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Ninja, Monson and More Added to Dream.8

Written by Tom Ngo
March 26th, 2009
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Murilo “Ninja” Rua

Early Thursday morning, Dream announced they have bolstered the lineup for their Dream.8 event on April 5th.
The Japanese organization added a heavyweight tilt between Jeff Monson and Sergey Kharitonov, as well as Murilo “Ninja” Rua’s return to the Orient.

In addition to five individual bouts, Dream confirmed that they would be kicking off the 1stRound of their eight-man Welterweight Grand Prix, which will be staring WAMMA lightweight champ Shinya Aioki.

The card will also be hosting the remaining bout for the 1stRound of their Featherweight Grand Prix, as Hideo Tokoro will be taking on Daika Hata. Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto received a 1stRound bye.

Here are all of the fighters Rumored to be competing in the night’s event:

Individual Bouts:

Ikuhisa Minowa vs. Katsuyori Shibata
Murilo Rua vs. Dong Sik Yoon
Andrews Nakahara vs. Shungo Oyama
Sergey Kharitonov vs. Jeff Monson

1stRound of Welterweight Grand Prix:

Shinya Aoki vs. Hayato Sakurai
Yuya Shirai vs. Jason High
Marius Zaromskis vs. Seichi Ikemoto
Andre Galvao vs. John Alessio

1stRound of Featherweight Grand Prix:

Hideo Tokoro vs. Daika Hata

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