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Refs should be concerned about fighter safety, not who wins or loses

Crunch Time


Whenever UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey wins a fight, it seems to cause a chain reaction where many mixed martial arts fans will voice their displeasure.

But it wasn’t the champion this time that was the recipient of the crowd’s ire. Instead it was referee Herb Dean.

After Rousey dropped her opponent Sara McMann with a knee to the liver and followed up with a couple of shots, Dean stepped in and stopped the fight.

Fans quickly went on social media and declared their frustrations with the quick outcome. Some suggested that Dean, who many regard as the best referee in...

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