There always seems to be some sort of complication in the fight world, something that just comes completely out of the blue and knocks everyone for a loop. The latest is that veteran MMA referee Josh Rosenthal has apparently plead guilty in a case involving a whole lot of marijuana. He has plead guilty to conspiracy to manufacture marijuana as well as possession with the intent to distribute.
This comes after federal agents raided a warehouse in Oakland, Calif. that was owned by Rosenthal and another, unnamed associate, where they discovered over 1,300 marijuana plants. That much marijuana had an apparent street value at over $6 million, which is a whole lot of weed. The deal that he has plead to includes 37 months in prison, fines and five years of probation, which is a lot better than the ten years to life sentence that he faced without the plea. [Source]