The Fields Dynamite!! 2008 lived up to the hype once again at the Saitama Arena in Japan. The event took place on December 31, 2008 (New Year’s Eve). It featured both kickboxing and mixed martial arts, combining both DREAM and K-1 promotions.
Here are the complete results for the Fields Dynamite!! 2008 event:
- Kiyoshi Tamura defeated Kazushi Sakuraba via a unanimous decision
- Shinya Aoki defeated Eddie Alvarez via a heel hook submission at 1:32 of round 1 (Aoki wins WAMMA lightweight title)
- Melvin "Marvelous" Manhoef defeated Mark Hunt via KO at 0:18 of round 1 (Manhoeff replaced Jerome Le Banner. Le Banner canceled because he acquired a flu)
- Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic defeated Hong Man Choi via TKO (leg injury) at 6:32 in round 1
- Hayato "Mach" Sakurai defeated Katsuyori Shibata via TKO-strikes at 7:01 in round 1
- Semmy "Hightower" Schilt defeated Siala "Mighty Mo" Siliga via a triangle choke submission at 5:31 of round 1
- Bob "The Beast" Sapp defeated Akihito "Kinniku Mantaro" Tanaka via TKO-strikes at 5:22 of round 1
- Andy Ologun defeated Yukio Sakaguchi via TKO-strikes at 3:52 of round 1
- Daisuke Nakamura defeated Hideo Tokoro via an armbar submission at 2:23 of round 1
- Ikuhisa "The Punk" Minowa defeated Errol "Bonecrusher" Zimmerman via a toe-hold submission (toe hold) at 1:01 of round 1
K-1 KICKBOXING RESULTS:
- Gegard Mousasi defeated Musashi via TKO-strikes at 2:32 of round 1
- Alistair "Demolition Man" Overeem defeated Bahr "Bad Boy" Hari via KO at 2:07 of round 1
- Tatsuya Kawajiri defeated Kozo Takeda via TKO at 2:37 of round 1
- Final Under-18: Hiroya defeated Koya Urabe via a unanimous decision (10-9, 10-9, 10-9)
- Artur Kyshenko defeated Yoshihiro Sato via majority decision (30-29, 29-28, 29-29)
- Semi-Final Under-18: Hiroya defeated Shota Shimada via a unanimous decision (30-29, 30-29, 30-29)
- Semi-Final Under-18: Koya Urabe defeated Ryuya Kusakabe via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 2:21 of round 3.
Joachim "Hellboy" Hansen was scheduled to take on JZ Calvancante on the Fields Dynamite!! 2008 fight card. However, Hansen was forced to cancel the fight on the same day of the event because he was not able to pass some of the pre-fight medical exams. There is no information as far as a replacement opponent for Calvancante.
Fields Dynamite!! 2008 is scheduled to take place on December 31, 2008. The event will take place at the Saitama Arena in Saitama, Japan starting at 5am ET. Unfortunately, the event will not be televised on HDNet as it was planned.