The Official DREAM website has released the lineup for the first round of the middleweight grade prix at DREAM 2. Among the middleweights announced, is the surprise rematch of lightweights Gesias “JZ” Calvancante and Shinya Aoki. JZ and Aoki fought at DREAM 1, which ended in a No Contest after JZ illegally elbowed Aoki on the upper back/sholder blade.
DREAM 2 takes place on April 29 just two weeks before the winner would have to fight Katsuhiko Nagata in the second round of the lightweight grand prix on May 11.
Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Andrews Nakahara
Kiyoshi Tamura vs. Masakatsu Funaki
Denis Kang vs. Gegard Mousasi
Gesias “JZ” Calvancante vs. Shinya Aoki
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Luis Buscape
Joachim Hansen vs. Eddie Alvarez
Mitsuhiro Ishida vs. Caol Uno
Katsuhiko Nagata vs. Winner of Aoki/Calvancante