K-1 DYNAMITE!! 2008 Results

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
December 31st, 2008

Before most Americans’ alarms went off this morning, K-1 and Dream held their New Year’s Eve co-promotion at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The star-studded 17-fight card extravaganza featured a combination of MMA and Kickboxing, as well as Shinya Aoki becoming the first ever WAMMA lightweight champion. Dream lightweight champion Joachim Hansen was denied medical clearance at the last minute and unable to defend his title against JZ Calvancante.

The 29-year-old Hansen did not pass pre-fight medicals, and Fighting Entertainment Group officials said that he had been hospitalized for a “head injury.”

Interestingly enough, the Dream lightweight champion was present at the official press conference just the day prior to promote his rematch with Cavalcante. Hansen had previously defeated Cavalcante via split decision in 2004.

K-1 Kickoxing Bouts:

Koya Urabe def. Ryuya Kusakabe via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) at 2:21 in the 3rdRound#
Hiroya def. Shota Shimada via Unanimous Decision (30-39, 30-29, 30-29)#
Artur Kyshenko def. Yoshihiro Sato via Majority Decision (30-29, 29-28 and 29-29)
Hiroya def. Koya Urabe via Unanimous Decision (overtime: 10-9, 10-9, 10-9)*
Tatsuya Kawajiri def. Kozo Takeda via TKO at 2:37 in the 1stRound
Alistair Overeem def. Bahr Hari via KO at 2:07 in the 1stRound
Gegard Mousasi def. Musashi via TKO at 2:32 in the 1stRound

MMA Results:

Ikuhisa Minowa def. Errol Zimmerman via Submission (toe hold) at 1:01 1stRound
Daisuke Nakamura def. Hideo Tokoro via Submission (arm bar) at 2:23 1stRound
Andy Ologun def. Yukio Sakaguchi via TKO (punches) at 3:52 1stRound
Bob Sapp def. Akihito “Kinniku Mantaro” Tanaka via TKO (punches) at 5:22 1stRound
Semmy Schilt def. Siala “Mighty Mo’ Siliga via Submission (trinagle choke) at 5:31 1stRound
Hayato “Mach” Sakurai def. Katsuyori Shibata via TKO (punches) at 7:01 1stRound
Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic def. Hong Man Choi via TKO (leg injury) at 6:32 1stRound
Melvin Manhoef def. Mark Hunt via KO (punches) at 0:18 1stRound
Shinya Aoki def. Eddie Alvarez via Submission (heel hook) at 1:32 1stRound (Aoki first ever WAMMA lightweight champion)
Kiyoshi Tamura def. Kazushi Sakuraba via Unanimous Decision

# – K-1 Koshien under 18 tournament semifinal
* – K-1 Koshien under 18 tournament final

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