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UFC 194: Judges, Referees Announced

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Veteran referees John McCarthy and Herb Dean will oversee the two title fights at UFC 194 this month, the Nevada Athletic Commission announced recently.

Set for December 12 from Las Vegas, the main event will pit Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor to unify the featherweight titles. McCarthy will be the referee for that one, with Derek Cleary, Sal D’Amato and Junichiro Kamijo serving as judges.

For the co-main event between Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold for the middleweight title, Dean will be the ref with Adalaide Byrd, Chris Lee and Marcos Rosales serving as judges.

Below is the complete lineup:

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)

UFC Featherweight Championship
Jose Aldo (c) vs. Conor McGregor (ic)

UFC Middleweight Championship
Chris Weidman (c) vs. Luke Rockhold

Middleweight: Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Yoel Romero

Welterweight: Demian Maia vs. Gunnar Nelson

Featherweight: Max Holloway vs. Jeremy Stephens

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/9 p.m. ET)

Bantamweight: Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Saenz

Strawweight: Tecia Torres vs. Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger

Welterweight: Colby Covington vs. Warlley Alves

Lightweight: Leonardo Santos vs. Kevin Lee

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/7 p.m. ET)

Lightweight: Joe Proctor vs. Magomed Mustafaev

Lightweight: John Makdessi vs. Yancy Medeiros

Welterweight: Court McGee vs. Marcio Alexandre, Jr.

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