DYNAMITE!! Three More Bouts Added to New Year's Eve Event

Written by Tom Ngo
December 16th, 2008

K-1 Dynamite!! 2008 has announced the addition of three more bouts to their end of year extravaganza. The co-promoted Dream and K-1 event will take place on December 31st at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
Sammy Schilt will be taking on Siala “Mighty Mo” Siliga and Hideo Tokoro will face Daisuke Nakamura in MMA bouts. The promotions also announced that Yoshihiro Sato will challenge Artur Kyshenko in a K-1 kickboxing battle.

Although Schilt has focused his career more on kickboxing of late, he still holds an impressive 25-14-1 MMA record. This will be the heavyweight’s first Mixed Martial Arts bout in over a year.

“Mighty Mo” is new to MMA, however has already posted a perfect 3-0 record.

The highly anticipated event will feature both MMA and K-1 kickboxing bouts. Japan is known for their end of year events, and this one surely will not disappoint.

Here are the fighters Rumored to be competing at the event:

Kickboxing Bouts:

Yoshihiro Sato vs. Artur Kyshenko
Hiroya vs. Shimada Shota
Kusakabe Ryuya vs. Urabe Koya
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Kozo Takeda
Gegard Mousasi vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri

MMA Bouts:

Semmy Schilt vs. Siala “Mighty Mo” Siliga
Hideo Tokoro vs. Daisuke Nakamura
Mark Hunt vs. Jerome Le Banner
Sergei Kharitonov vs. Alistair Overeem
Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Kiyoshi Tamura
Shinya Aoki vs. Eddie Alvarez
Gesias “JZ” Calvancante vs. Joachim Hansen (Dream Lightweight Champion)

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