarthy to join Bellator broadcast team

MMA Fighting - 09 Jan 2018
“Big” John McCarthy is making a big move. The legendary mixed martial arts referee will be joining Bellator MMA as a member of its broadcast team, the promotion announced Tuesday. McCarthy will start his duties as a color commentator at Bellator 192 on ...
john mccarthy (mixed martial arts)

What it takes to be an MMA referee

ESPN (blog) - 24 Aug 2018
As I struggle to get up from the ground, legendary MMA referee "Big" John McCarthy, who was at one time as synonymous with the UFC as the Octagon itself, gives me a hand as I make my way back to my seat. McCarthy is in Las Vegas leading his popular ...

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