12 Mar - 
On this day: ‘Big’ John McCarthy referees his first fight

Veteran MMA referee “Big” John McCarthy celebrates the anniversary of his first event on Instagram today. “Let’s get it on!” “Big” John McCarthy is one of the most recognizable faces in combat sports. An LAPD officer at the time, McCarthy trained Gracie Jiujitsu under Rorion Gracie and was designated a certified “GRAPLE” (Gracie Resisting Attack Procedures […]

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