Archive: big john

Jun 23, 2014 8:27 am

John McCarthy Thinks Jason High’s Punishment Was Too Harsh

Veteran referee Big John McCarthy spoke to Submission Radio to talk about Jason High’s release from the UFC after he shoved referee Kevin Mulhall out of frustration for what he believed, was an early stoppage. “Absolutely there has to be varying degrees of punishment, but it has to be a punishment that is, you know,...

Jan 4, 2014 2:43 pm

How Can MMA Become Mainstream? People Like Jeff Blatnick

The UFC was originally advertised as ‘no rules, brutality!, one man enters, one man leaves!’ Now it has established itself as the premier mixed martial arts organization on the planet. The number one place to see high level athleticism and also technical martial arts talent. MMA as a sport wasn’t always so respected, and it...

Feb 20, 2013 11:20 am

“Big” John McCarthy Goes In-Depth On NSAC Issues | MMA NEWS

This past Monday, legendary mixed martial arts referee “Big” John McCarthy joined Ariel Helwani live on MMA Fighting’s “The MMA Hour”. Towards the end of his segment, Big John was vocal regarding his exclusion from UFC events taking place in Nevada following a falling out with Keith Keizer of the Nevada State Athletic Commission: “Keith...