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DREAM New Year’s Eve 2011 Results: Fedor Emelianenko, Shinya Aoki Score Wins

Fedor EmelianenkoFedor Emelianenko knocked out Olympic judo gold medalist Satoshii Ishii in 2:29 in the main event of DREAM New Year’s Eve 2011 on Saturday in Saitama, Japan.

In other featured matchups, DREAM lightweight champion Shinya Aoki beat Satoru Kitaoka, featherweight champ Hiroyuki Takaya topped Takeshi Inoue, and Bibiano Fernandes stopped Antonio Banuelos in the final of the bantamweight grand prix.

The complete DREAM New Year’s Eve 2011 results were:

  • Fedor Emelianenko def. Satoshi Ishii via KO (punches) – Round 1, 2:29
  • Shinya Aoki (c) def. Satoru Kitaoka via unanimous decision
    DREAM Lightweight Championship
  • Hiroyuki Takaya (c) def. Takeshi “Lion” Inoue via unanimous decision
    DREAM Featherweight Championship
  • Megumi Fujii def. Karla Benitez via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 1:15
  • Tatsuya Kawajiri def. Kazuyuki Miyata via submission (arm triangle) – Round 2, 4:54
  • Hayato “Mach” Sakurai def. Ryo Chonan via unanimous decision

BANTAMWEIGHT GRAND PRIX

  • Bibiano Fernandes def. Antonio Banuelos via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:21 – final
  • Bibiano Fernandes def. Rodolfo Marques via unanimous decision – semifinal
  • Antonio Banuelos def. Masakazu Imanari via split decision – semifinal
  • Yusup Saadulaev def. Hideo Tokoro via KO (slam) – Round 1, 0:42 – reserve bout

HDNet will be replaying part one of the show this Friday, January 6, 2012 starting at 10pm EST.

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