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Famous Male Referees

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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 (born July 2, 1964) is an American professional wrestling referee and former professional wrestler currently signed to WWE on the SmackDown brand. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 54

Scott Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Referees
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Joseph Scott James Jr. (born May 4, 1959) is an American wrestling producer, referee and retired professional wrestler 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 on Wikipedia

Age: 59

Ed Hochuli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Referees
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Edward G. Hochuli (; born December 25, 1950) is an American attorney and retired American football official. He has served as an attorney at Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. since 1983, and was an official in the National Football League (NFL) from 1990 to 2017; his uniform number was 85. Prior to his officiating career, he played college football for four seasons at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). Hochuli 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 ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Mills Lane is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Referees
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Mills Bee Lane III (born November 12, 1937) is an American former boxing referee and professional boxer, a two-term Washoe County, Nevada 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, and was likewise inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on August 10 of the same year. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 82

Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States of America