John McCarthy has been within the mixed martial arts scene for quite some time. An MMA referee veteran, McCarthy has been the third man inside the octagon for countless bouts under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Consequently, the referee turned Bellator MMA color-commentator has seen some of the greatest fighters from the sport throw down. Speaking in a recent interview, as seen within the video above, McCarthy revealed that he believes former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is perhaps the greatest fighter he has ever seen.
“The best fighter I have ever seen, this is just fighting, is Jon Jones. Jon Jones has fight IQ, the body type, the skill, the ability. I have never seen a fighter that is a capable as Jon Jones in MMA.”
Check it out within the video above.