Dana White was disappointed with the refereeing at UFC 208
Germaine de Randamie beat Holly Holm to claim the inaugural UFC Women's Featherweight Championship but the result was not without controversy.
Holm complained that De Randamie had twice landed deliberate punches after the bell and was warned but not docked a point.
And White believes the New York State Athletic Commission made a mistake in giving referee Todd Anderson the responsibility of the UFC 208 headline bout.
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“I feel like the referee from New York shouldn’t be refereeing a main event fight," White said.
"They don’t have enough experience.
"He should not have been in there.
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Germaine de Randamie was accused of illegal shots by Holly Holm at UFC 208
"But again, we don’t make those decisions.
"The commission does.
"That was a bad decision by them, and if that guy takes a point for hitting after the bell, it’s a draw.
Germaine de Randamie won a controversial title fight at UFC 208
"The only possible way this night could be any more s***."
White could not hide his disappointment with the night's action which saw just one fight stopped early while the other nine went to the judges' scorecards.
And the UFC president revealed that he was not the only one distinctly underwhelmed by the top fight of the night.
“Everyone was blowing me up on the phone, ‘what’s wrong with this ref?’ and what’s wrong with this ref is that he doesn’t have big fight experience like that," White added.
"None of these guys do in this state yet, and they should’ve had one of the experienced MMA refs in there refereeing that main event.”