Being the ref for the biggest fight of the year has to be an absolutely nerve-wracking job. You are making the most accurate and safe calls you can based on experience, common sense, and medical backing.
The Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather fight ended in the 10th round due to a TKO which sent McGregor packing to a medical suspension. He has one explanation for what happened in the 10th round – and an experienced ringside doctor has another.
Would you want to be the referee in the way of the likes of Conor McGregor – regardless of his condition at the end of a fight? If you’d like to know what made Referee Robert Byrd end the match, Click Next!