Shinya Aoki vs. Antonio McKee Added to DREAM.18
Posted by Larry Csonka on 12.07.2012
Three new bouts confirmed by DREAM…
- DREAM announced today, via press release, that three MMA bouts have been confirmed for DREAM.18.
* Lightweight Bout: Shinya Aoki (31-6) vs. Antonio McKee (28-4-2)
* Middleweight Bout: Melvin Manhoef (26-9-1, 1 NC) vs. Denis Kang (35-15-2, 2 NC)
* 139 Catchweight Bout: Bibiano Fernandes (12-3) vs. Yoshiro Maeda (30-11-2)
DREAM 18 and GLORY 4 Tokyo - New Year's Eve Special takes place 4PM (2AM ET) near Tokyo on New Year's Eve at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The show will continue with the GLORY 4 Tokyo - Heavyweight Grand Slam, a one-night, 16-man, single-elimination tournament featuring the world's top heavyweight stand-up fighters, including Semmy Schilt (39-6, 18 KO's), Gokhan Saki (77-15, 53 KO's), Daniel Ghita (44-7, 34 KO's), Remy Bonjasky (77-14, 40 KO's), Peter Aerts (104-30-1, 78 KO's), Errol Zimmerman (76-16-1, 41 KO's), Anderson ‘Braddock' Silva (32-8-1, 22 KO's) and Sergei Kharitonov (22-7, 12 KO's). The winner of the heavyweight tournament will take home a Grand Prize of $400,000, and a total of $600,000 in prize money will be awarded to tournament participants.