Referee provoked mass brawl at MMA tournament
During the MMA fight in Germany between Omer Solmaz and Felix Schiffarth a massive brawl erupted with the participation of athletes. In the fifth round, Solmaz began to deliver strong finishing blows at his opponent. This caused the coaches of the loser to throw in the towel as a sign to stop the bout. However, the referee of the meeting did not notice the towel, thereby allowing the fighter to inflict a few more shots at his opponent.
The referee stopped the fight, but at the same moment, Schiffarth’s seconds were jumping into the cell. After a moment, representatives of both teams jumped into the cell from all sides. The mass brawl was not immediately stopped.