“Dream.17” took place Saturday morning inside the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
The card showcased the opening round of Dream’s World Bantamweight Tournament and was headlined by a non-title lightweight scrap between Dream champion Shinya Aoki and Rob McCullough.
For the first time in company history, the scraps featured three, five-minute rounds, as opposed to one 10-minute round followed by a five-minute round.
HDNet broadcasted the show live in North America.
Here are the official results from the show:
Ikuhisa Minowa Defeated Baru Harn via Submission (Scarf-Hold Armlock) at 4:39 in the 1stRound
Gerald Harris Defeated Kazuhiro Nakamua via Split Decision
Satoru Kitaoka Defeated Willamy Freire via Split Decision
Yan Cabral Defeated Kazushi Sakuraba via Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) at 2:42 in the 2ndRound
Takeshi Inoue Defeated Caol Uno via Knockout (Kick) at 4:17 in the 1stRound
Tatsuya Kawajiri Defeated Joachim Hansen via Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) at 2:30 in the 3rdRound
Shinya Aoki Defeated Rob McCullough via Submission (Neck Crank) at 4:52 in the 1stRound*
World Bantamweight Grand Prix (1stRound):
Antonio Banuelos Defeated Hideo Tokoro via Split Decision
Bibiano Fernandes Defeated Takafumi Otsuka via Technical Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) at 0:41 in the 1stRound
Masakazu Imanari Defeated Abel Cullum via Submission (Armbar) at 0:46 in the 3rdRound
Rodolfo Marques Defeated Yusup Saadulaev via Unanimous Decision
* Aoki remains Dream lightweight champion after non-title fight