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Refereed by Yuji Shimada

Though far less recognizable by name to North American fight fans than UFC mainstays "Big" John McCarthy, Herb Dean and others, Japan's Yuji Shimada is one of professional MMA's most accomplished and experienced referees, with more than a decade of officiating title bouts and other high profile matchups to his credit.

Shimada served as head official for Japan's defunct Pride FC promotion, where from its inaugural 1997 event forward he presided over some of MM's biggest matchups, including Rickson Gracie vs. Nobuhiko Takada at Pride 1, Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Royce Gracie at the Pride 2000 Grand Prix Finals, and the championship bouts between Wanderlei Silva and Quinton Jackson at Pride 28, Fedor Emelianenko and "Minotauro" Nogueira at Pride Shockwave 2004, and many others. Shimada continued to referee under the DREAM and Fields promotions.

Refereed by Yuji Shimada

Bout   Event   Date   Org
Lowen Tynanes vs. Koji Ando ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Bernard Soriano vs. Sunoto Peringkat ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Vaughn Donayre vs. Honorio Banario ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Joshua Pacio vs. Rabin Catalan ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Ben Askren vs. Nikolay Aleksakhin ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Thar A Thal Ta Pwint vs. Kyar Kyaw ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Saw Llay vs. Phoe Thaw ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Thway Thit Aung vs. Kyal Linn Aung ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Aung La Nsang vs. Mohamed Ali ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Tha Pyay Nyo vs. Kyal Sin Phyo ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Jerome S. Paye vs. Hao Jie Li ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Luis Santos vs. Rafael Silva ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Bashir Ahmad vs. Jimmy Yabo ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Marcin Prachnio vs. Alexandre Machado ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Peter Aerts vs. Baruto Kaito RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2015 2015.12.31
Tsuyoshi Kosaka vs. James Thompson RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2015 2015.12.29
Amir Khan vs. Jimmy Yabo ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke vs. Yago Bryan ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Major Overall vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Sung Chan Hong vs. Maxime Ceban Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou vs. Paul Buentello Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Alexander Sarnavskiy vs. Jesse Ronson Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Baga Agaev vs. Mike Kyle Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Mateusz Teodorczuk vs. Waylon Lowe Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Gadji Zaipulaev vs. Jesse Ronson Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Ya Wei Wang vs. Li Gen ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Michał Pasternak vs. Rafael Silva ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Xu Liu vs. Wang Wei ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Xian Ji vs. Yadong Song ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Kai Wen Li vs. Ya Wei Wang ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Jujeath Nagaowa vs. Tharoth Sam ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Kevin Belingon vs. Koetsu Okazaki ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Eduard Folayang vs. Timofey Nastyukhin ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Jake Butler vs. Sylvain Potard ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Dae Hwan Kim ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Luis Santos vs. Bakhtiyar Abbasov ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Jeff Huang vs. Zuli Silawanto ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Martin Nguyen vs. Rocky Batolbatol ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Leandro Ataides vs. Igor Svirid ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Dwayne Hinds vs. Christophe Vandijck ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Ev Ting vs. Edward Kelly ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Marat Gafurov vs. Robert Lisita ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Bashir Ahmad vs. Tanaphong Khunhankaew ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Raymond Tan vs. Stephen Langdown ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Shinya Aoki vs. Kamal Shalorus ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Roger Huerta vs. Christian Holley ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Ana Julaton vs. Ann Osman ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Vaughn Donayre vs. Mohammad Walid ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Herbert Burns vs. Hiroshige Tanaka ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Koji Oishi vs. Jadambaa Narantungalag ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Eliot Corley vs. Rayner Kinsiong ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Koji Ando vs. Rafael Nunes ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Nicholas Lee vs. Sung Ming Yen ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Jake Butler vs. Mohamed Ali ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Eric Kelly vs. Robert Lisita ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Adriano Moraes vs. Kosuke Suzuki ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Fransino Tirta vs. Sami Amin ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Yohan Mulia Legowo vs. Ev Ting ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Gianni Subba vs. Ruel Catalan ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Zuli Silawanto vs. Mohammad Sotounzadeh ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Ben Askren vs. Bakhtiyar Abbasov ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Radeem Rahman vs. Raymond Tan ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Casey Suire vs. Stephen Langdown ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Eddie Ng vs. Vincent Latoel ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Major Overall vs. Bruno Pucci ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Leandro Ataides vs. Tatsuya Mizuno ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Eduard Folayang vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Gianni Subba vs. Eugene Toquero ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Masakatsu Ueda ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Robert Lisita vs. Yusuke Kawanago II ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Yuta Watanabe vs. Taisuke Okuno DEEP 66 Impact 2014.04.29
