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Joachim Hansen Looking To Raise Hell At Featherweight

Written by Tim Ngo
January 27th, 2010

Various media outlets are reporting that former Dream lightweight champion Joachim Hansen will be stepping down a weight class to challenge Bibiano Fernandes for his Dream featherweight belt on March 21st.

Although the organization hasn’t officially announced the event or the 135-pound contest, MMAJunkie.com is reporting both sides have verbally agreed to the scrap and an announcement is expected shortly.

Hansen holds a respectable 19-8-1 professional record, however lost his lightweight title to Shinya Aoki at Dream.11 in his last outing. The submission specialist caught Hansen in a sick arm bar in the 2ndRound of their battle.

Fernandes captured the Dream featherweight title that same October evening when he took a razor-thin split decision over Hiroyuki Takaya. It was his sixth consecutive victory, improving his record to an 7-2 mark overall.

The proposed 5Round affair is tentatively penciled in for Dream.13 in Japan.

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