DREAM 6: Mirko Cro Cop vs. Alistar Overeem

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Updated: September 4, 2008
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With DREAM’s ratings less then stellar, the Japanese promotion looks to add some serious star power in its Sept. 23 middleweight grand prix finals show from the Saitama Super Arena.

DREAM announced, Mirko Cro Cop will take on Alistar Overeem in the main event superfight. Also announced, PRIDE veteran Sergei Kharitonov will take on K-1’s Siala “Mighty Mo” Siligia as the co-superfight.

The DREAM Middleweight Grand Prix Finals:

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Zelg Galesic
Melvin Manhoef vs. Gegard Mousasi

Grand Prix Reserve Bout:

Dong Sik Yoon vs. Andrews Nakahara

9 Comments

  1. tom

    September 4, 2008 at 3:09 am

    cro co gets the knock out

  2. roy

    September 4, 2008 at 4:21 am

    i hope so, alister is a tough fight tough.

  3. TIM

    September 4, 2008 at 5:28 am

    Never seen Alister….so i dont know much seen Cro Man and he is deadly and seems to be getting back to his old self again.

  4. roy

    September 4, 2008 at 5:36 am

    go check him out tim, he got deadly stand up and can submit people, i would take him over lesner:)

  5. Ryan S

    September 4, 2008 at 10:42 am

    I would take me over Lesnar! lol. No, I was starting to think Cro Cop was going downhill because he hasn't looked too good in his last couple fights, but I still like him. Who has he fought recently?

  6. Businessman

    September 4, 2008 at 12:16 pm

    I don't think he has fought anyone since he he lost his match to Kongo. He looked terrible in all of his matches in the UFC. I agree though, I like him and hope he pulls out of it. He has the potential to be an instant highlight everytime. This is going to be a good match because Alister is as good as roy states.

  7. Luke

    September 4, 2008 at 10:42 pm

    He fought Mizuno in DREAM a few months back, got the TKO in about 1 minute that was the last fight Cro Cop had. Overeem is a tough guy he has brilliant muay thai and a deadly guillotine choke, he caused Chuck Liddell a few problems early in the fight back in 2003 in PRIDE until Chuck hit him with a vicious overhand and sent him reeling.

    This should be a good fight im quite looking forward to it.

  8. Andre

    September 5, 2008 at 7:36 am

    this fight is one of the best in the card , i have to say that Alister has improved alot on his ground game, in his last fight in dream 5 he submitted none other than Mark Hunt who is a tought fighter to take down, this fight with crocop will be interesting , on another note Ive heard that Dream's tv ratings are not doing so well and that there really working hard to put on a good show .Hope they do well in this one. Dream has one of the best Light weight Divisions in MMa.

  9. roy

    September 5, 2008 at 8:15 am

    every dream card has been top notch and they put on a great show i hope they stick around, they are the best org besides the ufc and the first shows have compared with any ufc shows.

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