With less than two weeks to go before Japan’s biggest promotions hold their traditional year-end events, the fight cards are coming together for Sengoku’s Soul of Fight on Dec. 30 in Tokyo and DREAM’s Dynamite!! 2010 in Saitama on New Year’s Eve.
Dynamite!! 2010 recently added Super Hulk winner Ikuhisa “Minowaman” Minowa vs. Sengoku’s Hiroshi Izumi and Hayato Sakurai vs. Jason High, along with a K-1 bout betwee DREAM champ Gegard Mousasi and Kyotaro.
Fresh off winning K-1’s World Grand Prix 2010 last Saturday, Strikeforce heavyweight champ Alistair Overeem is also expected to compete on the card, but a rumored matchup with Bobby Lashley recently fell through.
Meanwhile, Sengoku’s Soul of Fight has added a pair of Sengoku vs. DREAM fights in Maximo Blanco vs. Won Sik Park and former champMasanori Kanehara vs. Yoshiro Maeda, as well as fan-favorite Roxanne Modafferi vs. fellow top 135-pound female Hitomi Akano.
Pictured: Alistair Overeem