Diaz At DREAM.11 Or 12?! Thompson Out Of M-1 Fight
Diaz Return To Japan In October?
Cesar Gracie tells Sherdog.com that Nick Diaz might return to Japan and DREAM after not fighting there since defeating former Lightweight King Of Pancrase Katsuya Inoue at DREAM.3 last year. A fight against Hayato “Mach” Sakurai is a fight which the DREAM side are looking closer at right now.
Thompson Out Of M-1 Fight
Nick Thompson, who is fighting Dan Hornbuckle at SENGOKU X In September, was supposed to face Karl Ammousou at the M-1 event on August 28th. However, due to a cut sustained in training, he will not be ready for the M-1 fight and it looks like the next time we see him in the ring will be in SENGOKU.
Yuya Shirai Returns
DREAM Welterweight GP participant Yuya Shirai returned to action for the first time since his devastating loss to Jason High to take on Gael Grimaud at an M-1 Challenge event on August 15th in Holland. The return was a successful one as Shirai won by TKO in the first round.