DREAM 2nd Round Middleweight Pairings - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
Japanese MMA Discuss Japanese MMA in here, such as DREAM, Shooto, and World Victory Road and any other Japanese MMA federation.

Reply

Old 05-23-2008, 09:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
BJJ Prince
 
kilik's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: London, UK
Posts: 1,155
kilik is on another level nowkilik is on another level nowkilik is on another level nowkilik is on another level nowkilik is on another level nowkilik is on another level nowkilik is on another level nowkilik is on another level nowkilik is on another level nowkilik is on another level nowkilik is on another level now
DREAM 2nd Round Middleweight Pairings

Quote:
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.

Japanese legend Kazushi Sakuraba faces off with Dutch striker Melvin Manhoef. Manhoef replaces Kiyoshi Tamura, who was forced to pull out of the tournament due to a broken finger sustained in his stoppage victory over Masakatsu Funaki at DREAM.2. Sakuraba comes off a submission victory over Andrews Nakahara at DREAM.2, while Manhoef stopped Dae Won Kim with strikes at DREAM.3.

In a battle of grapplers, eccentric American Jason “Mayhem” Miller takes on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. Miller comes off a dismantling victory over Katsuyori Shibata at DREAM.3, while Jacare submitted newcomer Ian Murphy at DREAM.2.

Armenian wunderkind Gegard Mousasi takes on Korean judoka Dong Sik Yoon. Mousasi comes off a surprising submission victory over Denis Kang at DREAM.2, while Yoon won a decision over Shungo Oyama at the same show.

In a rematch of a controversial fight, Croatian striker Zelg Galesic faces off with K-1 veteran Taiei Kin. These two met at K-1 Hero’s Korea 2007 with Galesic winning a controversial cut stoppage only seconds into the fight. Galesic comes off a submission victory over Magomed Sultanakhmedov at DREAM.2, while Kin won a decision over Ikuhisa Minowa at the same show.

Previously announced for DREAM.4 was the last quarterfinal match-up of the DREAM Lightweight Grand Prix, between grappling wizard Shinya Aoki and 2004 Olympic wrestling silver medalist Katsuhiko Nagata.

DREAM Middleweight Grand Prix Bouts
-Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Melvin Manhoef
-Jason “Mayhem” Miller vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza
-Gegard Mousasi vs. Dong Sik Yoon
-Zelg Galesic vs. Taiei Kin

DREAM Lightweight Grand Prix Bout
-Shinya Aoki vs. Katsuhiko Nagata
http://www.mmaweekly.com/absolutenm/...6336&zoneid=13

I cant wait for Mayhem vs Jacare hopefully Mayhem keeps it standing or he will most probably get submitted.

Manhoef vs Sakuraba could be fight of the Night.
__________________

kilik is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 05-23-2008, 09:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
Featherweight
 
Pyros's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Valencia, Spain
Posts: 1,299
Pyros will become famous soon enoughPyros will become famous soon enoughPyros will become famous soon enoughPyros will become famous soon enoughPyros will become famous soon enoughPyros will become famous soon enoughPyros will become famous soon enoughPyros will become famous soon enoughPyros will become famous soon enough
Yes, this is going to be a good test for Jacare to see if the guy is the real deal. I have Manhoef, Mayhem, Mousasi and Galesic advancing to the next round.
Pyros is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2008, 11:02 AM   #3 (permalink)
Middleweight
 
Shamrock-Ortiz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Wales
Posts: 2,960
Shamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He Crosses
-Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Melvin Manhoef
-Jason “Mayhem” Miller vs. Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza
-Gegard Mousasi vs. Dong Sik Yoon
-Zelg Galesic vs. Taiei Kin

Hmmmmm, Sakuraba vs. Manhoef? I really hope Saku doesn't take a beating.
Picking Manhoef, hoping for Saku.

Picking and hoping for Jacare, would of liked to of seen both these guys in the Semi but oh well.

Mousasi vs. Dong is a great fight, don't know who i'm going with yet, wanting Dong to win.

Zelg Galesic vs. Taiei Kin - should be a stand up war, either guy could win, going with Zelg and hoping Zelg.
__________________
Fedor fights I want to see..

Fedor vs. Josh Barnett
Fedor vs. Randy Couture
Fedor vs. Tim Sylvia - DEMOLISHED
Fedor vs. Andrei Arlovski - DEMOLISHED

hmmmmm, i wonder how many become reality..

