John McCarthy assigned as referee for Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit at UFC 195

UFC 195 will be headlined by a title fight as Robbie Lawler defends the welterweight title against former interim champion Carlos Condit and the third person in the cage will be John McCarthy.021380_195_Keyart_ENG

Nevada Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett recommended McCarthy as the referee during Thursday’s Nevada Athletic Commission meeting, which was approved by the commissioners.

In addition to naming McCarthy as the referee, the commission assigned Derek Cleary, Chris Lee, and Tony Weeks as the judges for the fight.

The current UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit fight card is below.

Main Card: (PPV – 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT)
Robbie Lawler (26-10, 1NC) vs. Carlos Condit (30-8)
Stipe Miocic (13-2) vs. Andrei Arlovski (25-10, 1NC)
Kelvin Gastelum (11-2) vs. Kyle Noke (22-7-1)
Albert Tumenov (16-2) vs. Lorenz Larkin (16-4, 1NC)
Diego Brandao (24-10) vs. Brian Ortega (9-0, 1NC)

Preliminary Card: (FS1 – 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT)
Michael McDonald (16-3) vs. Masanori Kanehara (25-12-5)
Justine Kish (4-0) vs. Nina Ansaroff (6-4)
Drew Dober (15-7, 1NC) vs. Scott Holtzman (8-0)
Abel Trujillo (12-7, 1NC) vs. Tony Sims (12-3)

Preliminary Card: (UFC Fight Pass – 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m PT)
Dustin Poirier (18-4) vs. Joe Duffy (14-1)
Joe Soto (15-4) vs. Michinori Tanaka (10-1)
Edgar Garcia (14-4) vs. Sheldon Westcott (9-3-1)