Referee Big John McCarthy Talks About EA Sports: MMA

Big John McCarthy has been involved in refereeing in Mixed Martial Arts since the early days of the UFC in the early 90’s and so it is fitting that EA Sports have incorporated him into their upcoming game based on the sport.

In a new interview with the omnipresent Ariel Helwani of, McCarthy talks about his involvement in the forthcoming game and also discusses his relationship with the UFC, which has soured in recent years, and assesses how the officiating in the sport can improve after a number of recent controversial decisions.

Watch the full interview below…

Also as an added bonus, EA Sports recently released a spoof video featuring McCarthy and members of the EA team. Check it out…


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