Referee Herb Dean became the most talked-about topic during the Maurice Greene vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima fight at UFC Vegas 26
After Marcos Rogerio de Lima landed a late ground-and-pound punch after the horn went off to mark the end of the round, referee Herb Dean appeared to say “HEY motherf**ker” to de Lima when stopping him from landing further damage to Maurice Greene.
Upon further investigation, Greene was the one that cursed on live television and not Dean. But nonetheless, social media had a field day with the tense moment in the octagon.
Here’s how Twitter reacted to Herb Dean’s mistakened cursing at UFC Vegas 26
Dean showed once again why he’s arguably the best referee in MMA today, and handled a clear foul by de Lima with class and the seriousness it required.
UFC Vegas 26 took place on Saturday, May 8, 2021, live from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV. Follow along with FanSided who is on-site for all your live news and highlights.