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Man accused of punching, knocking out referee

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A Nashville man is facing some serious charges after an argument with a referee allegedly got out of hand Sunday night.

According to arrest records, Dillan Rodriguez is accused of knocking out a referee after a player on his team received a red card, which is an ejection.

The referee says he woke up a few minutes after being punched.

Police say the referee's face, lips, nose and hand were visibly swollen.

Rodriguez was arrested Sunday night and is facing a charge of aggravated assault.

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