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[ARCHIVES] Michael Chiesa Issues Grappling Challenge to Mario Yamasaki

Tonight at UFC Vegas 43, Michael Chiesa will have his hands full with 14-0 Sean Brady. Four years ago, he wanted to compete against...

Referee Mario Yamasaki Unsure If He’ll Officiate MMA Fights Again

Controversial referee Mario Yamasaki is weighing his options in terms of whether or not he wishes to officiate going forward. Yamasaki is a longtime referee...

Mario Yamasaki Plans To Return To MMA Refereeing

Mario Yamasaki is looking to become an MMA ref once again. Yamasaki hasn't reffed a fight since UFC Belem on Feb. 3, 2018, when he...

Mario Yamasaki Weighs In On Herb Dean’s Stoppage Of UFC on ESPN 14 Bout

Fellow MMA referee Mario Yamasaki has given his take on Herb Dean's stoppage during the Francisco Trinaldo vs. Jai Herbert bout. Dean came under...

Valentina Shevchenko Responds to Mario Yamasaki Controversy

Valentina Shevchenko isn't as outraged with Mario Yamasaki as others are. In the co-main event of UFC Belem, Shevchenko went one-on-one with Priscila Cachoeira. The gap...

Dana White: Mario Yamasaki Won’t Ref Another UFC Fight

It appears Mario Yamasaki's days working as a referee in the UFC may be finished. Last Saturday night, Yamasaki served as the third man in...

Joe Rogan Weighs in on Mario Yamasaki’s UFC Belem Officiating

Joe Rogan has offered his two cents on the controversy surrounding referee Mario Yamasaki. This past Saturday night (Feb. 3), UFC Belem took place. In...

CABMMA Releases Statement Regarding Mario Yamasaki’s UFC Belem Officiating

The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) was not going to be silent following UFC Belem. In the co-main event of UFC Belem, Valentina Shevchenko took...

Mario Yamasaki Statement Addressing UFC Belem Fiasco

Once again, referee Mario Yamasaki has to explain himself following a bout in which his officiating was called into question. This time, he has released...

Dana White Rips Mario Yamasaki After UFC Belem

UFC President Dana White is not very happy with longtime MMA referee Mario Yamasaki. As seen in the co-main event of Saturday’s (Feb. 3, 2018)...