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Promoting EliteXC on CBS, Ref Herb Dean Explains Rules of Mixed Martial Arts

CBS and EliteXC are doing something very smart as they prepare for the first mixed martial arts broadcast on network television: They're trying to educate the public about the sport. As part of that effort, here's MMA referee Herb Dean demonstrating some of the rules, on a video on the official CBS YouTube channel:

Dean doesn't say anything that will come as news to hard-core MMA fans, but to casual fans and non-fans, it's good to have a basic background of the rules of the sport -- and that there are far more rules related to basic safety of the fighter than the average person realizes.

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