DREAM Vs. SENGOKU! Ishida Vs. Hirota Announced



Another big fight has been announced for the awesome-looking Shooto 20th Anniversary event on May 10th. DREAM Lightweight GP participant Mitsuhiro Ishida will face SENGOKU Lightweight GP participant & Cage Froce Lightweight champion Mizuto Hirota. The fight was announced at a Shooto event on Sunday. 5 other fights were also announced for the card.

Kenichiro Togashi vs. Tetsuji Kato
4th ranked Welterweight Kenichiro Togashi will look to continue going up the ladder after a victory against top contender Ganjo Tentsuku in February as he takes on Tetsuji Kato, who returns to the ring after losing a decision to Gilbert Melendez at Strikeforce back in 2007.

Yusuke Endo vs. Willamy Chiquerim
Shooto Pacific-Rim Welterweight champion Yusuke Endo will return since his draw with Koutetsu Boku to take on Willamy Chiquerim, who has dominated his opponents in Shooto Brazil lately.

Akiyo “Wicky” Nishiura vs. Takumi Ota
Akiyo “Wicky” Nishiura returns to Shooto after a loss in a very entertaining fight against Abel Cullum in the opening round of DREAM’s Featherweight GP. He will have another tough test against dangerous Takumi Ota.

Shooto Tradition: Road To 20th Anniversary Final
Date: May 10th, 2009

Shooto Lightweight Title Fight:
Lion Takeshi vs. Rumina Sato

Normal Fights:
Takanori Gomi vs. Takashi Nakakura
Mitsuhiro Ishida vs. Mizuto Hirota
Koutetsu Boku vs. Yutaka Ueda
Kenichiro Togashi vs. Tetsuji Kato
Yusuke Endo vs. Willamy Chiquerim
Akiyo “Wicky” Nishiura vs. Takumi Ota
Yun Jong Jae vs. Takesuke Kume
Megumi Fujii vs. Kim Dong Hee

  1. whomever
    April 19, 2009 at 10:04 pm

    Very, very awesome card. May will be a very exciting month for Japanese MMA. Sengoku, DREAM, Shooto all putting on big cards.

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