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Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes, Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt assigned referees, judges

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The two title fights at UFC 207 were assigned their officials Thursday.

Amanda Nunes will defend her UFC women's bantamweight title against former champ Ronda Rousey in the main event of UFC 207 on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas. In the co-main event, Dominick Cruz will defend his bantamweight belt against Cody Garbrandt.

Herb Dean will be the referee for the bout between Nunes and Rousey, it was decided by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) at its monthly meeting. The judges installed were Adelaide Byrd, Sal D'Amato and Chris Lee.

For Cruz vs. Garbrandt, John McCarthy was slated as referee by the commission. Derek Cleary, Jeff Mullen and Tony Weeks were assigned to do the judging.

None of the fighters or their camps had an issue with any of the officials, UFC vice president of regulatory affairs Marc Ratner said at the meeting.

Rousey is coming back after a year away following her second-round knockout loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193 in November. Nunes won the belt from Miesha Tate via first-round submission at UFC 200 in July.

Cruz defended his title with a unanimous decision victory over Urijah Faber at UFC 199 in June. He has not lost since 2007. Garbrandt has three straight first-round knockout finishes.