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Todd Duffee vs. Nick Gaston Added to Dream.17, Fight Card Updated

Written by Tom Ngo
June 15th, 2011
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UFC Heavyweight Todd Duffee

Dream has just added a heavyweight shootout between former UFC star Todd Duffee and Nick Gaston to their July 16th show. Dream.17 takes place inside the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan.

Light heavyweight champ Gegard Mousasi puts his strap on the line against Hiroshi Izumi in the card’s featured contest, while Kazuyuki Miyata will challenge featherweight title holder Hiroyuki Takaya for his belt in the night’s other championship affair.

Dream’s eight-man bantamweight tournament will also conclude at the event.

As of now, no broadcast plans have been announced for the star-studded show. If the event is made available in North America, HDNet would likely play host.

Here are the athletes expected to perform in the Land of the Rising Sun:

Bantamweight Tournament:

Atsushi Yamamoto vs. Kenji Osawa (Third Place)

Masakazu Imanari vs. Hideo Tokoro (Finals)

Individual Bouts:

Todd Duffee vs. Nick Gaston

Willamy Freire vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri

Kazuyuki Miyata vs. Hiroyuki Takaya vs. (Dream Featherweight Champion)

Hiroshi Izumi vs. Gegard Mousasi (Dream Light Heavyweight Champion)

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