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Aoki vs. Kitaoka Agreed for Dream NYE

Nov 23, 2011Comments off106 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.

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Bellator Targets February for Alvarez vs. A...

Nov 04, 2011Comments off83 Views

If Eddie Alvarez can get past Mike Chandler, he might get the chance to avenge his last loss against Shinya Aoki as soon as February.

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HDNet’s Michael Schiavello Takes Stoc...

Oct 16, 2011Comments off68 Views

HDNet's Michael Schiavello takes a look at the state of the Japanese fight promotion Dream, and says that the annual New Year's Eve extravaganza, Dynamite,

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Shinya Aoki Confirms Fight with Eddie Alvar...

Sep 28, 2011Comments off141 Views

Shinya Aoki talks exclusively with MMAWeekly.com about his next fight, his rematch with Eddie Alvarez and why he's not fighting in the UFC right now.

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Dream 17 Results: Aoki Makes Quick Work of ...

Sep 24, 2011Comments off60 Views

Shinya Aoki made quick work of former WEC champion Rob McCullough while the Dream Bantamweight Grand Prix kicked off in Japan.

Bantamweight Pairings Announced for Grand P...

Aug 05, 2011Comments off106 Views

The fight card for Dream 17, which features the opening round of Dream’s World Bantamweight Grand Prix, is quickly taking shape.

Dream 17 Adds Shinya Aoki vs. Razor Rob McC...

Jul 29, 2011Comments off121 Views

Dream has added two new fights to the upcoming Dream 17 card in September including lightweight champion Shinya Aoki taking on former WEC champion 'Razor'

Dream’s Japan Bantamweight Grand Prix...

May 29, 2011Comments off82 Views

Masakazu Imanari and Hideo Tokoro fought through two fights apiece to make it to Dream's Japan Bantamweight Grand Prix final on July 16, and Shinya

Rich Clementi Becomes the Latest Fighter To...

May 18, 2011Comments off107 Views

In the past few weeks Shinya Aoki has had possibly the most opponent changes in fight history. And now it's happened again.

Antonio McKee Out of Fight Against Shinya A...

May 16, 2011Comments off77 Views

Less than two days after Dream announced that former UFC and MFC fighter Antonio McKee had signed on to face Aoki in Japan, he's out.

Dream Fight for Japan Fight Card Rumors

May 15, 2011Comments off81 Views

Dream "Fight for Japan," featuring the Japan Bantamweight Grand Prix, rumored fight card for May 29, 2011, in Saitama, Japan.

Shinya Aoki vs. Antonio McKee Finally Signe...

May 15, 2011Comments off54 Views

The revolving door of opponents for Shinya Aoki for the upcoming Dream 'Fight for Japan' show has finally stopped swinging. Antonio McKee is the

Jamie Varner Has Not Signed to Face Shinya ...

May 08, 2011Comments off98 Views

Despite reports stating that Shinya Aoki vs. Jamie Varner is a done deal for Dream's May 29 event in Japan, the fight is anything but

Shinya Aoki Will Fight at Dream 17; McKee a...

May 06, 2011Comments off96 Views

A proposed fight between Shinya Aoki and Willamy Freire appears to be off for Dream’s “Fight for Japan” event on May 29. The Dream lightweight

Shinya Aoki Draws Willamy “Chiquerim&...

Apr 25, 2011Comments off111 Views

Shinya Aoki has his opponent for the upcoming Dream 17 show in Japan as he will face former UFC lightweight Willamy "Chiquerim" Freire on the

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Strikeforce Diaz vs. Daley Fighter Salaries...

Apr 13, 2011Comments off142 Views

Nick Diaz topped the payouts for the Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley fighter salaries, but he was just one of three fighters that made $150,000 or

Strikeforce Post-Fight Video: Shinya Aoki O...

Apr 10, 2011Comments off75 Views

Shinya Aoki, clearly emotional after his victory over Lyle Beerbohm on Saturday night, smiled and joked with reporters as he fielded questions at the post-fight

Strikeforce Results: Shinya Aoki Dominates ...

Apr 09, 2011Comments off87 Views

Dream lightweight champion Shinya Aoki finally got his first win on American soil at Saturday night's Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley event in San Diego. It

Strikeforce: Shinya Aoki Still Trying To Ma...

Apr 09, 2011Comments off92 Views

Shinya Aoki is largely considered one of the top lightweight fighters in the world, but he has yet to conquer America. He'll try to take

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Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley Full Weigh-In R...

Apr 08, 2011Comments off122 Views

Strikeforce held their weigh-ins for Diaz vs. Daley on Friday in San Diego, the first major Showtime event held under the new Zuffa ownership.

Strikeforce Diaz vs. Daley Play-by-Play: Sh...

Apr 08, 2011Comments off69 Views

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley play-by-play for Shinya Aoki vs. Lyle Beerbohm on Saturday, April 9, at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California.

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley Pre-Fight Press...

Apr 08, 2011Comments off97 Views

Check out this full photo gallery from Thursday's Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley pre-fight press conference in San Diego, featuring Nick Diaz, Paul Daley, Gilbert Melendez,

Strikeforce Video: Shinya Aoki and Tatsuya ...

Apr 07, 2011Comments off75 Views

Tatsuya Kawajiri and Shinya Aoki talk before their fights in Strikeforce on Saturday night, as well as reaction to the latest tragic earthquake to hit

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley Fight Card Rumo...

Apr 02, 2011Comments off83 Views

Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley on April 9, 2011, at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California.

Shinya Aoki Faces Lyle Beerbohm in Strikefo...

Mar 07, 2011Comments off96 Views

Shinya Aoki will make his return to Strikeforce on April 9 when he faces Lyle Beerbohm in a lightweight match-up on the San Diego card.

Shinya Aoki and Hiroyuki Takaya Expected fo...

Mar 01, 2011Comments off99 Views

Both Shinya Aoki and Hiroyuki Takaya have been told that they will be fighting on the upcoming Strikeforce card April 9, and the card may

Dynamite!! Results: Takaya Takes Fernandes&...

Dec 31, 2010Comments off98 Views

Hiroyuki Takaya exacted revenge on Bibiano Fernandes, winning their rematch and taking home the Dream featherweight title. Shinya Aoki only made it for four

Josh Thomson Shuffled from Shinya Aoki to T...

Dec 23, 2010Comments off224 Views

Josh Thomson is putting the final touches on his brief camp to prepare for a New Year's Even showdown against Tatsuya Kawajiri, but that wasn't

Dream’s Dynamite!! 2010 Card Coming T...

Dec 13, 2010Comments off116 Views

Despite speculation that the promotion is on the brink of collapse, Dream officials are releasing fights for its annual New Year's Eve Dynamite!! extravaganza.

Josh Thomson vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri Inked For...

Dec 07, 2010Comments off94 Views

Strikeforce lightweight Josh Thomson will travel to Japan on New Year's Eve to meet Tatsuya Kawajiri in a bout on the year end Dynamite!! show.