Brock Larson vs. Nobutatsu Suzuki ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Andrew Leone vs. Shinichi Kojima ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Kevin Belingon vs. Dae Hwan Kim ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Harris Sarmiento vs. Herbert Burns ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Kotetsu Boku vs. Arnaud Lepont ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Eduard Folayang vs. Vincent Latoel ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Alain Ngalani vs. Paul Cheng ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Vuyisile Colossa vs. Caros Fodor ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Koji Oishi vs. Honorio Banario II ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Ruel Catalan vs. Khim Dima ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Peter Davis vs. Alaa Mazloum ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Yusup Saadulaev vs. Adriano Moraes ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Saiful Merican vs. Tok Sophon ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Leandro Ataides vs. Brayan Rafiq ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Jake Butler vs. Sylvain Potard ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Eddie Ng vs. Peter Davis ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Soo Chul Kim vs. Bibiano Fernandes ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Mitch Chilson vs. Shannon Wiratchai II ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Sherilyn Lim vs. Ann Osman ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Almiro Barros vs. Kian Pham ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Bashir Ahmad vs. Bruno Pucci ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Long Sophy vs. Max Metino ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Kotetsu Boku vs. Vuyisile Colossa ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Jake Butler vs. James Kouame ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Caros Fodor vs. Seung Ho Yang ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Kamal Shalorus vs. Eduard Folayang ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Rey Docyogen vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Kevin Belingon vs. Masakatsu Ueda ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Honorio Banario vs. Koji Oishi ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Felipe Enomoto vs. Lowen Tynanes ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Jake Butler vs. Swain Cangco ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Leandro Issa vs. Yusup Saadulaev ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Melvin Manhoef vs. Brock Larson ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Shinya Aoki vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Eddie Ng vs. Arnaud Lepont ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Eric Kelly vs. Honorio Banario ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Adam Kayoom vs. Zuli Silawanto ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
AJ Lias Mansor vs. Jian Kai Chee ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Peter Davis vs. Leo Krishna ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Will Brooks vs. Satoru Kitaoka Dream 18 2012.12.31
Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Georgi Karakhanyan Dream 18 2012.12.31
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Yoshiro Maeda Dream 18 2012.12.31
Mohamed Hassan Badawy vs. Warren De Reuck Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Rouhollah Eidehlouei vs. Jamshed Khan Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Shyam Prasad vs. Bhabajeet Choudhury Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Bharat Khandare vs. Narender Grewal Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Jimmy Ambriz vs. Mohamed Abdel Karim Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Jagdish Kumar vs. Shaikh Mohammed-Farhan Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Sanjay Jha vs. Abhijeet Petkar Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Vikas Singh vs. Nikola Janjić Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Amr Fathee Wahman vs. Baz Mohammad Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Bhabajeet Choudhury vs. Jamshed Khan Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Santosh Kumar vs. Sachin Mahanta Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Monika Mallik vs. Gurleen Kaur Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Kultar Gill vs. Amr Fathee Wahman Super Fight League 4 2012.10.12
Bhabajeet Choudhury vs. Charanjit Singh Super Fight League 4 2012.10.12
Irfan Khan vs. Kaushik Sen Super Fight League 4 2012.10.12
Sanja Sucevic vs. Irene Cabello Super Fight League 4 2012.10.12
Melvin Manhoef vs. Ryo Kawamura ONE FC 6 2012.10.06
Zorobabel Moreira Jr. vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 6 2012.10.06
Shinya Aoki vs. Arnaud Lepont ONE FC 6 2012.10.06
Ngabdi Mulyadi vs. Mitch Chilson ONE FC 6 2012.10.06
Yusup Saadulaev vs. Kevin Belingon ONE FC 6 2012.10.06
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Gustavo Falciroli ONE FC 5 2012.08.31
Honorio Banario vs. Andrew Benibe ONE FC 5 2012.08.31
Andrei Arlovski vs. Tim Sylvia IV ONE FC 5 2012.08.31
Phil Baroni vs. Rodrigo Ribeiro ONE FC 5 2012.08.31
Rolles Gracie vs. Tony Bonello ONE FC 5 2012.08.31
Kevin Belingon vs. Soo Chul Kim ONE FC 5 2012.08.31
AJ Lias Mansor vs. Mitch Chilson ONE FC 4 2012.06.23
Masakazu Imanari vs. Leandro Issa ONE FC 4 2012.06.23
Arnaud Lepont vs. Brian Choi ONE FC 4 2012.06.23
Roger Huerta vs. Zorobabel Moreira Jr. ONE FC 4 2012.06.23
Renato Sobral vs. Tatsuya Mizuno ONE FC 4 2012.06.23
Marat Gafurov vs. Mairbek Taisumov M-1 Global 2012.06.21
Fedor Emelianenko vs. Pedro Rizzo M-1 Global 2012.06.21
Albert Duraev vs. Ramazan Emeev M-1 Global 2012.06.21
Lak Sekhon vs. Vladimir Biandov Super Fight League 3 2012.05.06
Lena Ovchynnikova vs. Joanne Calderwood Super Fight League 3 2012.05.06

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