The Japanese promotion, DREAM, made its return late last night/this morning (May 29, 2011) in a special event, "Fight for Japan," at the Saitama Super Arena Hall in Saitama, Japan.
The event was held in support of Japanese tsunami victims.
Headlining the main event was a lightweight match up between top 10-ranked lightweight Shinya Aoki and UFC veteran Rich Clementi. There was a merry-go-round of opponents for Aoki in this event, but when the music stopped it was "No Love" who was awarded the high profile fight.
Also on the card was an intriguing featherweight fight between Joachim Hansen and Mitsuhiro Kikuno, as well as a compelling lightweight bout as Katsunori Kikuno and Daisuke Nakamura squared off.
The main card was the intermission between the opening round of the 2011 DREAM Bantamweight Grand Prix and the semifinals, leading up to the finals for a later event.
The event was aired live in the United States, and instead, will air on tape delay on HDNet on June 3, so there was no play-by-play.
Check out full results of DREAM 17 after the jump:
Dream Bantamweight Tournament Quarterfinals
135 lbs.: Atsushi Yamamoto def. Yusaku Nakamura via TKO at 8:43 Round 1
135 lbs.: Hideo Tokoro def. Yoshiro Maeda via TKO at 0:23 Round 2
135 lbs.: Masakazu Imanari def. Keisuke Fujiwara via unanimous decision
135 lbs.: Kenji Osawa def. Takafumi Otsuka via split decision
145 lbs.: Joachim Hansen def. Mitsuhiro Ishida via split decision
145 lbs.: Takeshi Inoue def. Koichiro Matsumoto via TKO at 6:51 Round 1
145 lbs.: Caol Uno def. Akiyo Nishiura via unanimous decision
155 lbs.: Katsunori Kikuno def. Daisuke Nakamura via unanimous decision
155 lbs.: Shinya Aoki def. Rich Clementi via submission (face crank) at 2:32 Round 2
Dream Bantamweight Tournament Semifinals
135 lbs.: Hideo Tokoro def. Atsushi Yamamoto via split decision
135 lbs.: Mazakazu Imanari def. Kenji Osawa via submission (heel hook) at 0:58 Round 2