Mixed martial arts referee Herb Dean will step into the cage tonight for the final time ... as a fighter.
Dean -- who relies on kickboxing skills -- will attempt to go out on winning note and improve his average record (2-2) against the man who "submitted Kimo and beat Dan Severn."
Let's hope for his sake the bout isn't stopped prematurely.
Update: For those who missed it, Dean turned in a solid performance before being unable answer the bell to start the second round because of an eye injury.
Here's the video: