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Dream 8: Welterweight GP 2009 First Round

Dream 8
  • Sunday 04.05.2009
  • U.S. Broadcast: HDNet
  • Promotion: DREAM
  • Ownership: Fighting and Entertainment Group (FEG)
  • Venue: Nippon Gaishi Hall
  • Location: Nagoya, Japan
  • Enclosure: Ring
  • TV Announcers: Kenny Rice, Bas Rutten
  • Ring Announcer: Lenne Hardt, Kei Grant
  • MMA Bouts: 10
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts


  • Daisuke Noguchi
    Sakurai vs. Aoki II (10)Ribeiro vs. Nagata (3)
  • Kenichi Serizawa
    High vs. Shirai (9)Rua vs. Fukuda (4)
  • Moritaka Oshiro
    Ikemoto vs. Zaromskis (8)Monson vs. Kharitonov (5)
  • Samio Kimura
    Alessio vs. Galvao (7)Oyama vs. Nakahara (2)
  • Yuji Shimada
    Hata vs. Tokoro (6)Shibata vs. Minowa (1)

Dream 8 Wiki Update Wiki

The eighth event put on by the upstart Dream promotion kicked off the 2009 Welterweight Grand Prix, which featured just eight participants instead of the 16 featured in the promotion’s previous tournaments. Andre Galvao, Marius Zaromskis, Jason High, and Hayato “Mach” Sakurai all advanced to the Semifinals with victories.

Although Nick Diaz was originally rumored to be a participant in the Grand Prix, he was unable to participate due to his commitment to an April Strikeforce event.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:57 PM ET
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