Dream 16

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Dream 16
DreamPoster16.jpg
A poster or logo for Dream 16.
Information
Promotion Dream
Date September 25, 2010
Venue Nippon Gaishi Hall
City Nagoya, Japan
Attendance 9,304
Event chronology
Dream 15 Dream 16 Fight For Japan: Genki Desu Ka Omisoka 2011

Dream 16 was a mixed martial arts event held by Fighting and Entertainment Group's mixed martial arts promotion Dream. The event took place on September 25, 2010 in Nagoya, Japan.[1] The event aired live in North America on HDNet.[2]

Background[edit]

This event served as the final for Dream's Light Heavyweight Grand Prix and crowned the first Dream Light Heavyweight Champion.[3] Gegard Mousasi and Tatsuya Mizuno who won their opening round bouts at Dream 15 fought for the title.

A previously announced featherweight bout with Joe Warren fighting Michihiro Omigawa has been scrapped from this card.[4]

Ikuhisa Minowa was previously reported to be fighting James Thompson, but instead fought Judo Olympic Gold Medalist Satoshi Ishii.[5] Thompson's last minute opponent ending up being Deep Megaton Champion Yusuke Kawaguchi.

Results[edit]

Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Light Heavyweight Gegard Mousasi def Tatsuya Mizuno submission (rear naked choke) 1 6:10 [a]
Middleweight Jason Miller def Kazushi Sakuraba submission (arm-triangle choke) 1 2:09
Lightweight Shinya Aoki def Marcus Aurélio unanimous decision 2 5:00
Openweight Satoshi Ishii def Ikuhisa Minowa unanimous decision 2 5:00
Featherweight Hiroyuki Takaya def Chase Beebe KO 1 1:45
Featherweight Michihiro Omigawa def Cole Escovedo submission (straight armbar) 1 2:30
Featherweight Joachim Hansen def Hideo Tokoro submission (triangle choke) 1 2:48
Featherweight Kazuyuki Miyata def Takeshi Inoue unanimous decision 2 5:00
Featherweight Mitsuhiro Ishida def Akiyo Nishiura split decision 2 5:00
Heavyweight Yusuke Kawaguchi def James Thompson split decision 2 5:00


2010 Light Heavyweight Grand Prix Bracket[edit]

Semi-finals Final
  Gegard Mousasi SUB  
  Jake O'Brien 1  
 
      Gegard Mousasi SUB
    Tatsuya Mizuno 1
  Melvin Manhoef 1
  Tatsuya Mizuno SUB  

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