Watch: Ref 'almost kills' MMA fighter

WARNING: Graphic content which may disturb some viewers. Courtesy of AXS TV/LegacyFC In a shocking end to a title match between Manny Vasquez and Steven Peterson at Legacy Fight Championships 56, Peterson had Vasquez in a rear naked choke submission, and the referee failed to see that Vasquez lost consciousness. Vasquez remained in the choke for a long time after falling unconscious, and the referee in question has been lambasted in the MMA media for failing to protect the fighter in a timely fashion.

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