Ishida-Hansen, Uno-Wicky Added to Dream 'Fight for Japan'

A pair of featherweight bouts have been added to the Dream "Fight for Japan" event on May 29 at the Saitama Super Arena.

In stand-alone bouts apart from the previously announced quarter- and semi-finals of the Dream Bantamweight Grand Prix, Mitsuhiro Ishida will meet Joachim Hansen and Caol Uno will face Akiyo "Wicky" Nishiura.

Ishida (20-6-1) won both his fights last year fighting for Dream, earning decisions over DJ.taiki and "Wicky" Nishiura. Hansen (21-10-1) has won his last two fights by submission against Hideo Tokoro (triangle choke) and Sami Aziz (armbar).

Uno (27-14-5), who had spent the past two years fighting for the UFC, returned to Japan on New Year's Eve and lost to Kazuyuki Miyata by decision. The two-time UFC title challenger has not won a fight since his submission win over Ishida at Dream.3 in May 2008. Nishiura (11-6-1) is coming off a split decision loss to Ishida.

Shinya Aoki and Katsunori Kikuno are expected to participate on the card.

Current Fight Card:

Bantamweight Grand Prix

Yoshiro Maeda vs. Hideo Tokoro
Darren Uyenoyama vs. Atsushi Yamamoto
Kenji Osawa vs. Takafumi Otsuka
Keisuke Fujiwara vs. Masakazu Imanari
Winner of Uyenoyama-Yamamoto vs. Winner of Maeda-Tokoro
Winner of Imanari-Fujiwara vs. Winner of Osawa-Otsuka

Non-Tournament Bouts
Mitsuhiro Ishida vs. Joachim Hansen
Akiyo "Wicky" Nishiura vs. Caol Uno

More from MMA Fighting

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join MMA Fighting

You must be a member of MMA Fighting to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MMA Fighting. You should read them.

Join MMA Fighting

You must be a member of MMA Fighting to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MMA Fighting. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5349_tracker