Herb Dean Draws Referee Duties For Velasquez vs. Dos Santos Rematch
According to mmajunkie.com, Nevada State Athletic Commission announced that Herb Dean has been assigned to officiate the UFC heavyweight title fight between champion Junior Dos Santos (15-1 MMA, 9-0 UFC) and former champ and top contender Cain Velasquez (10-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) at UFC 155. Dean beat out Yves Lavigne and Steve Mazzagatti for the job.
The three judges assigned for the main event are Glenn Trowbridge, Tony Weeks and Marcos Rosales. Trowbridge, Weeks and Rosales were picked from a judging pool that also included Adelaide Byrd, Patricia Morse-Jarman, Junichiro Kamijo and Cecil Peoples.