Dream.17 Official Trailer (Video)

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
June 28th, 2011

Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Gegard Mousasi

Dream.17 takes place July 16th inside the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan. The card will feature three champions, two title fights and the final round of Dream’s Bantamweight Tournament. 

Light heavyweight champ Gegard Mousasi puts his strap up for grabs 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.

Hayato Sakurai rematches welterweight champion Marius Zaromskis, but “The Whitemare’s” crown will not be on the line.

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

Please click the media player below to watch the video:

Here are the athletes expected to appear in the show:

Bantamweight Tournament:

Atsushi Yamamoto vs. Kenji Osawa (Third Place)

Masakazu Imanari vs. Hideo Tokoro (Finals)

Individual Bouts:

Eiji Mitsuoka vs. Bruno Carvalho

Todd Duffee vs. Nick Gaston

Willamy Freire vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri

Hayato Sakurai vs. Marius Zaromskis (Dream Welterweight Champion)*

Kazuyuki Miyata vs. Hiroyuki Takaya (Dream Featherweight Champion)

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

* – Non-title fight

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