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Dream.14 Live Blog: Hideo Tokoro vs. Akiyo 'Wicky' Nishiura Updates

This is the Dream.14 live blog for Hideo Tokoro vs. Akiyo "Wicky" Nishiura, a featherweight bout on tonight's card at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

Wicky (10-5-1) is a Shooto veteran looking for his first Dream win. Wicky lost his Dream debut at Dream.7 against Abel Cullum. Tokoro (26-21-1) won his last fight on New Year's Eve against Jong Man Kim.

The live blog is below.

Round 1: Touch of gloves. Wicky jumps in. He lands a right. Tokoro circles left. Wicky completely ignores Boxing 101, keeping his hands down low while stalking Tokoro. Wicky rushes Tokoro and batters him. Wicky collapses on top of Tokoro. Tokoro closes his guard. Wicky stands up. Wicky lunges forward in with his eyes closed and clips Tokoro with a big right. Tokoro drops and covers up. He's obviously done, but for some reason, referee Yuji Shimada doesn't stop it. Wicky pounds away. He hesitates to allow time for the referee to stop the fight, but still no stoppage, so he continues the assault, until finally the ref stops the fight.

Wicky wins by TKO

Wicky takes the mic and says he wants Bibiano Fernandes' belt.

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