UFC Requests Video Monitors For Judges At UFC 131: Lesnar Vs. Dos Santos

The UFC began requesting video monitors for judges at UFC 130 next month. Now the UFC is trying it again at UFC 131 in June.

  • Live
1 Total Update since April 30, 2011
  • Updates 1
  • All Updates 1

UFC Requests Video Monitors For Judges At UFC 131: Lesnar Vs. Dos Santos

The UFC made headlines this past week when news broke they were looking to place video monitors in front of judges at UFC 130. According to published reports, Marc Ratner, the UFC's Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, formally submitted a request to the Nevada State Athletic Commission to offer monitors to judges scoring live bouts at UFC 130. That trend is about to continue.

Jonathan Tweedale, Commissioner of the Vancouver Athletic Commission, has informed SB Nation MMA that Marc Ratner has also requested judges scoring bouts at UFC 131: Lesnar vs. dos Santos also receive video monitors as a viewing option. "The Commission will be considering that request in the near future," Tweedale said.

With UFC 130 and the title fight between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard as well as the number one contender bout at heavyweight between Brock Lesnar and Junior dos Santos, the pressure on judges to properly evaluate contests is extraordinarily high.

Continue
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.