6. Ryan Hall vs. Artem Lobov TUF Finale (Conor vs. Faber season)
Dana White was not happy with referee Herb Dean following the TUF finale contest between Ryan Hall and Artem Lobov.
In the 3rd round Hall had Lobov’s back while both were standing, however he was not able to land any damage.
“I’ll tell you what, if any of you saw what I tweeted at the end of the night, what drove me crazy was that Herb Dean let him stay on his back for the last three minutes standing,” White stated. “Stand them back up and…Herb I think is one of the best.”
While White is normally complimentary of Herb Dean, he felt that allowing the fighters to continue in that position really prevented the fans from seeing a fulfilling conclusion to that TUF season.
“There was no fighting in the last three minutes of that fight. That’s irritating. You know, and I think that leaves a bad taste in everybody’s mouth.”