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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)

What it takes to be an MMA referee

ESPN (press release) (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 ...
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)

Joe Rogan MMA Show Episode 26 With Big John McCarthy

MMA Insight - 17 May 2018
Ross launched MMA Insight (previously in 2009 as a way to channel his passion for the sport of mixed martial arts. He's since penned countless news stories and live fight reports along with dozens of feature articles as the lead ...
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)

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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