DREAM 8 results and round by round summary

PRO MMA (promma.info) provided live round by round results and updates throughout early Sunday morning, April 5th, for DREAM 8 which took place in Nagoya, Japan.

The event featured eight fighters competing in the first round of a welterweight (75.9kg/166.9lbs) tournament, one featherweight tournament match, and five non-tournament bouts.

Hayato “Mach” Sakurai, Jason High, Marius Zaromskis, and Andre Galvao were the winners in the first round of the welterweight tournament. “D.J. Taiki” won the featherweight tournament bout and Jeff Monson defeated the Russian, Sergei Kharitonov in the heavyweight non-tournament bout.

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DREAM 8 weigh in results and preview

DREAM 8 will take place Sunday, April 5, at Nippon Gaishi Hall in Nagoya, Japan. The event will feature eight fighters competing in the first round of a welterweight (75.9kg/166.9lbs) tournament, one featherweight tournament match, and five non-tournament bouts.

Headlining the card as part of the welterweight tournament will be fan favorite, Shinya Aoki, taking on one of the sport’s legends, Hayato “Mach” Sakurai. Also part of the welterweight grand prix will be Xtreme Couture’s John Alessio taking on two-time world BJJ champion, Andre Galvao.

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THE INFO episode 14 – PRO MMA podcast

Editor In Chief Jack Bratcher joined Matt De La Rosa and “Fast Eddie” Constantine on this weeks edition of THE INFO. The PRO MMA (promma.info) staff discussed UFC 96, DREAM, the UFC Heavyweight Division and Yves Lavgine. WAMMA’s official women’s rankings became a hot topic of discussion and in turn so did the WAMMA ranking … Read more

Historic MMA Rivalries, part 2: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu vs. Wrestling

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu vs. Wrestling
When Brock Lesnar faces the winner of UFC 92’s interim heavyweight championship bout between Antonio Rodrigo Nogueria and Frank Mir, an age old question in MMA will be asked again.

Which martial art holds the bragging right of being called the best starting base for a mixed martial arts competition? This is a point that has been contested since as far back as fans can remember.

Royce Gracie made the case in the early UFC tournaments that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was the supreme discipline by showcasing BJJ’s superiority over traditional martial art techniques. Gracie’s ground display introduced the martial arts community to the importance of submissions and grappling.

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