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Imanari, Maeda advance, Aoki, Kawajiri victorious at DREAM.7 (+ Full Results)

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The 2008 DREAM featherweight grand prix kicked off on Saturday night with six of the tournament's first round matchups, as well as three non-tournament bouts, on the DREAM.7 card at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

And while the opening round of the tournament did lend a few surprises, it was a successful night for the Japanese fans that were cheering on their countrymen as several of the event's favored local stars moved on in the tournament.

The event was held on Sunday night in Japan and will air on a one-week tape delay on HDNet in the U.S.




OFFICIAL RESULTS

* Masakazu Iminari def. Atsushi Yamamoto via split decision*
* Hiroyuki Takaya def. Jong Won Kim via TKO (punches) -- Round 2, 0:40*
* Yoshiro Maeda def. Micah Miller via unanimous decision*
* Tatsuya Kawajiri def. Ross Ebanez via submission (rear-naked shoke) -- Round 1, 4:03
* Shinya Aoki def. David Gardner via rear-naked choke -- Round 1, 5:58
* Mitsuhiro Ishida def. Daisuke Nakamura via unanimous decision
* Abel Cullum def. Akiyo Nishiura via unanimous decision*
* Joe Warren def. Chase Beebe via TKO (cut) -- Round 1, 10:00*
* Bibiano Fernandes def. Takafumi Otsuka via unanimous decision*

* - featherweight grand prix first-round bouts
+ - A GP first-round bout between Hideo Tokoro and Daika Hata takes place at DREAM.8, and Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto gets an automatic berth into the second round.



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Aoki Vs Gardner Fight Video

Post #2   3/8/09 10:46:26AM   

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atta boy Aoki!!

Post #3   3/8/09 11:02:44AM   

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Aoki is sick..

Post #4   3/8/09 11:18:26AM   

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sucks that beebe lost by cut, i wonder how he did in the first before the cut.

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OK after watching the Aoki video I have a question.

Is there anything in the rules to say you can't bend or brake someones toes when they have a body lock on against you?

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Posted by Red-Dragon

OK after watching the Aoki video I have a question.

Is there anything in the rules to say you can't bend or brake someones toes when they have a body lock on against you?


small joint manipulation is against the rules, at least in the us. i cant say with 100% certainty that dream has the same rule but i assume they do.

Post #8   3/8/09 3:38:48PM   

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Joe Warren impressed me, I thought Beebe was gonna take him out pretty early but he fought through. Give him a year or two and when he becomes a better striker he will be a force in the FW division!

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i did pretty bad on this event. after coming off a 70pt WEC event.

Post #11   3/8/09 6:01:30PM