Review: 2012-12-31, boring fight between Tatsuya Kawajiri and Michihiro Omigawa: one star. Tatsuya Kawajiri (31-7-2) entered as the No.4 featherweight in the world while Michihiro Omigawa (13-12-1) entered as the No.39. Kawajiri vs Omigawa, featherweight fight of DREAM 18 Special NYE 2012. Special NYE 2012. Watch the video!
Review: 2012-12-31, the fight between Shinya Aoki and Antonio Mckee was not very exciting: two stars. Shinya Aoki (31-6-0) entered as the No.29 lightweight in the world while Antonio Mckee (28-4-2) entered as the No.22. Aoki vs Mckee, lightweight fight of DREAM 18 Special NYE 2012. Special NYE 2012. Watch the video!
Review: 2012-12-31, Bibiano Fernandes vs Yoshiro Maeda gets three stars thanks to a great work on the ground and a good finsih. Bibiano Fernandes (12-3-0) entered as the No.2 bantamweight in the world while Yoshiro Maeda (30-11-4) entered as the No.16. Fernandes vs Maeda, bantamweight fight of DREAM 18 Special NYE 2012. Special NYE 2012. Watch the video!
Review: 2012-12-31, pretty good fight between Melvin Manhoef and Denis Kang: three stars. Melvin Manhoef (26-9-1) entered as the No.45 middleweight in the world while Denis Kang (35-15-2) entered as the No.74. Manhoef vs Kang, middleweight fight of DREAM 18 Special NYE 2012. Watch the video!
Dream is alive and will be combined with the GLORY 4 Tokyo Heavyweight Grand Slam kickboxing show that had been scheduled in early December.
The show’s name is: “DREAM 18 and GLORY 4 Tokyo – New Year’s Eve Special“. The fight card is expected soon.
“As a company, we want to create the most spectacular martial arts show Japan has ever seen,” GSI (Glory Sports International, which produces DREAM show) chairman Pierre Andurand said. “After taking over DREAM 18, it just made natural sense to look at the opportunity to revive the traditional New Year’s Eve date and create a mega-show. We looked at the pros and cons, and it was clear that a combined show is the way to go. We are extremely proud and excited to deliver this mega-show to the Japanese fans and to the world at large.”
The GLORY kickboxing event will see a one-night 16-man tournament of heavyweight kickboxers. The winner gets a $400,000 prize. Fighters expected to appear are Semmy Schilt, Daniel Ghita, Remy