Tweets of the Day: Kenny Florian joins Dana White on tirade against Steve Mazzagatti

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Following the Jon Fitch vs. Josh Burkman bout, Kenny Florian rants about Steve Mazzagatti's ability to referee a fight. Florian even suggests about his team protesting when Mazzagatti was assigned to ref his past fights.

MMA referee Steve Mazzagatti took a lot of flak during his (non) performance at the WSOF 3 main event bout between Josh Burkman and Jon Fitch. He had Dana White once again calling for his head after he failed to notice that Fitch had gone out from a guillotine choke. Instead of waiting for the ref to stop the fight Burkman just decided by himself to let go of the submission.

Somewhat unsurprisingly though, NSAC's Keith Kizer then went on the record to defend his actions, saying it's a non-issue. This has drawn criticism from fans and from analysts, including former top UFC contender, Kenny Florian.

Apart from giving his opinion on the finish, Florian even suggested that in the past, he would protest when Mazzagatti was assigned to ref any of his fights. Check out his tweets:

For those who missed the said finish, you can watch the final sequence here and see for yourself.

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