Herb Dean set as referee for Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos


Herb Dean will make $1,900 to referee next week’s UFC light heavyweight title fight between champ Jon Jones and Thiago Santos.

The Nevada Athletic Commission voted unanimously to appoint referee Dean and assigned judging duties to Mike Bell, Derek Cleary and Junichiro Kamijo for the UFC 239 headliner between Jones (24-1 MMA, 18-1 UFC) and Santos (21-6 MMA, 13-5 UFC), which takes place July 6 takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The judges will make $1,600 each for the job.

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