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Experiences Prepare Referee Herb Dean For UFC 131

Written on June 14, 2011 by Lulu

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Prepared by thousands of experiences on how to handle a match and guided by his conscience makes Herb Dean as the most qualified man to stand between two great fighters at UFC 131

During the main event heavyweight match between Junior dos Santos and Shane Carwin, the third man inside the octagon, referee Herb Dean is guided by his conscience and his past experience as a referee in several UFC matches to give Shane Carwin a chance to continue fighting.

As Carwin fell to the ground and receive several brutal punches from dos Santos, Dean still didn’t stop the match even if dos Santos is yelling at him to stop it. Dean said that his referee’s experience told him that Carwin can still continue and eventually, Carwin had managed to came back in the game.

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Herb Dean, the Greatest Referee in the History of Sports

Written on June 13, 2011 by Lulu

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UFC President, Dana White, pointed out Herb Dean as the "Best Referee" in the history of sports.

In any sports event, several parts of it was being ignored by the public. The referees are one of them. However, if a major mistakes was done by a referee, countless people will criticize them as far as they could.

UFC referee, Herb Dean, is aware of that. He is the one who manage the bout between Junior Dos Santos and Shane Carwin at UFC 131 in Vancouver. While Junior Dos Santos was striking Shane Carwin on the ground, Herb Dean decided to continue the match despite Dos Santos commanding him to do so. And it seems that his decision was right, because Shane Carwin survived the rest of the bout.

Herb Dean is also responsible for some crucial and best calls as a referee. One of it is his decision to stop the fight between Frank Mir and Tim Sylvia at UFC 48 in 2004. Dean had recognized the injury that Sylvia get right away while Mir clasped him into an armbar.  Because of that, UFC President – Dana White – pointed out Herb Dean as the best referee in the history of sports.

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