Alistair Overeem needed just 19-seconds to claim another title, as the Strikeforce and K-1 champ knocked out former UFC prospect Todd Duffee in the opening round of their featured bout to win DREAM’s interim heavyweight belt at Dynamite!! 2010 on New Year’s Eve in Saitama, Japan.
Hiroyuki Takaya claimed DREAM’s featherweight title with a unanimous decision over champ Bibiano Fernandes in the card’s main event, while Marius Zaromskis retained the welterweight belt over Kazushi Sakuraba, severing the Japanese legend’s ear to end the fight in the opening round.
In other notable action, Tatsuya Kawajiri smothered Josh Thomson for a decision win, Jason High edged Hayato “Mach” Sakurai, Satoshi Ishii topped Jerome Le Banner, Shinya Aoki was knocked out by Yuichiro Nagashima, and Gegard Mousasi bested Kyotara.
The complete Dynamite!! 2010 results were:
- Hiroyuki Takaya def. champ Bibiano Fernandes via unanimous decision to win DREAM featherweight title
- Tatsuya Kawajiri def. Josh Thomson via unanimous decision
- Jason High def. Hayato “Mach” Sakurai via split decision
- Tetsuya Yamato vs. Akiyo “Wicky” Nishiura – majority draw (K-1)
- Champ Marius Zaromskis def. Kazushi Sakuraba via TKO (doctor stoppage) – Round 1, 2:16 to retain DREAM welterweight title
- Satoshi Ishii def. Jerome Le Banner via unanimous decision
- Alistair Overeem def. Todd Duffee via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 0:19 to win DREAM interim heavyweight title
- Yuichiro Nagashima def. Shinya Aoki via knockout (knee) – Round 2, 0:04 (special rules)
- Gegard Mousasi def. Kyotaro Fujimoto via unanimous decision (K-1)
- Sergei Kharitonov def. Tatsuya Mizuno via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 1:25
- Hiroshi Izumi def. Ikuhisa “Minowaman” Minowa via TKO (punches) – Round 3, 2:50
- Hideo Tokoro def. Kazuhisa Watanabe via submission (armbar) – Round 3, 2:02
- Kazuyuki Miyata def. Caol Uno via unanimous decision
- Andy Ologun def. Katsuaki Furuki via unanimous decision
Pictured: Alistair Overeem