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Japanese Vet Tatsuya Kawajiri Signs with th...

Oct 22, 2013Comments off180 Views

Tatsuya KawajiriJapanese MMA veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri is coming to an Octagon near you. Okay, maybe not near you, but he’s coming to the Octagon.

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DREAM Books MMA Specific Event for Saitama ...

Feb 10, 2013Comments off159 Views

DREAM has officially booked the Saitama Super Arena for another event.

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Glory Sports Keeping Dream Alive in 2013; C...

Jan 15, 2013Comments off151 Views

Glory Sports International is committed to keeping Japanese MMA promotion DREAM alive in 2013, but also has plans to expand its kickboxing reach, possibly to

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NYE Special Split in Two: Glory 4 Airs Dec....

Dec 26, 2012Comments off153 Views

It came down to the wire, but the Glory 4/Dream.18 year-end event finally has a home on American television, landing on CBS Sports Network, albeit

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Marloes Coenen Bout Added to Dream 18; Even...

Dec 26, 2012Comments off142 Views

Former Strikeforce champion Marloes Coenen is a late addition to the Dream.18 New Year's Eve event in Japan. MMAWeekly.com has also confirmed the event will

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Dream.18 NYE Fight Card Rumors

Dec 19, 2012Comments off132 Views

Dream.18 - Special NYE 2012 fight card rumors and start times for December 31, 2012, in Saitama, Japan.

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Dream 18 Announces First MMA Bouts for New ...

Dec 06, 2012Comments off126 Views

In typical Japanese MMA matchmaking form (matches that make you scratch your head), DREAM 18 booked their first official MMA matches.

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ONE FC Signs Partnership Deal with Glory Wo...

Nov 28, 2012Comments off137 Views

ONE FC has reached an exclusive partnership with Glory Sports International, which will result in a sharing of talent including fighters that could appear on

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Glory Intends to Make Dream NYE Bigger Than...

Nov 22, 2012Comments off95 Views

Glory's Marcus Luer tells MMAWeekly.com that they intend to make Dream NYE bigger than ever and have plans for a full assault of the U.S.

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Glory Announces Kickboxing Tourney Match-up...

Nov 20, 2012Comments off209 Views

Glory Sports International on Tuesday announced the opening round pairings for the kickboxing portion of its co-promoted New Year's Eve event with Dream MMA.

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Glory Combines Dream 18 and Heavyweight Gra...

Nov 11, 2012Comments off183 Views

The GLORY 4 Tokyo Heavyweight Grand Slam championship kickboxing event and DREAM 18 are merging to create one mega-night of world-class professional martial arts fighting

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Japanese MMA Returns, Full Dream 18 Press C...

Oct 25, 2012Comments off170 Views

Just when all glimmers of Dream and Pride seemed to be doused, Glory Sports International is reviving Japanese MMA, announcing the return of the venerable

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Glory Sports International Resurrects Dream...

Oct 25, 2012Comments off160 Views

Glory Sports International has resurrected the Dream fight promotion in Japan, planning a return to activity with a New Year's Eve special and several events

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Dream Rises from the Ashes, New Ownership P...

Oct 24, 2012Comments off194 Views

Just when it seemed that the doors were closed on Dream forever, the Japanese fight promotion has resurfaced. New ownership planning New Year's Eve event.

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Is Kazushi Sakuraba Retired?

Oct 01, 2012Comments off531 Views

Fans have been calling for "The Gracie Hunter" to call it quits for quite some time. Has Kazushi Sakuraba finally hung up his MMA gloves?

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Real Entertainment Shuts Down, Dream Era Of...

Sep 13, 2012Comments off122 Views

Any sliver of hope for the revival of Dream in Japan fell to the wayside recently when parent company Real Entertainment closed up shop.

Tatsuya Kawajiri Likely Next Star Headed to...

Jun 30, 2012Comments off125 Views

Our friends at MMA-Japan.com are reporting that former Pride star Tatsuya Kawajiri could be the latest fighter to make the jump to One FC.

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The Dream is Gone; Japanese MMA Promotion R...

Jun 03, 2012Comments off540 Views

The writing was on the wall when Dream had to cancel its planned July MMA event in Japan, but it has become more and more

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ProElite and Dream Form MMA Partnership

Jan 17, 2012Comments off152 Views

ProElite MMA and Dream, the largest Japanese MMA organization, have initiated a promotional partnership and fighter exchange program.

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Can Fedor Lead a Rebound for Japanese MMA?

Jan 08, 2012Comments off126 Views

HDNet broadcaster Hans Thompson breaks down Dream's New Year's Eve event and how Fedor's return to Japan could impact the MMA scene there.

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Shinya Aoki Not Satisfied With Win, Plans R...

Jan 02, 2012Comments off156 Views

Despite a dominant performance, Shinya Aoki didn't finish Satoru Kitaoka at Dream's New Year's Eve show, so he's not completely satisfied, but he's already plotting

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Dream Results: Fedor KO’s Ishii, Aoki...

Dec 31, 2011Comments off158 Views

With a show clocking more than 9 hours, Dream closed out 2011 with Fedor Emelianenko capping the night off by demolishing Satoshi Ishii, while Shiny

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Renato ‘Babalu’ Sobral Signs wi...

Dec 30, 2011Comments off224 Views

Renato 'Babalu' Sobral has signed a new deal with One FC and will begin competing in the promotion in 2012.

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Shinya Aoki Didn’t Want to Fight Frie...

Dec 29, 2011Comments off115 Views

Shinya Aoki wasn't excited to hear Satoru Kitaoka's name as his opponent for New Year's Eve in Dream, but it's just business and he'll go

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Past, Present, and Future: HDNet’s Mi...

Dec 25, 2011Comments off106 Views

HDNet broadcaster Michael Schiavello breaks down Dream's past, present, and future, focusing heavily on this year's New Year's Eve extravaganza.

Barnett and Sylvia Go Wrestling for NYE

Dec 22, 2011Comments off65 Views

While the MMA world is gearing up for Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 on Dec. 30, the next day, two former UFC

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Megumi Fujii, Kazushi Sakuraba Added to Dre...

Dec 19, 2011Comments off109 Views

Dream officials on Monday announced the addition of Megumi Fujii and Kazushi Sakuraba to its New Year's Eve extravaganza in Japan.

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Fedor vs. Ishii Headlines Japan New Year...

Dec 12, 2011Comments off82 Views

M-1 Global and Dream officials on Monday announced that Fedor will return to the Land of the Rising Sun on Dec. 31 to face Olympic

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Dream New Year’s Eve 2011 Fight Card ...

Nov 23, 2011Comments off111 Views

Dream New Year's Eve 2011 fight card rumors for December 31, 2011, at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

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Aoki vs. Kitaoka Agreed for Dream NYE

Nov 23, 2011Comments off141 Views

Dream lightweight champion Shinya Aoki has agreed to put his title on the line against former Sengoku champ Satoru Kitaoka on New Year's Eve.