Dream 2: Middleweight GP 2008 First Round

Completed
MMA Event
Apr 29, 2008
Dream 2
  • Date: Tuesday 04.29.2008
  • Promotion: DREAM
  • Venue: Saitama Super Arena
  • MMA Bouts: 8

Fight Card
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  • Submission, Rear Naked Choke 3:38 Round 1 of 2
    Ronaldo Souza
    Up to 8-1
    Main Card
    185
    10 + 5 Two Rounds
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    Down to 0-1
    Ian Murphy
    Professional MMA
    "Jacaré" Nickname
    28
    +4 mos, 3 wks, 1 day
    Age at Fight 22
    +10 mos, 2 wks, 1 day
    184.7 lbs
    (83.8 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    185.0 lbs
    (83.9 kgs)
    6'1"
    (185cm)
    Height
    5'10"
    (178cm)
    72.0"
    (183cm)
    Reach
    N/A
    -
  • Submission, Neck Crank 8:20 Round 1 of 2
    Kazushi Sakuraba
    Up to 24-10-1
    Main Event
    185
    10 + 5 Two Rounds
    #8 add_circle
    Professional MMA
    "The Gracie Hunter" Nickname
    -700
    (Huge Favorite)
    Betting Odds
    +575
    (Heavy Underdog)
    38
    +9 mos, 2 wks, 1 day
    Age at Fight 25
    +1 mos, 2 wks, 3 days
    184.3 lbs
    (83.6 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    183.6 lbs
    (83.3 kgs)
    5'11"
    (180cm)
    Height
    6'0"
    (183cm)
    N/A
    -
    Reach
    75.0"
    (191cm)
  • Submission, Triangle Choke 3:10 Round 1 of 2
    Gegard Mousasi
    Up to 21-2-1
    Main Card
    185
    10 + 5 Two Rounds
    #7 add_circle
    Down to 28-10-1
    Denis Kang
    Professional MMA
    "The Dreamcatcher" Nickname "Super Korean"
    +200
    (Moderate Underdog)
    Betting Odds
    -245
    (Moderate Favorite)
    22
    +8 mos, 4 wks
    Age at Fight 30
    +7 mos, 1 week, 5 days
    184.5 lbs
    (83.7 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    184.3 lbs
    (83.6 kgs)
    6'2"
    (188cm)
    Height
    5'11"
    (181cm)
    76.0"
    (193cm)
    Reach
    N/A
    -
    Matchup Page
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  • KO/TKO, Punches 0:57 Round 1 of 2
    Kiyoshi Tamura
    Up to 43-19-3
    Main Card
    185
    10 + 5 Two Rounds
    #6 add_circle
    Down to 39-13-1
    Masakatsu Funaki
    Professional MMA
    -193
    (Slight Favorite)
    Betting Odds
    +163
    (Slight Underdog)
    38
    +4 mos, 1 week, 5 days
    Age at Fight 39
    +1 mos, 2 wks, 2 days
    183.9 lbs
    (83.4 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    184.1 lbs
    (83.5 kgs)
    5'11"
    (181cm)
    Height
    6'0"
    (183cm)
    Matchup Page
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  • Submission, Armbar 1:40 Round 1 of 2
    Main Card
    185
    10 + 5 Two Rounds
    #4 add_circle
    Professional MMA
    "Benkei" Nickname "The White Wolf"
    -260
    (Moderate Favorite)
    Betting Odds
    +225
    (Moderate Underdog)
    29
    +2 mos, 1 week, 6 days
    Age at Fight 23
    +11 mos, 2 wks, 4 days
    185.0 lbs
    (83.9 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    183.9 lbs
    (83.4 kgs)
    6'2"
    (188cm)
    Height
    5'10"
    (178cm)
    72.0"
    (183cm)
    Reach
    N/A
    -
  • Decision, Unanimous 2 Rounds, 15:00 Total
    Dong Sik Yoon
    Up to 4-4
    Main Card
    185
    10 + 5 Two Rounds
    #3 add_circle
    Down to 7-11
    Shungo Oyama
    Professional MMA
    Nickname "Toshi"
    -233
    (Moderate Favorite)
    Betting Odds
    +203
    (Moderate Underdog)
    35
    +8 mos, 5 days
    Age at Fight 34
    +2 wks, 4 days
    184.3 lbs
    (83.6 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    185.0 lbs
    (83.9 kgs)
    6'0"
    (183cm)
    Height
    5'10"
    (178cm)
  • Decision, Unanimous 2 Rounds, 15:00 Total
    Taiei Kin
    Up to 3-2
    Main Card
    185
    10 + 5 Two Rounds
    #2 add_circle
    Down to 40-28-8
    Ikuhisa Minowa
    Professional MMA
    "Kin-Chan" Nickname "Minowaman"
    +258
    (Moderate Underdog)
    Betting Odds
    -388
    (Moderate Favorite)
    37
    +9 mos, 3 wks
    Age at Fight 32
    +3 mos, 2 wks, 3 days
    5'10"
    (178cm)
    Height
    5'9"
    (175cm)
    N/A
    -
    Reach
    70.5"
    (179cm)
  • Decision, Unanimous 2 Rounds, 15:00 Total
    Shinya Aoki
    Up to 15-2
    Main Card
    154
    10 + 5 Two Rounds
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    Down to 14-2-1
    Gesias Cavalcante
    Professional MMA
    "Tobikan Judan" Nickname "JZ"
    +241
    (Moderate Underdog)
    Betting Odds
    -286
    (Moderate Favorite)
    24
    +11 mos, 2 wks, 6 days
    Age at Fight 24
    +9 mos, 3 wks, 2 days
    153.4 lbs
    (69.6 kgs)
    Weigh-In Result
    154.3 lbs
    (70.0 kgs)
    5'11"
    (180cm)
    Height
    5'8"
    (173cm)
    71.0"
    (180cm)
    Reach
    71.0"
    (180cm)
    Matchup Page
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Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Additional Event Information

Weigh-In Results

R. Souza 184.7
185.0 I. Murphy
8
K. Sakuraba 184.3
183.6 A. Nakahara
7
G. Mousasi 184.5
184.3 D. Kang
6
K. Tamura 183.9
184.1 M. Funaki
4
Sultanakhmedov 183.9
185.0 Z. Galešić
3
D. Yoon 184.3
185.0 S. Oyama
2
I. Minowa N/A
N/A T. Kin
1
S. Aoki 153.4
154.3 G. Cavalcante

Fight Referees

Kenichi Serizawa
Yuji Shimada
Daisuke Noguchi
Yuji Shimada
Kenichi Serizawa
Daisuke Noguchi
Daisuke Noguchi

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Event Production

  • U.S. Broadcast: HDNet
  • Promotion: DREAM
  • Ownership: Fighting and Entertainment Group (FEG)
  • Venue: Saitama Super Arena
  • Location: Saitama, Japan
  • Enclosure: Ring
  • TV Announcers: Kenny Rice, Frank Trigg
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