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Kazushi Sakuraba Takes on a New Generation Gracie at DREAM 14

DREAM EP Keiichi Sasahara announced at Kazushi Sakuraba's Laughter7 gym Monday that "The Gracie Hunter" will get another chance to live up to his moniker when he faces 2-0 Ralek Gracie at DREAM 14 at an 88kg catchweight.

Also, two WEC veterans will face off the DREAM cage: Yoshiro Maeda will attempt to rebound from a devastating KO loss to Cole Escovedo at DREAM 13 when he takes on Kenji Osawa who is coming off a 2-2-1 run in the Zuffa cage.

Sasahara also confirmed that the Light-Heavyweight Grand Prix is now canceled. Instead there will be light heavyweight title fight with the fighters to be determined after a series of single matches.

Two or three more fights are to be announced still, most likely in the featherweight and lightweight divisions. Norifumi "KID" Yamamoto, Tatsuya Kawajiri and Katusnori Kikuno are are all confirmed participants for DREAM 14 but currently without opponents.

DREAM.14 - May 29th at Saitama Super Arena:
MW: Hayato "Mach" Sakurai vs. Nick Diaz
FW: Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Joachim Hansen
FW: Hideo Tokoro vs. Akiyo "Wicky" Nishiura
FW: Kazuyuki Miyata vs. Takafumi Otsuka

Added Fights:
Catchweight (88kg / 194lbs): Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Ralek Gracie
FW: Yoshiro Maeda vs. Kenji Osawa

Confirmed Particpants:
Norifumi "KID" Yamamoto
Tatsuya Kawajiri
Katsunori Kikuno

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