2007
Shamrock-Ortiz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2008, 11:08 AM   #4 (permalink)
Super Heavyweight
 
jasvll's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 4,104
jasvll Is Beloved By Alljasvll Is Beloved By Alljasvll Is Beloved By Alljasvll Is Beloved By Alljasvll Is Beloved By Alljasvll Is Beloved By Alljasvll Is Beloved By Alljasvll Is Beloved By Alljasvll Is Beloved By Alljasvll Is Beloved By Alljasvll Is Beloved By All
Sakuraba will always be one of my favorite fighters. He's said in the past that he wants to die in the ring. Looks like DREAM is giving him the chance.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Joe Rogan
That longing to return to the retarded past can only be born of some collective, subconscious, internal desire to try to turn back the clock on humanity and halt our obvious progression towards the inevitable zombie apocalypse of 2012.
jasvll is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2008, 11:11 AM   #5 (permalink)
Middleweight
 
Shamrock-Ortiz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Wales
Posts: 2,960
Shamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He Crosses
Quote:
Originally Posted by jasvll View Post
Sakuraba will always be one of my favorite fighters. He's said in the past that he wants to die in the ring. Looks like DREAM is giving him the chance.
Yeah it sucks, I wish they would put him in there with Jacare, at least then he wouldn't take a beating and they could have a ground battle.. Putting him up against Manhoef with how slow Sakuraba is nowdays, just seems like a horrible idea
__________________
Fedor fights I want to see..

Fedor vs. Josh Barnett
Fedor vs. Randy Couture
Fedor vs. Tim Sylvia - DEMOLISHED
Fedor vs. Andrei Arlovski - DEMOLISHED

hmmmmm, i wonder how many become reality..

2007
Shamrock-Ortiz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2008, 11:20 AM   #6 (permalink)
Super Heavyweight
 
Terry77's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 4,536
Terry77 Is Beloved By AllTerry77 Is Beloved By AllTerry77 Is Beloved By AllTerry77 Is Beloved By AllTerry77 Is Beloved By AllTerry77 Is Beloved By AllTerry77 Is Beloved By AllTerry77 Is Beloved By AllTerry77 Is Beloved By AllTerry77 Is Beloved By AllTerry77 Is Beloved By All
Sakuraba might die.

Mayhem/Jacare should be cool, interesting to see how good Miller can avoid submissions and handle Jacare's speed on the mat.
Terry77 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2008, 11:49 AM   #7 (permalink)
Welterweight
 
joppp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Sweden
Posts: 2,279
joppp is on another level nowjoppp is on another level nowjoppp is on another level nowjoppp is on another level nowjoppp is on another level nowjoppp is on another level nowjoppp is on another level nowjoppp is on another level nowjoppp is on another level nowjoppp is on another level nowjoppp is on another level now
YESSSSS JACARE VS MAYHEM WAAAAAAAAAAR!!!!

This fight has the potential to be awesome to the max. Both Jacare and Mayhem can slug, and on the ground we'll see who's the crazier man

Picking Jacare, but never count out the "super monkey"

Mannhoef v Saku might be the death of Saku.
__________________
Official Leader of the Demian Maia Subway Station!

Dustin Hazelett - I'm McLovin' it

"The second he hits me, I will crush him!" - WAND (WAR)
joppp is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2008, 12:23 PM   #8 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: bng
Posts: 35
mmamark has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Quote:
Originally Posted by kilik View Post
http://www.mmaweekly.com/absolutenm/...6336&zoneid=13

I cant wait for Mayhem vs Jacare hopefully Mayhem keeps it standing or he will most probably get submitted.

Manhoef vs Sakuraba could be fight of the Night.
mayhem has good ground skills he has only been submitted once and that was 6 years ago.
mmamark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2008, 12:42 PM   #9 (permalink)
Middleweight
 
Shamrock-Ortiz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Wales
Posts: 2,960
Shamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He CrossesShamrock-Ortiz Is Respected By All He Crosses
Quote:
Originally Posted by mmamark View Post
mayhem has good ground skills he has only been submitted once and that was 6 years ago.
This is against Ronaldo "Jacare" De Souza...

Mayhem hasn't fought anyone near the standard of ground skills that Jacare has.
__________________
Fedor fights I want to see..

Fedor vs. Josh Barnett
Fedor vs. Randy Couture
Fedor vs. Tim Sylvia - DEMOLISHED
Fedor vs. Andrei Arlovski - DEMOLISHED

hmmmmm, i wonder how many become reality..

2007
Shamrock-Ortiz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2008, 01:01 PM   #10 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: bng
Posts: 35
mmamark has a little shameless behaviour in the past
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shamrock-Ortiz View Post
This is against Ronaldo "Jacare" De Souza...

Mayhem hasn't fought anyone near the standard of ground skills that Jacare has.
Mayhem is the bigger stronger guy. i just dont see Jacare getting him in a position where he will be able to get a submission. i know dude has won all his fights by submission, but most those guys i haven't heard of.
mmamark is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios