DREAM New Year’s Eve: Fedor vs. Ishii Weigh-In Results and Video

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko and the Olympic Gold Medalist Satoshi Ishii stepped on the scales in Saitama, Japan, as part of DREAM’s official weigh-in ceremony ahead of tomorrow’s stacked fight card. Emelianenko weighed-in at 233lbs, around 5lbs lighter than for his fight with Jeff Monson back in November. Satoshi Ishii hit the scales at 214lbs, making his fight with “The Last Emperor” official.

None of the remaining Fight For Japan: Genki Desu Ka Omisoka 2011 fighters missed weight, including the DREAM 135lbs Tournament Semi-Finalists, who will compete twice in one night (only the winners) to conclude the bracket.

The event will be aired tonight LIVE on HDNet starting 10PM PST. Fedor Emelianenko and Satoshi Ishii are expected to enter the ring sometime between 2 to 3AM PST.

Weigh-In Results (via MMAJunkie.com):

Fedor Emelianenko (106 kilograms/233.2 pounds) vs. Satoshi Ishii (97.4/214.3)
Ryo Chonan (75.5/166.1) vs. Hayato “Mach” Sakurai (75.8/166.8)
Champ Shinya Aoki (70/154) vs. Satoru Kitaoka (70/154)
Champ Hiroyuki Takaya (65/143) vs. Takeshi “Lion” Inoue (64.8/142.6)
Tatsuya Kawajiri (65/143) vs. Kazuyuki Miyata (64.7/142.3)
Rodolfo Marques Diniz (61.2/134.5) vs. Bibiano Fernandes (61/134.2) – bantamweight grand-prix semifinal
Antonio Banuelos (61/134.2) vs. Masakazu Imanari (60.8/133.8) – bantamweight grand-prix semifinal
Hideo Tokoro (61/134.2) vs. Yusup Saadulaev (61/134.5) – bantamweight grand-prix reserve match
Karla Benitez (52/114.4) vs. Megumi Fujii (52/114.4)

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/X-Murderer/ x murderer

    hope the fight doesn’t get cancelled due to hypothermia…geez…

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/Entity/ Entity

    I’ll jusy record it while I watch UFC lol. That way I can fast forward through commercials 8P

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/RAZE/ RAZE

    ……That dudes chin creeps me out….

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/Wpgshootr/ wpgshootr

    Interesting card; looking forward to seeing a few of these fights.

  • http://lowkickmma.com/members/Jdnextchamp/ jdnextchamp

    Good weight advantage for Fedor.