Stopping a fight is walking a real tightrope for officials. Do it too soon, and you’re cast down by everyone from fans right on up to UFC president Dana White. Too late, and those same fans and executives are at your throat just as enthusiastically.
UFC 146 had nine fights out of 12 end inside the distance with a referee jumping into halt the action. Let’s take a look at the (T)KO finishes from best to worst in terms of officiating.