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List of famous male referees, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male referees list contains the most prominent and top males known for being referees. There are thousand of males working as referees in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic referees have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a referee then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male referees, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male referees?" and "Who are the best male referees?"
Charles Robinson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Referees
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Charles Shane Robinson is an American professional wrestling referee currently signed to WWE. ...more

Age: 53

Birthplace: USA, North Carolina, Mooresville

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Scott Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Referees
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Joseph Scott James is a retired American professional wrestler and current referee and producer better known as Scott Armstrong. He is currently under contract to WWE. He is the oldest son of Bob Armstrong and has three brothers who became wrestlers, Brad, Steve and Brian. ...more

Age: 58

Birthplace: Marietta, Georgia, United States of America

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Ed Hochuli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Referees
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Edward G. Hochuli is an attorney for the firm of Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. since 1983, and has been an American football official in the National Football League since the 1990 NFL season. His uniform number is 85. Prior to his officiating career, he played college football for four seasons at the University of Texas at El Paso. Hochuli has worked numerous playoff games, including two Super Bowls. He is best known for his athletic/muscular physique and for explaining on-field rulings in a manner that is comprehensive yet also clear and concise. In a poll conducted by ESPN in 2008, Hochuli tied fellow referee Mike Carey for "best referee" votes among NFL head coaches. Beginning his ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

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Mills Lane is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Referees
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Mills Bee Lane III is a retired boxing referee, a former boxer, was a two-term Washoe County District Court Judge and television personality. He is best known for having officiated several major heavyweight championship boxing matches in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, and for starring in the syndicated court show Judge Mills Lane. On June 9, 2013, Lane was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. ...more

Age: 81

Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States of America

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