Dream 16

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Dream.16)
Jump to: navigation, search
Dream 16
A poster or logo for Dream 16.
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]


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.


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  


See also[edit]