At a press conference Tuesday in Japan, Fighting Entertainment Group, the organizers behind the “Dynamite!! 2009” New Years Eve hybrid K-1 and MMA card announced several new fights for the event. Among the newly announced fights were several “Dream vs. Sengoku Raiden Championship” bouts, which include several well known fighters, including Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto, Hayato “Mach” Sakurai, and Alistair Overeem. Additionally, FEG announced another K-1 bout for the card, which will pit Ray Sefo against Yosuke Nishijima.
These fights join the three previously announced fights of Satoshi Ishii vs. Hidehiko Yoshida, Ikuhisa Minowa vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, and Masato vs. Andy Souwer, with more fight announcements expected to come before the event.
Following Tuesday’s press conference, the announced fight card for Dynamite!! 2009 includes:
- Ikuhisa Minowa vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou ^
- Satoshi Ishii vs. Hidehiko Yoshida
- Norifumi “KID” Yamamoto vs. Masanori Kanehara *
- Hayato “Mach” Sakurai vs. Akihiro Gono *
- Katsuyori Shibata vs. Hiroshi Izumi *
- Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Michihiro Omigawa *
- Hideo Tokoro vs. Marlon Sandro *
- Alistair Overeem vs. Kazuyuki Fujita *
- Yosuke Nishijima vs. Ray Sefo
- Masato vs. Andy Souwer
^ – Super Hulk Tournament Final
* – DREAM vs. SRC