DREAM 11 weigh-ins – Sakuraba will not stand for it


The “DREAM 11 – Featherweight Grand Prix 2009 Final” takes place on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009, at the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. The event, which features a lightweight title fight between Joachim Hansen and Shinya Aoki, the final round of the DREAM Featherweight Grand Prix, and the Super Hulk Tournament semi-finals, will air via tape delay in the U.S. on HDNet beginning at 7 a.m. ET Tuesday morning. PROMMA.INFO will be providing play-by-play commentary of the broadcast.

All fighters successfully made weight at the DREAM 11 weigh-ins which took place on Monday. Kazushi Sakuraba made weight just fine, but he had quite a bit of trouble making it to the scales. Either he was trying to be funny, he was drunk, or he is completely off his rocker. Frankly, he looks lost. Watch the video above to see what I’m talking about. Weigh-in results and photo of Minowa and Hong Man Choi after the jump…

Dream 11 Weigh-in Results:
Joachim Hansen (150.4) vs. Shinya Aoki (153.9)
Kazushi Sakuraba (184.1) vs. Rubin Williams (181.9)
Tatsuya Kawajiri (154.1) vs. Melchor Manibusan (152.6)

Featherweight GP:
Joe Warren (138.2) vs. Bibiano Fernandes (138.2)
Hideo Tokoro (138.5) vs. Hiroyuki Takaya (138.9)

Featherweight GP Reserve Bout:
Daiki Hata (138.5) vs. Kazuyuki Miyata (138.5)

Super Hulk Tournament:
Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (220.5) vs. Bob Sapp (341.7)
Ikuhisa Minowa (192.9) vs. Hong Man Choi (319.7)

Photo by: D. Herbertson/Sherdog - Ikuhisa Minowa weighing in at 192.9 lbs. and Hong Man Choi weighing in at 319.7 lbs. may be the biggest weight difference of all time in an MMA fight.
Photo by: D. Herbertson/Sherdog - Ikuhisa Minowa weighing in at 192.9 lbs. and Hong Man Choi weighing in at 319.7 lbs. may be the biggest weight difference of all time in an MMA fight.

4 thoughts on “DREAM 11 weigh-ins – Sakuraba will not stand for it”

  1. looks like Saku was just having fun to me. Didn’t look lost as the post said.
    He looks in great shape too, much better than when he fought melvin or tamura.

  2. The biggest weight differences in MMA fights that I know of were when the 700+ pound sumo guy fought at UFC 3 and Pride 2. He lost both fights.

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