Dream 17

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Dream 17
A poster or logo for Dream 17.
Promotion Dream
Date September 24, 2011
Venue Saitama Super Arena
City Japan Saitama, Japan
Attendance 13,200
Event chronology
Dream: Japan GP Final Dream 17 Dream 18

Dream 17 was a mixed martial arts event held by Fighting and Entertainment Group's mixed martial arts promotion Dream. The event took place on September 24, 2011 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.[1]


Contrary to previous events, Dream used the card to launch a new rule change: the use of three, five-minute rounds.[2]

This event featured the opening round in Dream's World Bantamweight Grand Prix.[3]


Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Open-weight Ikuhisa Minowa def Baru Harn submission (scarf hold arm-lock and neck crank) 1 4:39
Bantamweight Tournament Quarterfinal Rodolfo Marques def Yusup Saadulaev unanimous decision 3 5:00
Bantamweight Tournament Quarterfinal Masakazu Imanari def Abel Cullum submission (armbar) 3 0:46
Bantamweight Tournament Quarterfinal Bibiano Fernandes def Takafumi Otsuka technical submission (rear naked choke) 1 0:41
Bantamweight Tournament Quarterfinal Antonio Banuelos def Hideo Tokoro split decision 3 5:00
Middleweight Gerald Harris def Kazuhiro Nakamura split decision 3 5:00
Lightweight Satoru Kitaoka def Willamy Freire split decision 3 5:00
Welterweight Yan Cabral def Kazushi Sakuraba submission (arm triangle choke) 2 2:42
Featherweight Takeshi Inoue def Caol Uno KO (head kick) 1 4:17
Featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri def Joachim Hansen submission (arm triangle choke) 3 2:30
Lightweight Shinya Aoki def Rob McCullough submission (neck crank) 1 4:57

World Bantamweight Grand Prix 2011 Bracket[edit]

(DREAM 17)
(Fight For Japan: Genki Desu Ka Omisoka 2011)
(Fight For Japan: Genki Desu Ka Omisoka 2011)
 Japan Masakazu Imanari  W
 United States Abel Cullum  SUB  
 Japan Hideo Tokoro  DEC
 United States Antonio Banuelos  W  
 Brazil Bibiano Fernandes  W
 Japan Takafumi Otsuka  SUB  
 Russia Yusup Saadulaev  DEC
 Brazil Rodolfo Marques  W  


  1. ^ "DREAM.17". DREAMOfficial.com. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 
  2. ^ "DREAM.17 official for September; organization to use three five-minute rounds". MMAJunkie.com. 2011-07-27. 
  3. ^ "Nova Uniao Bantamweight Marques to Join Dream Grand Prix". Sherdog.com. 2011-07-27.