It just had to be Herb.
Herb Dean will referee the UFC 178 main event between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (8-1-1) and challenge Chris Cariaso (6-4) next month.
UFC 178 takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on September 27.
The title fight will be judged by veteran officials Sal D’Amato, Marcos Rosales and Glenn Trowbridge.
The UFC 178 officials were determined at today’s Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing in Las Vegas.
The full UFC 178 lineup includes:
MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)
Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso
Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone
Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier
Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero
Amanda Nunes vs. Cat Zingano
PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET)
Dominick Cruz vs. Takeya Mizugaki
James Krause vs. Jorge Masvidal
Patrick Cote vs. Stephen Thompson
Brian Ebersole vs. John Howard
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 7 p.m. ET)
Kevin Lee vs. Jon Tuck
Manny Gamburyan vs. Cody Gibson
Tags: Mixed Martial Arts