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DREAM 4: Alistair Overeem vs. Tae Hyun Lee

PRIDE veteran Alistair "Demolition Man" Overeem (26-11) will return to Japan to face Team Aegis competitor Tae Hyun Lee (1-1) at the DREAM 4 event on June 15th at the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan according to the official DREAM Web site.

Overeem last competed at Strikeforce in 2007 where he pummeled UFC veteran Paul "The Headhunter" Buentello En route to a second round TKO stoppage. Overeem had mixed results in his PRIDE days (7-7) but has the kind of power-striking that can end a fight at any time.

Lee, on the other hand, is relatively new to the sport with just two professional bouts. His last match was a TKO victory over the 13-23 Yoshihisa Yamamoto at K-1 Olympia Hero's but prior to that he was stopped in the first round at PRIDE: Final Conflict Absolute by Ricardo "The Mutant" Morais.

Also added to the card is the light heavyweight bout of Alavutdin Gadzhiyev (7-1) vs. Alexandre "Cacareco" Ferreira (16-5). Both fighters are coming off first round victories and it will be interesting to see if the heavy-handed Russian can deal with Cacareco's "Luta Livre" - the Brazilian has 15 of his 16 wins come by way of submission.

DREAM 4 is headlined by a special grappling match between former UFC and PRIDE competitor Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic (23-6-2), who will be testing his grappling chops against submission guru Ralek Gracie (1-0).

Here is current fight card for DREAM 4, which will air live in the United States on HDNet:

Middleweight GP 2nd Round Fights:
Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Melvin Manhoef
Yoon Dong Sik vs. Gegard Mousasi
Ronaldo Jacare vs. Jason Miller
Kin Taiei vs. Zelg Galesic

Lightweight GP 2nd Round Fight:
Shinya Aoki vs. Katsuhiko Nagata

Featherweight Fight:
Hideo Tokoro vs. Darren Uyenoyama

Light-Heavyweight Fight:
Alavutdin Gadzhiyev vs. Alexandre "Cacareco" Ferreira

Heavyweight Fight:
Alistair Overeem vs. Tae Hyun Lee

Grappling Match:
Mirko CroCop vs. Ralek Gracie

DREAM 4 will also feature the quarterfinals of the 2008 Middleweight Grand Prix tournament, as well as the showdown between Shinya Aoki and Katsuhiko Nagata to determine the fourth and final man to advance to the lightweight grand prix semifinals.

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