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Final Preparations! SENGOKU III

#7: Chute Boxe In Japan

Nilson de Castro and Cristiano Marcello are a couple of the names that have travelled together with Fabio Silva and Michael Cost to Japan and SENGOKU III where they received a visit by Kazushi Sakuraba.

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(Photo By: Chute Boxe)

#6: Thompson Vs. Costa Heating Up

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(Photos By: GBRing)

#5: Pre-Fight Multimedia

Great Marcio Cruz article on Sherdog.

Video interviews with Maurice Smith & Travis Wiuff.

Fabio Silva & Fabricio Werdum training video.

#4: Special Judogi

Yoshida says that he will wear a special judogi that is lighter than normal. His stamina won’t run out as quickly and he can move better. The gi put him in a disadvantage against Barnett, but he still wants to wear one because of his fans.

#3: Fight Order

Date: June 8th, 2008
Place: Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan

8. HW: Hidehiko Yoshida vs. Maurice Smith
7. HW: Kazuyuki Fujita vs. Travis Wiuff
6. MW: Kazuo Misaki vs. Logan Clark
5. WW: Nick Thompson vs. Michael Costa
4. MW: Sanae Kikuta vs. Chris Rice
3. HW: Marcio Cruz vs. Choi Mu Bae
2. LW: Rodrigo Damm vs. Jorge Masvidal
1. LHW: Kazuo Takahashi vs. Fabio Silva

#2: Press Conference

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It seems that Duane Ludwig is off the card because his planned opponent wasn’t able to participate.

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#1: Jorge Masvidal

MMA Record: 13-2
vs. Yves Edwards

Boxing Record: 1-0

Street Fight Record: 2-0
vs. Ray I
vs. Ray II

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  1. Mike
    June 7, 2008 at 9:15 am

    Yoshida’s gi should not disadvantage him in any way against Maurice.

  2. June 7, 2008 at 9:19 am

    Depends on if he will stand up with Maurice as he has hinted at beforehand. If he is smart and goes for throws it shouldn’t make a difference.

  3. June 15, 2008 at 6:05 pm

    Oooh fiesty!

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