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Jason High vs. Hayato 'Mach' Sakurai Booked for Dynamite!!

Hayato Mach SakuraiK-1 and DREAM promoter Fighting and Entertainment Group and Sengoku promoter World Victory Road continue to build towards Dyanmite!! and Soul of Fight this week as a host of bouts have been added to the end-of-year events

UFC veteran and DREAM welterweight GP finalist Jason High this week announced via Twitter that he will be facing former pound-for-pound great Hayato "Mach" Sakurai under the Dynamite!! banner. High had his only fight in the UFC against Charlie Brenneman back at UFC Fight Night 21 but after dropping a decision was cut from the Zuffa roster. Sakurai is currently on a three-fight slide and has been lacking motivation over the past year as he talks more and more of retirement.

K-1 legend Jerome Le Banner had agreed to fight DREAM light heavyweight GP finalist Tasuya Mizuno, but has now been offered a fight with Beijing Judo gold medalist Satoshi Ishii. Le Banner's management is currently considering which opponent to choose but have been advised by French media to choose Ishii and will likely go down that route.

FEG President Sadaharu Tanigawa will be announcing five fights this Friday, among which will likely include the Sakurai vs. High bout as well as Jerome Le Banner versus his elected opponent.

World Victory Road's Soul of Fight now features 23 bouts in a variety of disciplines with 30 bouts being targeted. Recently added bouts include undefeated Valkyrie open-weight champion Rin Nakai vs. Mika "Hari" Harigai and Sakaguchi Dojo boss Yukio Sakaguchi coming out of retirement to take on Jung Jin Suk.

Dynamite!! 2010 - Dec. 31 at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan

MMA Rules
DREAM Featherweight Title Match
Bibiano Fernandes vs. Hiroyuki Takaya

DREAM Welterweight Title Match
Marius Zaromskis vs. Kazushi Sakuraba

Caol Uno vs. Kazuyuki Miyata
Hayato "Mach" Sakurai vs. Jason High
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Josh Thomson

Special Rules Match
Shinya Aoki vs. Yuichiro "Jienotsu" Nagashima

K-1 Rules
Tetsuya Yamato vs. Akiyo "Wicky" Nishiura

Planned Participants
Alistair Overeem
Jerome Le Bannaer
Satoshi Ishii
Tatsuya Mizuno


Sengoku - Soul of Fight, December 30th, 2010 at Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo, Japan

MMA Rules
Featherweight Title Fight
Marlon Sandro vs. Hatsu Hioki

SRC Welterweight GP Series 2010 Final
Yasubey Enomoto vs. Keita "K-Taro" Nakamura

SRC Bantamweight Asia Tournament Semifinals
Manabu Inoue vs. Shunichi Shimizu
Akitoshi Tamura vs. Taiyo Nakahara

Kazuo Misaki vs. Mike Seal
Kazunori Yokota vs. Jadamba Narantungalag
Yoshihiro "KISS" Nakao vs. Dave Herman
Mamed Khalidov vs. Yuki Sasaki
Yukio Sakaguchi vs. Jung Jin Suk
Rin Nakai vs. Mika "Hari" Harigai

Sengoku Kickboxing Rules
Buakaw Por. Pramuk vs. Hiroki Nakajima
Yutaro Yamauchi vs. Go Yokoyama
Shintaro Matsukura vs. Yusuke Ikei
Kazuki Osawa vs. Chang Seob Lee
Hironobu Ikegami vs. Yuji Tanaka

Muay Thai Rules
Fabiano Cyclone vs. Ryuta Noji
Arashi Fujiwara vs. Mutsuki Ebata
Kanongsuk Weerasakreck vs. Genki Yamamoto
Norihiro "Musashi" Miyamoto vs. Hiroki Komata
Erika Kamimura vs. Chiharu

SRC "Jacket" Rules
Sotaro Yamada vs. Lee Sak Kim
Kiyotaka Shimizu vs. Ichiro Sugita
Yukio Sakaguchi vs. Jin Suk Jung

Planned Participants
Akihiro Gono
Hiroshi Izumi
Masanori Kanehara
Maximo Blanco
Yuji Tanaka