Results for: Miragliotta in news

  • a year ago
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Dan Miragliotta contends that most of the shots that hit Patrick Cote just prior to a stoppage against Alessio Sakara were legal blows. Three weren't, however, and the longtime referee said he issued two verbal warnings before the third blow knocked Cote out and forced his intervention. "As long as hand makes contact with the ear, it's a legal strike," Miragliotta told MMAjunkie.com. "If you miss the ear and only hit the back of the head, it's illegal." read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Dan Miragliotta has been assigned referee duties for the UFC on FX 4 main event clash between Gray Maynard and Clay Guida on June 22. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Dan Miragliotta hasn't yet sat down to watch the replay of this past Saturday's UFC 142 bout between Vitor Belfort and Anthony Johnson, but as the contest's referee, he remembers it vividly in his mind. And while Miragliotta has come under fire for what some MMA pundits consider a series of "quick" restarts in action, the veteran referee believes his calls were more than appropriate. "If there's two guys on the ground that aren't doing anything ... I give them some time," Miragliotta t read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Referee Dan Miragliotta admits he was razor close to stopping the Cheick Kongo vs. Pat Barry heavyweight fight. But if you were watching the UFC on Versus 4 headliner, you already knew that. Miragliotta was so close to stopping the June 26 fight, in fact, that he brushed against Barry after the fighter floored Kongo with a punch a few minutes into the first round and did so again with another punch. read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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Heavyweight Mostapha Al Turk's (6-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC) six-month run in the UFC hasn't gone exactly as planned. read news >>

  • 5 years ago
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Referee Dan Miragliotta is certainly no stranger to controversy.

Beginning with his performance during the "EliteXC: Primetime" bout between Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson and James Thompson, seemingly every decision made by Miragliotta in the cage is open to some degree of criticism. read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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Many outlets have erroneously reported that a crazed fan attacked 6-4, 296 pound UFC referee Dan Miragliotta who promptly put the fan in a rear naked choke before other authorities arrived to make the arrest. read news >>