Originally written on cheap-heat  |  Last updated 11/9/14

The UFC and FOX Sports this past week announced a new innovative “Ref Cam” for Saturday’s card on FOX – but the Ref Cam never made it to the live telecast.

Dana White and his head of production said the Ref Cam is still a work in progress that will be used again in upcoming broadcasts.

UFC on FOX 4 took place at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The main card aired live on FOX. Preliminary-card fights aired on FUEL TV.

“We didn’t use it tonight,” Craig Borsari told White following the post-event news conference. “They never put it in the live telecast. There were some good looks, but not good enough to put in the live telecast. We’re going to keep making tweaks.”

After the fights Dana White joked with reporters that the the shots the camera produced on Saturday “sucked.”

“Craig wants to do it,” White said. “That’s my head of production. What am I going to do? (I) pick and choose my battles. I”m not going to fight with him about everything. If he wants to keep the Ref Cam that he himself doesn’t like, then yes – he can use it.”

(Source: MMA Junkie)


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