The following is an excerpt from an article on MMAJunkie.com:
“Big” John McCarthy, a legendary mixed-martial-arts referee who made his octagon debut at UFC 2, has scheduled a media conference call for Friday to make a big announcement.
MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has been told by multiple sources that the legendary referee may be announcing his retirement as an MMA referee, though the news could not be confirmed.
McCarthy, who’s also been a Los Angeles police officer since 1985, is withholding comment until Friday’s announcement.
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