The Nevada State Atheltic Commission today announced the officials who will be in charge of the main event at UFC 202.
The referee in charge of the rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor at UFC 202 will be John McCarthy whilst the judges scoring the contest at cage side will be Derek Cleary, Jeff Mullen, Glenn Trowbridge.
Officials for Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor: John McCarthy will referee. Judges: Derek Cleary, Jeff Mullen, Glenn Trowbridge.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) July 18, 2016
UFC 202 will be held on August 20, 2016, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
McCarthy, who is widely regarded as one of the best referees in the business, has only every taken charge of one McGregor and one Diaz bout in his long career. ‘Big John’ was the third man in the cage for Nate Diaz’ unanimous decision loss to Rory MacDonald at UFC 129 and was also in charge of McGregor’s UFC 194 13-second KO win over Jose Aldo.
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