Dream 15

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Dream 15
A poster or logo for Dream 15.
Promotion Dream
Date July 10, 2010
Venue Saitama Super Arena
City Saitama, Japan
Attendance 13,028
Event chronology
Dream 14 Dream 15 Dream 16

Dream 15 was a mixed martial arts event held by Fighting and Entertainment Group's mixed martial arts promotion Dream. The event took place on July 10, 2010 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.[1] The event aired live in North America on HDNet.


A Light Heavyweight Grand Prix was originally expected to start at Dream 14, with an eight man tournament. However, Dream 15 hosted the opening round of the Grand Prix, with only a four man tournament.[2]

Alistair Overeem was briefly rumoured to be fighting Ricco Rodriguez, but the fight was called off.[3]


Nakamura defeated Amoussou via unanimous decision at 5:00 of round 2
Ishida defeated Hata via unanimous decision at 5:00 of round 2.
Omigawa defeated Jong via submission (guillotine choke) at 8:45 of round 1.
Mizuno defeated Manhoef via submission (kimura) at 7:23 of round 1.
Mousasi defeated O'Brien via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:31 of round 1.
Cavalcante defeated Kikuno via split decision at 5:00 of round 2
Aoki defeated Kawajiri via submission (ankle lock) at 1:53 of round 1.

2010 Light Heavyweight Grand Prix Bracket[edit]

Semi-finals Final
 Netherlands Melvin Manhoef 1  
 Japan Tatsuya Mizuno SUB  
     Japan Tatsuya Mizuno
   Armenia Gegard Mousasi
 Armenia Gegard Mousasi SUB
 United States Jake O'Brien 1  


After Jake O'Brien failed to make weight, his Light Heavyweight Grand Prix Opening Round bout against Gegard Mousasi was made into a 212-lbs catchweight bout. O'Brien started with a yellow card, a point deduction and a 10% purse deduction.


  1. ^ "DREAM.15". dreamofficial.com. 2010-05-20. 
  2. ^ "DREAM 205-pound tourney rescheduled for DREAM.15 in July". mmajunkie.com. 2010-05-20. 
  3. ^ "Trainer: Overeem out of DREAM.15 fight with Rodriguez, DREAM future uncertain". mmajunkie.com. 2010-06-30.