Mario Yamasaki to referee among stars at Bitetti Combat

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Some big stars from worldwide MMA will make appearances at Bitetti Combat 6, to take place this coming Thursday, February 25, in the Nilson Nelson gymnasium in Brasilia. And the big names are not restricted to the fighters to see action in the ring.

Mario has overseen bouts with the likes of Rodrigo Minotauro and Randy Couture. Photo: Josh Hedges

The head referee, for example, is Mario Yamasaki, one of the best refs in the world, a mainstay of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Jiu-Jitsu black belt, announced beforehand by GRACIEMAG via Twitter.

But the event will be replete with the big names of MMA, a great opportunity for Brazilian fans to see their heroes up close. Confirmed for the event in Brasilia are Maurício Shogun, Murilo Ninja, Vitor Belfort, Antonio Pezão, Pedro Rizzo, Rogério Minotouro, José Mario Sperry, Gesias Cavalcanti and Marcus Parrumpinha, among others.

Tickets can be purchased at Bad Boy outlets around Brasilia and over the website.

Check out the complete card:

Bitetti Combat 6
Nilson Nelson Gymnasium, Brasília, Brazil
February 25, 2010

Paulo Filho vs Yuki Sasaki
Glover Teixeira vs Jeff Monson
Fabio Maldonado vs Valentijn Overeem
Cristiano Marcello vs Emiliano Cobra Vatt
Ediene “Índia” Gomes vs Amanda Nunes
Luiz “Buscapé” Firmino vs Francisco “Massaranduba” Drinaldo
Danillo “Índio” Villefort vs Cassiano Tytschyo
Yuri Villefort vs Júlio Cesar Merenda
Leandro Batata vs Gustavo “Labareda” Sampaio
Felipe “Mongo” Arinelli vs Luis Cesar “The Lion”

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