Tuesday Jun 24
The Savage Truth: High Crimes
It has been almost a week since the New Mexico Athletic Commission levied its yearlong suspension against Jason High, and I can't stop wondering what in the world it was thinking when it took away a guy's primary means of making a living for a year.
"Big" John McCarthy Criticizes UFC's Reaction to Jason High's Shoving Incident
If anyone's qualified to weigh in on the UFC's decision to cut Jason High after shoving referee Kevin McCarthy, who began his career at UFC 2 in 1994, talked frankly with Submission Radio about the company's decision to part ways with High after he pushed Absolutely there has to be varying degrees of punishment, but it has to be a punishment that ... (more)
Referee 'Big' John McCarthy slams 'harsh' punishment of Jason High,...
If referee Keith Peterson saw Jon Jones' broken toe at UFC 159 and stopped the bout, therefore awarding Chael Sonnen the 205-pound title and drawing a shove from a frustrated "Bones," would UFC President Dana White have kicked Jones out of the promotion and issued him a lifetime ban? "Absolutely there has to be varying degrees of punishment, but it ... (more)
Jason High suspended for One Year for pushing referee, fined $1,900 after Ufc Fight Night 42 blunder
Jason High is seemingly out of mixed martial arts work for the next 12 months because he couldn't keep his hands to himself at UFC Fight Night 42. High was on the wrong end of a Rafael dos Anjos assault two weeks ago inside Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, N.M., compelling the referee in charge of the action, Kevin Mulhall, to intervene and call a ... (more)
Jason High Says 'I Was Out of Line' for Shoving Ref, 'Surprised' by UFC Release
Popular fighter Jason High expressed remorse Monday for shoving a referee in the cage following a recent loss but said he was surprised by the UFC's decision to release him over the incident.