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Yuya Shirai qualifies for DREAM Welterweight GP

Yuya Shirai will fight in the DREAM Welterweight Grand Prix, which starts April 5.

Shirai qualified for the tournament on Saturday, March 14 with a third-round submission win over Yoon Young Kim at clubDEEP.

Shirai, a teammate of Ryo Chonan, competed in a non-title fight this past December against a DEEP Middleweight champion Yuichi Nakanishi and won by decision.

DREAM.8. ~ Welterweight 2009 1st Round~
Date: April 5, 2009 16:00~
Place: Gaishi Hall, Aichi

Welterweight GP
* Hayato "Mach" Sakurai
* Shinya Aoki
* Seichi Ikemoto
* Yuya Shirai

Featherweight GP:
* Hideo Tokoro vs Daiki "DJ Taiki" Hata

One Match:
* Minowaman vs Katsuyori Shibata
* Zelg "Benkei" Galesic vs Andrews Nakahara