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DREAM announced 11 fighters in the featherweight GP

DREAM had a press conference on February 5 and announced 11 fighters who participated in the Featherweight tournament starting on March 8. A winner of DJ Taiki vs Shoji at DEEP&CMA on Feb 10 will also fight in the tournament. As for Norifumi 'KID' Yamamoto, Dream event producer Keiichi Sasahara said "If he is ready to fight in May, he is seeded directly into the 2nd round, and 14 fighters fight in the 1st round. We will find out next week."

DREAM. 7, Featherweight GP 1st round
Date: March 8, 16:00 ~
Place: Saitama Super Arena
Participants in the tournament:
  • Masakazu Imanari
  • Hideo Tokoro
  • Atsushi Yamamoto
  • Hiroyuki Takaya
  • Akiyo Wicky
  • Takafumi Otsuka
  • Bibiano Fernandes
  • Joe Warren
  • Micah Miller
  • Chase Beebe
  • Dae Won Kim

DREAM 2009 event schedule:

DREAM.8 "Welterweight GP 1st Round"
Date:April 5
Place:Nippon Gaishi Hall, Aichi

DREAM.9 "Featherweight GP 2nd Round" in May

DREAM.10 "Welterweight GP Final"
Date: July 20
Place: Saitama Super Arena

DREAM.11 "Featherweight GP Final" in September

DREAM.12 in October

Date: December 31
Place: Saitama Super Arena, Saitama

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