Who will referee the welterweight fundamental occasion between Khamzat Chimaev and Nate Diaz?
None aside from veteran official Marc Goddard, who was appointed by Nevada State Athletic Fee (NSAC) to deal with headlining duties on the upcoming UFC 279 pay-per-view (PPV) card on Sept. 10 in Las Vegas.
That’s in accordance with MMA Junkie.
Cageside judges for the five-round showdown shall be Derek Cleary, Sal D’Amato, and Ron McCarthy. Every choose shall be paid $2,000 for his or her efforts subsequent month in “Sin Metropolis” in comparison with $2,500 for Goddard.
No phrase but what the undertaker shall be paid for the post-fight “funeral.”
“All people’s counting Nate Diaz out,” UFC President Dana White recently told reporters. “These are the sort of tales – it’s virtually such as you simply saying to me earlier, it’s like individuals are counting Leon Edwards out. You may’t depend anyone out. On this sport, you by no means know what’s going to occur. Something is feasible.”
We realized that at UFC 278 in Salt Lake City.
UFC 279 can even function the welterweight showdown between Tony Ferguson and Li Jingliang. As well as, Combate International veteran Melissa Martinez is predicted to make her Octagon debut in opposition to strawweight slugger Elise Reed whereas Johnny Walker and Ion Cuțelaba collide at 205 kilos.
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