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Dream announced four bouts for DREAM.4, which takes place on June 15 at the Saitama Super Arena. All four bouts announced are quarterfinal bouts for the DREAM Middleweight Grand Prix.

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Post #1   5/23/08 9:56:58AM   

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I feel sorry for sakuraba going up against Manhoef............ Manhoef will destroy him. Jacare vs. Mayhem will be a great fight.

Post #2   5/23/08 10:24:48AM   

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Jacare wins by sub in the first round

Post #3   5/23/08 10:45:43AM   

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War Sakuraba

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Posted by Cladrix

I feel sorry for sakuraba going up against Manhoef............ Manhoef will destroy him. Jacare vs. Mayhem will be a great fight.



Like Manhoef destroyed Dong? Or Akiyama? His sub defense is not very good. Against a great ground fighter he will get subbed.

I feel sorry for Manhoef, awesome striker, would much rather have seen him vs Mayhem, cause he should really be in the finals.

Post #5   5/23/08 12:05:10PM   

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Mayhem gets a tough one. I don't think Mayhem will want to take this one to the ground, so I guess we will get to see how good his takedown defense is, and or how good Jacare is at striking.

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Man, they actually picked those well. Its going to be hard to call any of those fights.

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Great fights, probly matched up as good as they can be. Cant wait to watch

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There are some Great Fights Announced but the 1 Fight that I really want to see is Melvin Manhoef vs Sakuraba. Now It's a Hard Fight for both guys in that Melvin is an Explosive Striker and Saku is a Great Catch Wrestler. We know that Saku can take Punishment and Win like in his Fight against Smirinovas. I think Saku takes this 1 because Melvin showed weaknesses in his last Fight and I think Saku Advances to the Semi Finals.

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Nice pairings! Saku better get it to the ground asap, Manhoef wasn't in good condition in his last fight. I think Zelg vs Kin will be the best fight, possibly FOTY.

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I cant wait until Jacare vs Mayhem. IMHO its a dream matchup

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Posted by Mchubb316

Mayhem gets a tough one. I don't think Mayhem will want to take this one to the ground, so I guess we will get to see how good his takedown defense is, and or how good Jacare is at striking.



Mayhem has awesome wrestling, I think he can avoid the takedowns early. I don't know how long he can let the fight go though. He needs to keep it standing.

As for the other fights, I see Mousasi winning a tough one against Dong, Saku subbing Manhoef at will, and Galesic winning.

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Manhoef has never boded well against people with a ground game, i dont think Manhoef has ever faced some one who is as highly touted as Saku is on the ground. i think if Saku can avoid the early barrage of nothing but pure K.O. power, get his patented single leg, which never fails, then i can see him winning this fight poissibly by armbar or kimura, Saku needs this come on guys WAR SAKU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted by ICSlegend


Posted by Cladrix

I feel sorry for sakuraba going up against Manhoef............ Manhoef will destroy him. Jacare vs. Mayhem will be a great fight.



Like Manhoef destroyed Dong? Or Akiyama? His sub defense is not very good. Against a great ground fighter he will get subbed.

I feel sorry for Manhoef, awesome striker, would much rather have seen him vs Mayhem, cause he should really be in the finals.




Sakuraba is a former great, a legend, but he is past it now.


Saku is gonne eat way too many kicks and manhoef will take a 1st round KO imo.

Post #15   5/24/08 12:07:06PM   
 
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