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Pequeno To SENGOKU! “The Giant” Speaks

Alexandre Pequeno has revealed to Graciemag that he will return to SENGOKU, probably on August 2nd, from his suspension. He was rumored to participate in the SENGOKU Featherweight GP before it started but it never happened (probably since he wanted to sit out his suspension first). Could he be part of the GP reserve fight at SENGOKU IX?

SENGOKU IX
Date: August 2nd, 2009
Place: Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo, Japan

SENGOKU Lightweight Title Fight (5×5):
Satoru Kitaoka vs. TBA

Possible SENGOKU Featherweight GP Final (Possibly 5×5):
Hioki/Kanehara vs. Omigawa/Sandro

Possible SENGOKU Featherweight GP Semifinals:
Hatsu Hioki vs. Masanori Kanehara
Michihiro Omigawa vs. Marlon Sandro

Possible Fights:
Kazuyuki Fujita vs. Blagoi Ivanov

Possible SENGOKU Middleweight Title Survival Fight Participants:
Kazuhiro Nakamura/Kazuo Misaki/Frank Trigg

Possible Participants:
Alexandre Pequeno
King Mo
Hidehiko Yoshida
James Thompson

In other news, MMA Unlimited has a new interview up with Super Hulk Tournament participant Jan “The Giant” Nortje on their website. He is currently training in Las Vegas at Randy Couture’s gym in preparation for his first round fight with Sokoudjou. Read the full interview here.

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  1. sprewell
    May 19, 2009 at 8:21 am

    Trigg is going back to 170, so he’s out.

    King Mo told me he’d be on this card, so pencil him in. Pequeno will most likely fight Chan-Sung Jung.

  2. May 19, 2009 at 11:01 am

    thanks, from the sengoku 9 commercial it looks like it will be kaz nak and misaki.

  3. sprewell
    May 19, 2009 at 2:33 pm

    Mo told me he’s either going to be fighting Nedkov or Xande, so I would assume it’d be Nedkov. He’s not sure when it will be officially offered; he says WVR is being weird about his opponent. He requested Xande twice and was rejected twice by Xande’s camp.

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