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Black Mamba Returns At DREAM.5!

TheFightNetwork has a new article up where Black Mamba’s trainer says that Mamba will participate in DREAM.5. Mamba’s last DREAM fight was against Tatsuya Kawajiri in the first round of the Lightweight GP. He gave Kawajiri a lot of trouble but lost via decision in the end.

HEIWA DREAM.5 Lightweight GP 2008 Final Round
Date: July 21st, 2008
Place: Osaka Jo Hall in Osaka, Japan

Lightweight GP Final Fight:
Kawajiri/Alvarez vs. Uno/Aoki

Lightweight GP Semifinal Fights:
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Eddie Alvarez
Caol Uno vs. Shinya Aoki

Featherweight Fight:
Norifumi Yamamoto vs. Joseph Benavidez

Middleweight Fight:
Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. TBA

Possible Participants:
Mirko Cro Cop
Minowaman
Joachim Hansen
Mark Hunt
Denis Kang
Black Mamba

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  1. Spree
    June 27, 2008 at 9:52 pm

    Looks like Hansen has an opponent

  2. June 28, 2008 at 1:09 am

    Agree with spree, this will most likely be the tournament reserve fight… I was thinking they would bring Ishida in, but looks like its Black Mamba!

  3. June 28, 2008 at 7:19 am

    Yeah, could very well be Hansen vs. Mamba in the reserve fight.

  4. Anonyumouss
    June 28, 2008 at 6:25 pm

    I agree with a Hansen vs. Mamba reserve fight. Ishida didn’t show much against Uno, and Mamba definitely put on a very competitive bout with Kawajiri.

    No doubt J.Z. would be in the reserve match if his ACL wasn’t torn up.

  5. June 30, 2008 at 10:45 pm

    I didnt really aprove with the fighting style of Mamba before, but after the Tokoro fight I understod that his submission defens was really good. Not just striker!
    HANSEN VS MAMBA should be a crowed pleaser…

  6. sabah
    July 2, 2008 at 4:45 am

    agree with all, Hansen vs. Black Mamba will be a very exciting match up. Black Mamba needs someone that will want to stand and trade with him as every fighter tries to take the fight to the ground…. also gotta mention that Black Mamba is my favorite fighter int he WORLD….CROWD PLEASER FOR SURE….

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