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DREAM fight card and lightweight grand prix belts (Pic)

DREAM belts

The debut event for the new Japanese DREAM promotion takes place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, this Saturday (March 15). It will not air on television here in the United States.

Here's the line up for the opening round of the stacked lightweight grand prix:

Koutetsu Boku vs. Joachim Hansen
Kazuyuki Miyata vs. Luis "Buscape" Firmino
Artur Oumakhanov vs. Katsuhiko Nagata
Mitsuhiro Ishida vs. Jung Bu-Kyung
Andre Dida vs. Eddie Alvarez
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Kultar "Black Mamba" Gill
Shinya Aoki vs. Gesias "JZ" Calvancante

*Note that one more bout will possibly be added.

Pride FC 2006 Open Weight Grand Prix Champion Mirko Cro Cop will also be in action against Tatsuya Mizuno. In addition, Hayato "Mach" Sakurai will take on Hidetaka Monma and Ikuhisa Minowa is slated to compete against a yet to be named opponent.

This is shaping up to be a fantastic evening of mixed martial arts.

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