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    Manhoef KO's Sakuraba at DREAM.4 Middleweight GP

    Mon, 2008-06-16 00:16 — Monty DiPietro

    The event featured four qualifying bouts, with winners advancing to the DREAM Middleweight GP Final at the Saitama Arena on September 23.

    DREAM.4 Middleweight GP 2008 2nd Round Press Conference

    Sat, 2008-06-14 06:21 — Monty DiPietro

    TOKYO, June 14, 2008 -- The DREAM Middleweight Grand Prix 2008 moves into second gear tomorrow, when eight quarterfinalists meet at the Yokohama Arena.

    Alvarez, Uno and Kawajiri Win at DREAM.3

    Sun, 2008-05-11 21:27 — Monty DiPietro

    SAITAMA, May 11, 2008 -- American wrestler Eddie Alvarez beat Norwegian shooto fighter Joachim Hansen in a thriller; while Japanese mixed martial arts legend Caol Uno won in the Main Event at tonight's DREAM.3 Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 2nd Round.

    Success for Sakuraba in Saitama

    Tue, 2008-04-29 09:33 — Monty DiPietro

    Held at the Saitama Super Arena, the event opened this year's DREAM Middleweight Grand Prix series. Fourteen of the world's top mixed martial arts fighters battled for the right to advance to a final elimination tournament on June 15 and a chance for a spot in September's DREAM Middleweight GP Final.

    Zimmerman is the Man at K-1 Europe GP

    Sun, 2008-04-27 23:38 — Monty DiPietro

    This was a classic eight-man elimination tournament -- all bouts contested under K-1 Rules (3Min. x 3R w/1RExt.), a quartet of first-tier fights advancing four men to a pair of semis, and the winners there going head-to head in the final.

    Hari Shocks Sefo; Schilt Wins in Yokohama

    Sun, 2008-04-13 23:23 — Monty DiPietro

    YOKOHAMA, April 13, 2008 -- Moroccan muay thai dynamo and Defending K-1 Heavyweight Champion Badr Hari, 23, scored three quick first-round downs to defeat Ray Sefo tonight at the K-1 World Grand Prix 2008 in Yokohama. In

    K-1 World GP '08 in Yokohama Press Conference

    Sat, 2008-04-12 07:42 — Monty DiPietro

    TOKYO, April 12, 2008 -- Hoping to make history for a second time, former K-1 World Grand Prix Grand Champion Mark Hunt returns to the ring tomorrow against the three-time and defending K-1 WGP Champion Semmy Schilt of Holland.

    Masato Masterful in Hiroshima

    Wed, 2008-04-09 08:01 — Monty DiPietro

    HIROSHIMA, April 9, 2008 -- Twenty-nine year-old Japanese kickboxer Masato out-punched South African boxer Virgil Kalakoda to emerge victorious tonight in the Main Event at the World Max '08 Final 16 Tournament in Hiroshima.

    World Max 16 in Hiroshima

    Tue, 2008-04-08 08:30 — Monty DiPietro

    HIROSHIMA, April 8, 2008 -- The K-1 World Max is one of the most thrilling fightsport competitions in the world today. With its 70kg/154lbs weight class, World Max delivers the unparalleled combination of speed and technique that have made it a favorite of sports fans everywhere. The road to this year's World Max Championship has three-stages. The final and semifinals are scheduled for October, and the four fighters competing there will be determined at the historic Nippon Budokan in July, when the final eight square off in a quartet of elimination bouts.

    CroCop's Saitama DREAM Comes True

    Sat, 2008-03-15 09:23 — Monty DiPietro

    Held before a sellout crowd at the Saitama Super Arena -- with millions of Japanese television viewers watching live -- DREAM.1 featured seven qualification bouts in the DREAM Lightweight (70 kg/154 lbs) class, along with a trio of open-weight fights.

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