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GP Match-Ups Announced! Kharitonov Returns

Additional fights for the DREAM.8 card were announced in a press conference today. In the non-GP Sergey Kharitonov returns to take on Jeff Monson in a Heavyweight fight, The rumored Murilo Ninja will take on Korean Yoon Dong Sik, and Shungo Oyama will replace Zelg Galesic to take on Kyokushin fighter Andrews Nakahara.

In the Welterweight GP Yuya Shirai will face Jason High, Marius Zaromskis will take on Seichi Ikemoto, and BJJ black belt Andre Galvao will make his DREAM debut against John Alessio.

Update: An additional fight might be added which would then include a known foreign 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
Andre Galvao vs. John Alessio
Yuya Shirai vs. Jason High
Marius Zaromskis vs. Seichi Ikemoto

Featherweight GP Fight:
Hideo Tokoro vs. DJ.taiki

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

Middleweight Fights:
Andrews Nakahara vs. Shungo Oyama
Murilo Ninja vs. Yoon Dong Sik

Heavyweight Fight:
Sergey Kharitonov vs. Jeff Monson

  1. BM2
    March 26, 2009 at 10:13 am | #1

    I am violently jealous of anyone who will see this live. T___T

  2. Whomever
    March 26, 2009 at 3:47 pm | #2

    Wow, awesome card. Could they possibly be adding Jacare?

  3. March 26, 2009 at 3:53 pm | #3

    He seems like the most likely if they add another one.

  4. March 26, 2009 at 5:55 pm | #4

    Will there only be four fights in the first round of the GP, or are they adding more?

  5. March 26, 2009 at 6:07 pm | #5

    The WWGP is only 8-man

  1. March 26, 2009 at 1:38 pm | #1
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  5. March 26, 2009 at 6:11 pm | #5
  6. March 27, 2009 at 8:24 am | #6
  7. March 27, 2009 at 8:47 am | #7
  8. March 27, 2009 at 4:00 pm | #8

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