Francisco Trevino missed weight by over four pounds at this past weekend’s UFC 192 and ended up getting schooled by upstart Sage Northcutt in embarrassing fashion. Trevino got dropped and subsequently finished in less than a minute at and expressed visibly that he felt that Herb Dean’s stoppage came far too soon. Trevino got up and protested the stoppage, putting his hands on Dean – shoving him.

UFC’s Dave Sholler commented on Trevino’s actions during the post fight press conference and he believes there will be punishment.

I have to say this again, unfortunately. Never is it acceptable to put your hands on any official, UFC staff member or anybody not actually associated with the action inside the Octagon other than your opponent,” Sholler said. “It’s unfortunate that it happened, I know he was frustrated that he missed weight and then obviously getting overwhelmed by Sage. The truth of the matter is that we will regroup on Monday as we always do on disciplinary type actions. But, it’s just completely unacceptable. And the commission, to your point, will also have a say in that.

This is not the first time a fighter has put his hands on a ref and most certainly won’t be the last. Think back at all the times an emotional fighter has lashed out at referees when they think a fight was stopped prematurely. A good ref stoppage can mean the difference between $16K and $32K with the win bonus.

Should he be held accountable for shoving Herb? Some say no. What do you think?

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