Watch this British ref rear naked choke a fighter that wouldn't stop punching his opponent

Watch this British ref rear naked choke a fighter that wouldn't stop punching his opponent

You guys probably know Leon Roberts. People say he's the best thing to come out of UK MMA since Lee Murray. That's basically another way of eloquently slapping every British MMA fighter in the face while complimenting one of the greatest referees the MMA world has ever seen. See, I just did it again -- I'm really good at it. The fact still remains, if you continue to punch your opponent in the head, Leon Roberts isn't afraid to display his jitz in front of the world. Actually when I received this submission to MiddleEasy from my UK source, these are the exact words that accompanied the email:

Leon Roberts is the nicest guy I've ever met.
I travel with him when we're on UFC duty and he's arguably the most gentle giant you will ever speak to.
However, he knows how to get it done.
He never has to say it, it's just a given.

Of course that's a very British way of saying Leon Roberts is an absolute bad ass. Check out the clip of Nathias Frederick vs. Ahmad Aswad at FIGHT UK MMA - Last Man Standing.

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+21 # Absinthe 2014-05-09 01:06
Great job!
The fighters purse should be split between the other fighter and the ref.
-2 # Cutu2bad 2014-05-09 15:27
Paul Daley says fuck your shitty Mexican life Zeus
+25 # JUDVAYNE 2014-05-09 03:35
Watched this live, that guy is an absolute ass. He started screaming at the other fighters corner and acting like a thug. Worrying thing is his gym UTC (Vaughan Lee) are all coming across as a bunch of jackasses. Everyone loves seeing them lose. Should be banned from the sport. This guy lost his last fight and the opponent had to leave the cage in a hurry through threats and intimidation
+8 # banana peel 2014-05-09 05:59
Nice insight
+5 # JUDVAYNE 2014-05-09 06:57
trust me, the whole neutral crows erupted when this muppet lost his fight prior to this. Was glorious
+5 # Jah 2014-05-09 06:09
Just came in to say that that was badass. Superb.
-3 # Space Pope 2014-05-09 10:19
Quoting Jah:
Just came in to say that that was badass. Superb.

Project badass
-1 # adelmanbergstein 2014-05-09 06:42
Are they fighting in the middle of a sound stage?
0 # Gattsu 2014-05-09 08:07
He Gomi'd out.

That being said the whole situation was handled very well by everyone afterwards.
+7 # The Mikeman 2014-05-09 10:18
I have an iphone so i cant comment, because i cant see it. Why is it that when i look for this vid elsewhere itll play on my iphone but never on middleeasy? Cant u guys post a link to ur vids along w the vid itself?
Please. And u can take my points away cuz i never read any of these pot induced,cheesy dorito finger typed essays anyway. Fix ur goddam site for x sake and make it at least tolerable for iphoners. Goddam giant black logout bar blocking all my glorious words. Cant check my spelling or watch videos. Every article title that contain the words "amazing" , "hilarious" or "unbelievable", never are. Ive had a bad day and not being able to watch this vid was the straw.
0 # Cutu2bad 2014-05-09 15:31
And this site was more easy to use and futuristic back in o8 you greasy slob
0 # IPhone 2014-05-09 19:46
IPhones suck, that's what you get for having one. Always hearing how the iPhone is so superb, just goes to show. It's not the site, it's your POS phone.
0 # The Mikeman 2014-05-09 20:00
I guess u didnt read the part where i said the videos play fine everytime i look elsewhere. 1+1 does not equal blue sir.
+2 # Natural 2014-05-09 21:21
Well, I couldn't watch it on my Nexus 7 either. I had to watch this from my computer. Flash video is dying. Not to be an ass, but get with the times man.
+3 # dk 2014-05-09 17:07
Maybe you shouldn't worry about having all the ads and actually making the videos show up
+2 # leg kick to the head 2014-05-09 17:59
i think the ref should've raised his own hand at the end
+1 # banditcom 2014-05-10 07:41
Leon Roberts didn't actually choke him. He underhooks and holds, probably while yelling in the fighter's ear the fight is over and to stop. Badass.
0 # MarkKerrsDignity 2014-05-11 19:13
Nexus 7 issue here too...only on ME

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