Interesting: Big John on medical marijuana

Here’s a fun topic. Medical marijuana. MMA referee to the stars Big John McCarthy’s wife uses medical marijuana for Lupus and he isn’t shy about his opinions on it. McCarthy recently spoke to Vegas Cannabis and even touched on marijuana in MMA. The understanding of concussions and their severity is one of the big hurdles facing all combat … Read more

Big John McCarthy responds to Roy Nelson kicking incident

Roy “Big Country” Nelson got a nine-month suspension and $24,000 fine for kicking referee “Big” John McCarthy following his KO of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC Fight Night 95 in September. Nelson considers Silva a friend and felt McCarthy took too long to stop the fight, so he gave “Big” John a slight kick with his foot … Read more

Video: Roy Nelson kicks referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy after KO’ing Bigfoot Silva

Following Roy “Big Country” Nelson‘s second round knockout of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva Saturday at UFC Fight Night 95 in Brasilia, Roy used his own big foot to boot referee “Big” John McCarthy in the ass for what he perceived as a late stoppage. Roy considers “Bigfoot” a friend and didn’t want to do any more … Read more

‘Big’ John McCarthy voices opinion on altering the outcomes of fights as MMA referee

Long time MMA referee “Big” John McCarthy is one of the best referee’s in the history of MMA, reffing some of the biggest fights in MMA history. He has a hashtag movement on Twitter called “#AskBJM” where he’ll answer questions from people on Twitter and it’s quite good. He recently was asked a question regarding … Read more

Here’s what will happen if you try to bribe Big John McCarthy to fix a fight

After you’ve seen enough crazy endings to MMA fights, once in awhile the thought might cross your mind that there was something shady going on. Somebody was paid off. The referee or judge or someone was in on it and the fight was fixed. Referee Big John McCarthy has been around since the beginning and has talked … Read more

James Krause appeals TKO loss at UFC Fight Night 31

It was a decision that left many people asking exactly what happened last week in Ft. Campbell. James Krause and Bobby Green squared off in what some called a people’s main event at UFC Fight Night 31. Neither fighter could have imagined the way the fight would end.

Tweetle Dee and Tweetle Dumb: Mark Hunt and the NSAC

How did you like Mark Hunt’s performance against Junior dos Santos at UFC 160 this past weekend? He landed some hard shots against dos Santos, but dos Santos’ chin held up and he used his boxing and takedowns en route to what looked like was going to be a unanimous decision win — until dos he was able to land a spinning head kick and finish Hunt off with under a minute left in the fight.

Fixed fights in the UFC: A look inside the autobiography of “Big” John McCarthy – part 1

ProMMAnow.com takes a look at “Big” John McCarthy’s autobiography “Let’s Get It On!” and his description of refereeing two fights inside the UFC Octagon that he believes were fixed.

“Big” John McCarthy gets first UFC assignment since 2007

The most recognizable referee in MMA history will return to the UFC this Sunday at UFC on Versus 2. “Big” John McCarthy has not officiated a match in the Octagon since 2007 due to a dispute with the promotion’s influential president Dana White.

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Fighting Words with Big John McCarthy *VIDEO*

Mike Straka’s new HDNet television show entitled “Fighting Words” had legendary MMA referee “Big” John McCarthy on as a guest this past week*. “Big” John takes us back to the early days of the UFC and sets the record straight on why he ended up as a referee instead of a fighter inside the Octagon (He … Read more