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Matchups finalized for DREAM Featherweight GP

DREAM announced today the brackets for its 2009 Featherweight Grand Prix.

The opening round will consist of seven matchups with six taking place at DREAM.7 on March 8 and one happening at DREAM.8 on April 5.

Norifumi "KID" Yamamoto, who is currently recovering from right knee surgery he underwent last August, will be the one fighter seeded into the second round.

Hideo Tokoro vs. Daiki "DJ.taiki" Hata was postponed to April 5 to allow Hata additional time to recover from his qualifying bout at a DEEP event on Feb. 10.

The second round of the tournament will take place at DREAM.9 in May.

DREAM Featherweight Grand Prix

  • Masakazu Imanari vs. Atsushi Yamamoto (DREAM.7)
  • Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Jong Won Kim (DREAM.7)
  • Yoshiro Maeda vs. Micah Miller (DREAM.7)
  • Chase Beebe vs. Joe Warren (DREAM.7)
  • Takafumi Otsuka vs. Fernandes Bibiano (DREAM.7)
  • Akiyo "Wicky" Nishiura vs. Abel Cullum (DREAM.7)
  • Hideo Tokoro vs. Daiki "DJ.taiki" Hata (DREAM.8)
  • Norifumi "KID" Yamamoto (Bye)

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