The Association of Boxing Commissions Combative Sports will host recognized training for MMA Officials on December 1 & 2, 2018 in New York City.

Both the Judge Course and the Referee Course will be taught by Kevin MacDonald who is a former MMA fighter turned referee with experience in all facets of the Mixed Martial Arts industry. Raised in the Boston area, Kevin got into NHB (No Holds Barred,as it was called then) in Houston, TX training under Tim Mousel and Yves Edwards. Kevin competed in many MMA events including John Lobers’ famous L.A.Underground, Louisiana’s World ValeTudo Federation,the Extreme Shootout 2, the Talon Challenge, and the Rhode Island Vale Tudo 2. Upon returning to Boston, Kevin made the transition from fighter to official and began refereeing.

Over the years Kevin has refereed over thousands of MMA bouts and officiated events throughout the world including the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Bellator Fighting Championships, and Moosin God of War. Please complete the registration form and send it to the email specified.