Official! KID Vs. Benavidez At DREAM.5
Sherdog.com has a new article up saying that undefeated Joseph Benavidez has signed to fight KID Yamamoto at DREAM.5 on July 21st. Benavidez also says that depending on the outcome, he could compete in a grand prix. Does this mean that next years grand prix will be in the featherweight division?
Update: This fight is now officially announced. DREAM will have a prime time tv slot in Japan for this event, expect the return of some big names (Akiyama also probably).
HEIWA DREAM.5 Lightweight GP 2008 Final Round
Date: July 21st, 2008
Place: Osaka Jo Hall in Osaka, Japan
Norifumi Yamamoto vs. Joseph Benavidez
Lightweight GP Final 4:
Shinya Aoki/Katsuhiko Nagata