“Big” John McCarthy is a pioneer in mixed martial arts. He has refereed fights since 1994 beginning with UFC 2. He’s played an enormous role in rule implementation and regulation of the sport that helped bring it from a grassroots following into mainstream America.
McCarthy recently sat down with Vegas CANNABIS, a local Las Vegas publication, to talk about medical marijuana. While McCarthy has never used marijuana, his wife uses medical cannabis to help treat her symptoms of lupus. McCarthy spoke about the benefits of medical marijuana and how it impacts MMA.