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Fedor Emelianenko Faces Olympic Judo Gold Medalist Satoshi Ishii On New Year’s Eve DREAM Event In Japan

M-1 Global confirms New Year’s Eve DREAM fight between Fedor Emelianenko and Satoshi Ishii:

“M-1 Global in cooperation with DREAM is very pleased to announce the bout which will bring the world’s attention to Japan on December 31.  Fedor (Emelianenko) has been in great shape, and is ready for what we think will be a hard and competitive fight.”

Fedor Emelianenko vs Satoshi Ishii headlines the Fields presents Fight for Japan Genkidesua!! Oomisoka!! 2011 event at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.  The event airs live on HDNet in North America.  Here’s how the rest of the fight card is taking shape for New Year’s Eve:

Main Card:

  • Fedor Emelianenko vs Satoshi Ishii
  • Shinya Aoki vs Satoru Kitaoka
  • Hiroyuki Takaya vs Takeshi Inoue
  • Tatsuya Kawajiri vs Kazuyuki Miyata
  • Hayato Sakurai vs Ryo Chonan
  • Yuichiro Nagashima vs Katsunori Kikuno

Bantamweight Tournament:

  • Masakazu Imanari vs Antonio Banuelos
  • Bibiano Fernandes vs Rodolfo Marques
  • Hideo Tokoro vs Yusup Saadulaev
  • Final: Winner of Imanari/Banuelos vs Winner of Fernandes/Marques

In the works:

  • Tim Sylvia vs Brett Rogers
  • Megumi Fujii vs Karla Benitez
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  1. Frank Dux

    December 14, 2011 at 1:18 am

    It’s great to see Fedor back in action, I’m even more excited to see him fight in Japan again

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