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The Rematch! Aoki Vs. “Mach” II Announced

Aoki, Sasahara, "Mach", and the Belts. - GBRing.com

Aoki, Sasahara, "Mach", and the Belts. - GBRing.com

The rumored fight is now official as Shinya Aoki vs. Hayato “Mach” Sakurai was announced as a first round match-up for the DREAM Welterweight GP which kicks off on April 5th.

Update: The rest of the GP line-up is planned to be announced next week. The event will consist of 9 or 10 fights. One of the four last spots might be given to another Japanese fighter.

OLYMPIA DREAM.8 Welterweight GP 2009 1st Round
Date: April 5th, 2009
Place: Nippon Gaishi Hall in Nagoya, Japan

Welterweight GP Fight:
Shinya Aoki vs. Hayato “Mach” Sakurai

Welterweight GP Participants:
Seichi Ikemoto
Yuya Shirai

Featherweight GP Fight:
Hideo Tokoro vs. DJ.taiki

88 kg/194 lbs Fight:
Minowaman vs. Katsuyori Shibata

Middleweight Fight:
Andrews Nakahara vs. Zelg “Benkei” Galesic

Possible GP Participants:
Andre Galvao
Marcello Garcia
John Alessio

Possible Participants:
Ronaldo Jacare
Gegard Mousasi

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  1. Whomever
    March 19, 2009 at 3:36 pm

    Excellent. FEG is doin’ it real big for this event. Respect.

    A younger Aoki tooled Mach in their first fight, so I can only imagine what a more experienced Aoki will do. Should be an awesome fight.

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