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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
Mohamed Ali vs. Tatsuya Mizuno ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Jimmy Yabo vs. Benedict Ang ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Agilan Thangalapani vs. Brad Robinson ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Kotetsu Boku vs. Narantungalag Jadambaa ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Roger Gracie vs. Michał Pasternak ONE Championship 2016.05.06
Lowen Tynanes vs. Koji Ando ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Sunoto Peringkat vs. Bernard Soriano ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Rabin Catalan vs. Joshua Pacio ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Nikolay Aleksakhin vs. Ben Askren ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Vaughn Donayre vs. Honorio Banario ONE Championship 2016.04.15
Kyal Linn Aung vs. Thway Thit Aung ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Phoe Thaw vs. Saw Llay 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
Thar A Thal Ta Pwint vs. Kyar Kyaw ONE Championship 2016.03.18
Jimmy Yabo vs. Bashir Ahmad ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Jerome S. Paye vs. Hao Jie Li ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Alexandre Machado vs. Marcin Prachnio ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Rafael Silva vs. Luis Santos ONE Championship 2016.02.20
Baruto Kaito vs. Peter Aerts 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
Yago Bryan vs. Dejdamrong Sor Amnuaysirichoke ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Kotetsu Boku vs. Major Overall ONE Championship 2015.11.13
Paul Buentello vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Jesse Ronson vs. Alexander Sarnavskiy Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Maxime Ceban vs. Sung Chan Hong Abu Dhabi Warriors 3 2015.10.03
Baga Agaev vs. Mike Kyle Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Waylon Lowe vs. Mateusz Teodorczuk Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Jesse Ronson vs. Gadji Zaipulaev Abu Dhabi Warriors 2 2015.03.26
Xu Liu vs. Wang Wei ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Rafael Silva vs. Michał Pasternak ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Li Gen vs. Ya Wei Wang ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Ya Wei Wang vs. Kai Wen Li ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Xian Ji vs. Yadong Song ONE FC 24 2014.12.19
Dae Hwan Kim vs. Bibiano Fernandes ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Sylvain Potard vs. Jake Butler ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Timofey Nastyukhin vs. Eduard Folayang ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Tharoth Sam vs. Jujeath Nagaowa ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Koetsu Okazaki vs. Kevin Belingon ONE FC 23 2014.12.05
Bakhtiyar Abbasov vs. Luis Santos ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Igor Svirid vs. Leandro Ataides ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Dwayne Hinds vs. Christophe Vandijck ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Rocky Batolbatol vs. Martin Nguyen ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Zuli Silawanto vs. Jeff Huang ONE FC 22 2014.11.07
Edward Kelly vs. Ev Ting ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Stephen Langdown vs. Raymond Tan ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Tanaphong Khunhankaew vs. Bashir Ahmad ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Marat Gafurov vs. Robert Lisita ONE FC 21 2014.10.17
Kamal Shalorus vs. Shinya Aoki ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Herbert Burns vs. Hiroshige Tanaka ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Ana Julaton vs. Ann Osman ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Mohammad Walid vs. Vaughn Donayre ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Narantungalag Jadambaa vs. Koji Oishi ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Christian Holley vs. Roger Huerta ONE FC 19 2014.08.29
Rafael Nunes vs. Koji Ando ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Mohamed Ali vs. Jake Butler ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Eric Kelly vs. Robert Lisita ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Sung Ming Yen vs. Nicholas Lee ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Rayner Kinsiong vs. Eliot Corley ONE FC 18 2014.07.11
Fransino Tirta vs. Sami Amin ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Ev Ting vs. Yohan Mulia Legowo ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Adriano Moraes vs. Kosuke Suzuki ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Zuli Silawanto vs. Mohammad Sotounzadeh ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Ruel Catalan vs. Gianni Subba ONE FC 17 2014.06.14
Stephen Langdown vs. Casey Suire ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Vincent Latoel vs. Eddie Ng ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Major Overall vs. Bruno Pucci ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Bakhtiyar Abbasov vs. Ben Askren ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Radeem Rahman vs. Raymond Tan ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Yusuke Kawanago vs. Robert Lisita II ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Gianni Subba vs. Eugene Toquero ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Kotetsu Boku vs. Eduard Folayang ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Leandro Ataides vs. Tatsuya Mizuno ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Masakatsu Ueda ONE FC 15 2014.05.02
