Sengoku and FEG promise an exciting New Year’s Eve events in Japan
Japanese Sengoku and FEG promotions will traditionally put up their best cards this year, with an entertaining New Year’s Eve events. It was not an easy year for Japanese Mixed Martial Arts scene, as these two fight cards will definitely to make a statement for 2011.
Sengoku will feature the stacked top-to-bottom WVR: Soul of Fight card, which will take place on December 30th at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan. The event will be headlined by a Featherweight collision between Marlon Sandro and Hatsu Hioki, as fighters like Kauzo Misaki, Maximo Blanco and Mamed Khalidov will all take part in the event. WVR: Soul of Fight is also expected to include names like Dan Hornbuckle and Megumi Fujii, whose opponents are yet to be announced.
FEG will present a combined event, featuring some of the best DREAM and K-1 fighters. DREAM Featherweight and Welterweight titles will be on the line, as Bibiano Fernandes will square off against Hiroyuki Takaya, and Marius Zaromskis will face the legendary Kazushi Sakuraba. Star-packed line-up will include names such as Shinya Aoki, Gegard Mousasi, Sergei Kharitonov, James Thomson, Tatsuya Kawajiri and Jerome LeBanner. The event will take place at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on December 31st.
So, it will be a great weekend of fights, with two stacked events in Japan and UFC 125 in Las Vegas, Nevada which will take place on January 1st.
Dynamite!! 2010 Fight Card
DREAM Featherweight Championship bout: Bibiano Fernandes vs. Hiroyuki Takaya
DREAM Welterweight Championship bout: Marius Žaromskis vs. Kazushi Sakuraba
DREAM Featherweight bout: Kazuyuki Miyata vs. Caol Uno
DREAM Lightweight bout: Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Josh Thomson
DREAM/K-1 Special Rules bout: Shinya Aoki vs. Yuichiro Nagashima
DREAM Featherweight bout: Hideo Tokoro vs. Kazuhisa Watanabe
DREAM Welterweight bout: Hayato Sakurai vs. Jason High
DREAM vs. SRC Openweight bout: Ikuhisa Minowa vs. Hiroshi Izumi
K-1 bout: Gegard Mousasi vs. Kyotaro
K-1 MAX bout: Tetsuya Yamato vs. Akiyo Nishiura
DREAM Heavyweight bout: Tatsuya Mizuno vs. Sergei Kharitonov
Featherweight Championship bout: Marlon Sandro (c) vs. Hatsu Hioki
SRC Middleweight bout: Yuki Sasaki vs. Mamed Khalidov
SRC Middleweight bout: Kazuo Misaki vs. Mike Seal
DREAM vs. SRC Lightweight bout: Maximo Blanco vs. Won Sik Park
DREAM vs. SRC Featherweight bout: Masanori Kanehara vs. Yoshiro Maeda
SRC Lightweight bout: Kazunori Yokota vs. Jadamba Narantungalag
SRC Heavyweight bout: Dave Herman vs. Yoshihiro Nakao
SRC Welterweight Grand Prix final: Yasubey Enomoto vs. Keita Nakamura
SRC Asian Bantamweight Grand Prix semi-final: Akitoshi Tamura vs. Taiyo Nakahara
SRC Asian Bantamweight Grand Prix semi-final: Manabu Inoue vs. Shunichi Shimizu
SRC Lightweight bout: Sotaro Yamada vs. Kim Yi Sak