The full end of the year Dynamite!! card has been announced. Featured in the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan the final DREAM card of the year will feature a number of interesting matchups.
In the main event, the DREAM Featherweight Championship is on the line when current champion Bibiano Fernandes defends his title against Hiroyuki Takaya. Fernandes won the championship when he defeated Takaya by split decision in the finals of the DREAM 11 Grand Prix tournament. With this victory he became the first ever DREAM featherweight title holder. Since that fight both, Fernandes and Takaya have had their taste of success.
DREAM Welterweight Champion Marius Zaromskis will face Kazushi Sakuraba in another title defense set for the Dynamite!! event. Sakuraba is a legend in mixed martial arts While “The Gracie Hunter” has not shown the dominance that he once held during the earlier years of his career, his name still draw with the Japanese MMA fan. Zaromskis has experienced his greatest success in the DREAM organization where he holds a four fight win streak; three of these have been by first round knockout.
To go along with these title bouts, a “special rules” matchups fill be featured during the event. High ranking lightweight Shinya Aoki will face Yuichiro Nagashima. The exact specifics to these rules have yet to be announced by the DREAM organization. This will not be the only rule change to affect this card, as both of the title fights will be contested under Pride FC rules. This means that the first round will be ten minutes long, followed by two five minute rounds.
DREAM – Dynamite!! – Dec. 31st, 2010 – Saitama, Japan
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Hiroyuki Takaya – Featherweight Championship
Marius Zaromskis vs. Kazushi Sakuraba – Welterweight Championship
“Special Rules” Match
Shinya Aoki vs. Yuichiro Nagashima
Caol Uno vs. Kazuyuki Miyata
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Josh Thomson
Jerome Le Banner vs. Tatsuya Mizuno
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