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DREAM Fight for Japan Weigh-Ins: Aoki-Clementi, Bantamweight Grand Prix Set for “Fight for Japan”

Shinya AokiAokiUFC veteran Rich Clementi narrowly missed weight for his non-title bout with DREAM lightweight champ Shinya Aoki at Sunday’s “DREAM: Fight for Japan” event in Saitama, Japan, but the featured matchup will go on as scheduled.

The rest of the card successfully made weight, including its eight-man bantamweight grand prix.

DREAM: Fight for Japan is not being broadcast live, but airs tape-delayed on HDNet on June 3.

The DREAM: Fight for Japan lineup features:

  • Champ Shinya Aoki vs. Rich Clementi (non-title)
  • Katsunori Kikuno vs. Daisuke Nakamura
  • Caol Uno vs. Akiyo “Wicky” Nishiura
  • Takeshi Inoue vs. Koichiro Matsumoto
  • Joachim Hansen vs. Mitsuhiro Ishida

Japan Bantamweight Grand Prix (quarterfinals)

  • Masakazu Imanari vs. Keisuke Fujiwara
  • Kenji Osawa vs. Takafumi Otsuka
  • Yoshiro Maeda vs. Hideo Tokoro
  • Yusaku Nakamura vs. Atsushi Yamamoto

Pictured: Shinya Aoki

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