DREAM today announced additional bouts for DREAM 8, which takes place on April 5th at the Nippon Gaishi Hall in Nagoya, Japan and features the opening round of the promotion’s welterweight grand prix.
Announced today were the opening round GP matchups of Shinya Aoki vs. Hayato “Mach” Sakurai, Yuya Shirai vs. Jason High, Marius Zaromskis vs. Seichi Ikemoto, and Andre Galvao vs. John Alessio. A non-tournament bout featuring Jeff Monson and Sergey Kharitonov was also announced.
DREAm 8 airs on HDNet on April 10th at 10pm ET.
The event’s official lineup features:
Welterweight Grand Prix Opening Round
- Hayato “Mach” Sakurai vs. Shinya Aoki
- Yuya Shirai vs. Jason High
- Marius Zaromskis vs. Seichi Ikemoto
- John Alessio vs. Andre Galvao
Featherweight Grand Prix Opening Round
- Hideo Tokoro vs. Daiki Hata
Non-Grand Prix Bouts
- Katsuyori Shibata vs. Ikuhisa Minowa
- Dong Sik Yoon vs. Murilo “Ninja” Rua
- Andrews Nakahara vs. Shungo Oyama
- Sergei Kharitonov vs. Jeff Monson