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Eiji Mitsuoka vs. Bruno Carvalho Added to DREAM BW Japan GP Final

The exodus from the dormant Sengoku Raiden Championship continued on Friday as Eiji Mitsuoka was announced as the latest fighter to sign with rival promotion DREAM. In his promotional debut on July 16 at Ariake Coliseum, Mitsuoka will face fellow DREAM newcomer, BJJ and judo black belt Bruno Carvalho.

The Mitsuoka vs. Carvalho bout wasn't the only news from DREAM on Friday as the promotion announced a name change for their next event. The July 16 DREAM event was initially titled DREAM.17, but it is now officially called: "Fight for Japan: DREAM Japan GP Final - 2011 Bantamweight Japan Tournament Final". Really rolls of the tongue doesn't it? The "Fight for Japan" series, which began back on May 29, is a down-scaled event to conserve electricity and raise money for March 11 tsunami and earthquake victims.

Also on the card, Gegard Mousasi will defend his DREAM light heavyweight championship against judoka Hiroshi Izumi, Hiroyuki Takaya will put his newly acquired DREAM featherweight belt on the line against "Little Hercules" Kazuyuki Miyata and the bantamweight Japan tournament will reach its conclusion.
DREAM - Fight For Japan: 2011 Bantamweight Japan Tournament Final
July 16 at Ariake Coliseum, Tokyo, Japan.

DREAM Light Heavyweight Championship

Gegard Mousasi vs. Hiroshi Izumi

DREAM Featherweight Championship
Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Kazuyuki Miyata

Bantamweight Japan Tournament Final
Masakazu Imanari vs. Hideo Tokoro

Bantamweight Japan Tournament Third Place
Keisuke Fujiwara vs. Kenji Osawa

Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Willamy Freire
Todd Duffee vs. Nick Gaston
Eiji Mitsuoka vs. Bruno Carvalho

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