Yuta Watanabe vs. Taisuke Okuno DEEP 66 Impact 2014.04.29
Kevin Belingon vs. Dae Hwan Kim ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Arnaud Lepont vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Nobutatsu Suzuki vs. Brock Larson ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Harris Sarmiento vs. Herbert Burns ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Shinichi Kojima vs. Andrew Leone ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Paul Cheng vs. Alain Ngalani ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Eduard Folayang vs. Vincent Latoel ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Ruel Catalan vs. Khim Dima ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Honorio Banario vs. Koji Oishi II ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Caros Fodor vs. Vuyisile Colossa ONE FC 13 2013.12.06
Adriano Moraes vs. Yusup Saadulaev ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Tok Sophon vs. Saiful Merican ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Leandro Ataides vs. Brayan Rafiq ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Peter Davis vs. Alaa Mazloum ONE FC 12 2013.11.15
Mitch Chilson vs. Shannon Wiratchai II ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Sherilyn Lim vs. Ann Osman ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Eddie Ng vs. Peter Davis ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Jake Butler vs. Sylvain Potard ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Soo Chul Kim vs. Bibiano Fernandes ONE FC 11 2013.10.18
Long Sophy vs. Max Metino ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Vuyisile Colossa vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Jake Butler vs. James Kouame ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Bruno Pucci vs. Bashir Ahmad ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Almiro Barros vs. Kian Pham ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Seung Ho Yang vs. Caros Fodor ONE FC 10 2013.09.13
Eduard Folayang vs. Kamal Shalorus ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Masakatsu Ueda vs. Kevin Belingon ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Koji Oishi vs. Honorio Banario ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Rey Docyogen vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Felipe Enomoto vs. Lowen Tynanes ONE FC 9 2013.05.31
Yusup Saadulaev vs. Leandro Issa ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Arnaud Lepont vs. Eddie Ng ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Brock Larson vs. Melvin Manhoef ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Shinya Aoki vs. Kotetsu Boku ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Jake Butler vs. Swain Cangco ONE FC 8 2013.04.05
Honorio Banario vs. Eric Kelly ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Leo Krishna vs. Peter Davis ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Jian Kai Chee vs. AJ Lias Mansor ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Adam Kayoom vs. Zuli Silawanto ONE FC 7 2013.02.02
Georgi Karakhanyan vs. Hiroyuki Takaya Dream 18 2012.12.31
Satoru Kitaoka vs. Will Brooks Dream 18 2012.12.31
Yoshiro Maeda vs. Bibiano Fernandes Dream 18 2012.12.31
Jamshed Khan vs. Rouhollah Eidehlouei Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Warren De Reuck vs. Mohamed Hassan Badawy Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Bhabajeet Choudhury vs. Shyam Prasad Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Bharat Khandare vs. Narender Grewal Super Fight League 13 2012.12.14
Sanjay Jha vs. Abhijeet Petkar Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Shaikh Mohammed-Farhan vs. Jagdish Kumar Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Mohamed Abdel Karim vs. Jimmy Ambriz Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Nikola Janjić vs. Vikas Singh Super Fight League 10 2012.11.23
Santosh Kumar vs. Sachin Mahanta Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Monika Mallik vs. Gurleen Kaur Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Jamshed Khan vs. Bhabajeet Choudhury Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Baz Mohammad vs. Amr Fathee Wahman Super Fight League 9 2012.11.16
Irene Cabello vs. Sanja Sucevic 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
Amr Fathee Wahman vs. Kultar Gill Super Fight League 4 2012.10.12
Arnaud Lepont vs. Shinya Aoki ONE FC 6 2012.10.06
Mitch Chilson vs. Ngabdi Mulyadi ONE FC 6 2012.10.06
Yusup Saadulaev vs. Kevin Belingon ONE FC 6 2012.10.06
Kotetsu Boku vs. Zorobabel Moreira Jr. ONE FC 6 2012.10.06
Melvin Manhoef vs. Ryo Kawamura ONE FC 6 2012.10.06
Soo Chul Kim vs. Kevin Belingon ONE FC 5 2012.08.31
Rodrigo Ribeiro vs. Phil Baroni ONE FC 5 2012.08.31
Rolles Gracie vs. Tony Bonello 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
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Gustavo Falciroli ONE FC 5 2012.08.31
AJ Lias Mansor vs. Mitch Chilson ONE FC 4 2012.06.23
Tatsuya Mizuno vs. Renato Sobral ONE FC 4 2012.06.23
Masakazu Imanari vs. Leandro Issa ONE FC 4 2012.06.23
Roger Huerta vs. Zorobabel Moreira Jr. ONE FC 4 2012.06.23
Brian Choi vs. Arnaud Lepont ONE FC 4 2012.06.23

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