Dream Event Producer Keiichi Sasahara said, "We decided to hold this tournament because we wanted to be recognized in many people. I'm well aware that core MMA fans will criticize us for holding this, yet we have to do this to grab non-MMA fans attention and survive. Since we reduce the ticket price, I hope the tickets are sold out, and we get the decent viewer's rate."
As for the rules, special rules such as no knee kicking in the 4-point position will be applied for this tournament.
Dream.9 ~ Featherweight GP 2nd Round ~
Date: May 26 18:00~
Place: Yokohama Arena, Yokohama Japan
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- Masakazu Imanari vs Bibiano Fernandes
- Yoshiro Maeda vs Hiroyuki Takaya
- Hideo Tokoro vs Abel Cullum
- Ronaldo Jacare vs Jason Mayhem Miller
Super Hulk Tournament (Open weight)
- Jose Canseco Hong Man Choi
- Gegard Mousasi vs Mark Hunt
- Ikuhisa "Minowaman" Minowa vs Bob Sapp
- Jan "the Giant" Nortje vs Sokoudjou