If you stayed up late last night / early this morning to watch DREAM 17 you saw another solid yet long Japanese Mixed Martial Arts event. The card saw the opening round of the eight man bantamweight tournament along with many of the top JMMA competitors.
155 lbs.: Shinya Aoki vs. Rob McCullough – Shinya Aoki by 1st rd. Submission (Neck Crank)
145 lbs.: Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Joachim Hansen – Tatsuya Kawajiri by 3rd rd. Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
145 lbs.: Takeshi Inoue vs. Caol Uno – Takeshi Inoue by 1st rd KO (Head Kick)
170 lbs.: Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Yan Cabral – Yan Cabral by 2nd rd. Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
155 lbs.: Satoru Kitaoka vs. Willamy Freire – Satoru Kitaoka by Split Decision
185 lbs.: Kazuhiro Nakamura vs. Gerald Harris – Gerald Harris by Split Decision
135 lbs. Tournament Quarterfinal bout: Hideo Tokoro vs. Antonio Banuelos – Antonio Banuelos by Split Decision
135 lbs.Tournament Quarterfinal bout: Bibiano Fernandes vs. Takafumi Otsuka – Bibiano Fernandes by 1st rd. Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
135 lbs. Tournament Quarterfinal bout: Masakazu Imanari vs. Abel Cullum – Masakazu Imanari by 3rd rd. Submission (Armbar)
135 lbs. Tournament Quarterfinal bout: Rodolfo Marques vs. Yusup Saadulaev – Rodolfo Marques Unanimous Decision
Open-weight bout: Ikuhisa Minowa vs. Baru Harn – Ikuhisa Minowa by 1st rd. Submission (Arm/Neck Crank)
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