Nick Diaz to Face Hayato “Mach” Sakurai for DREAM Belt

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Following his dominating performance over the former welterweight King of Pancrase Katsuya Inoue, Nick Diaz will take on Hayato “Mach” Sakurai (30-7-2) for the DREAM welterweight belt at on July 21 at DREAM 5 in Osaka, Japan.

Legendary Japanese Mixed Martial Artist and former pro wrestler, Sakurai has defeated the likes of Mac Danzig, Jens Pulver, Frank Trigg, AokiShinya Aoki, Joachim Hansen and Caol Uno. Sakurai latest win came at DREAM 1 as he defeated Hidetaka Monma by TKO (Strikes) in the first round.

The winner of the fight will take home the first ever DREAM welterweight belt.