Emotional after getting stopped by Rafael dos Anjos, ATT’s Jason High took his frustrations out on the in-cage official.
As seen on the FOX Sports 1 broadcast, High shoved the referee halfway across the cage for stopping the fight.
UFC Executive, Dave Sholler commented on the incident during the evening’s post-fight press conference:
“Ultimately, that decision is going to be up to the commission, when you talk about fines or suspensions. On behalf of the organization, completely unacceptable. You can’t put your hands on the official. In the heat of the moment, a lot of things can happen – you can’t put your hands on an official. So we’ll regroup on Monday with the executive team and we’ll figure out if there’s any other things that need to happen.”
High also commented and apologized for the infraction:
Incredibly sorry & embarrassed for the ref incident. Will never happen again.
— Marcelino Evil (@KCBanditMMA) June 8, 2014