DREAM 5, the final round of the Light Weight Grand Prix starts around 2 am EST live in Osaka, Japan.
DREAM 5 RESULTS
- Daisuke Nakamura defeats Andy Ologun by Submission (Armbar) in R1.
- Joseph Benavidez defeats Junya Kudo by Submission (Guillotine Choke) in R1.
- Kuniyoshi Hironaka defeats Motoki Miyazawa by TKO (Cut) in R1.
- Hideo Tokoro defeats Takeshi Yamazaki by Unanimous Decision.
- Yoshihiro Akiyama defeats Katsuyori Shibata by Submission (Choke) in R1.
- Alistair Overeem defeats Mark Hunt by Submission (Keylock) in R1.
DREAM 5 LWGP SEMI-FINALS
- Shinya Aoki defeats Caol Uno by Unanimous Decision.
- Eddie Alvarez defeats Tatsuya Kawajiri by TKO (Punches) in R1.
- Joachim Hansen defeats Kultar Gill by Submission (Armbar) in R1. – Reserve Bout
DREAM 5 LWGP FINALS
After an impressive win for Eddie Alvarez in the semi-finals, DREAM officials announce that Joachim Hansen will replace Alvarez in the lightweight grand prix finals, due to a cut above Alvarez’s right eye. Big disappointment, as Aoki and Alvarez would have been a great conclusion to the DREAM lightweight grand prix.
Joachim Hansen will look to avenge a first round “gogoplata” submission loss to Aoki at PRIDE Shockwave 2006
- Shinya Aoki vs. Joachim Hansen
Result: Joachim Hansen defeats Shinya Aoki by TKO (Punches) in R1.