Herb Dean, fighter and referee, on deaths in combat sports

Mike Dixon
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“We can prevent deaths if we follow the guidelines.” -Herb Dean 

MMA Ref Herb Dean officiated a few matches on Thursday night for the 2019 PFL Playoffs at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dean said it is important for referees, trainers, and fighters to follow all the necessary guidelines established by leagues to prevent deaths in combat sports.

(Former boxer) Patrick Day passed away October 16th, four days after being knocked out in a fight with former Olympian Charles Conwell. Day was only 27-years-old.

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