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Thursday, 12/12/2013, 07:39 am

John McCarthy Set To Ref UFC on FOX 9 Main Event

“Big” John McCarthy, one of the most well respected and revered referees in the sport, has been assigned to the main event fight of UFC on FOX 9, a flyweight title fight between Joseph Benevidez and Demetrious Johnson.

The California State Athletic Commission recently released the assignments. The three judges that are assigned to the main event are Derek Cleary, Mike Bell and Wade Vierra.

Herb Dean will be the third man in the octagon in the co-main event, a bantamweight match up between Urijah Faber and Michael McDonald. Cleary, Bell and Ed Collantes are assigned to score the bout.

UFC on FOX 9 takes place this Saturday, Dec. 14 in Sacramento, Calif.

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