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DREAM.3: Light Weight Grandprix 2008 2nd Round
Dream3 light weight martial arts 2008 poster.jpg
The poster for DREAM.3: Light Weight Grandprix 2008 2nd Round.
Promotion DREAM
Date May 11, 2008
Venue Saitama Super Arena
City Japan Saitama, Japan
Attendance 21,789
Event chronology
DREAM.2: Middle Weight Grandprix 2008 1st Round DREAM.3: Light Weight Grandprix 2008 2nd Round DREAM.4: Middle Weight Grandprix 2008 2nd Round

DREAM.3 Light Weight Grandprix 2008 2nd Round was a mixed martial arts event promoted by Fighting and Entertainment Group's mixed martial arts promotion DREAM. The event took place on Tuesday May 11, 2008 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan and hosted the second round of the promotion's 70 kilograms (154 lb) Lightweight tournament.[1]

The evening's main event featured Caol Uno and Mitsuhiro Ishida as well as the last fight of the first round of the Dream middleweight tournament, Katsuyori Shibata vs. Jason "Mayhem" Miller. The event was broadcast live in Japan on SkyPerfect Pay-Per-View, and live in the United States on HDNet Fights.

The Lightweight Champion was crowned at DREAM.5.


Lightweight Grand Prix 2nd Round
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Caol Uno def. Mitsuhiro Ishida Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 1:39
Lightweight Eddie Alvarez def. Joachim Hansen Decision (unanimous) 2 5:00
Lightweight Tatsuya Kawajiri def. Luiz Firmino Decision (unanimous) 2 5:00
Welterweight Championship eliminator
Welterweight Nick Diaz def. Katsuya Inoue TKO (corner stoppage) 1 6:45
Middleweight Grand Prix reserve bout
Middleweight Melvin Manhoef def. Dae Won Kim TKO (knees and punches) 1 4:08
Middleweight Grand Prix 1st Round
Middleweight Jason Miller def. Katsuyori Shibata TKO (punches) 1 6:57
Lightweight Daisuke Nakamura def. Jung Bu-kyung KO (punch) 2 1:05
Featherweight Takeshi Yamazaki def. Shoji Maruyama Decision (unanimous) 2 5:00

Entrance Music[edit]

Opening – Another Star / Stevie Wonder vs. Revolater / Dragon Ash
Caol Uno – Smells Like Teen Spirit / Fantastic Plastic Machine Remix
Mitsuhiro Ishida – Welcome to the Black Parade / My Chemical Romance
Joachim Hansen – Angel Of Death / Slayer
Eddie Alvarez – The Champ Is Here / Jadakiss (version is unclear)
Tatsuya Kawajiri – Water Pow / B-DASH
Luis Buscape – Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger / Daft Punk (remix)
Katsuya Inoue – Know your enemy / Rage Against The Machine
Nick Diaz – Root / Deftones
Nakamura Daisuke – Wonderfulguys
Jung Bukyung – Exodus / Maksim
Kim Dae Won – Better Than Yesterday / MC Sniper
Melvin Manhoef – The Battle Hans Zimmer Im A Boss / Young Jeezy Ft Rick Ross
Jason "Mayhem" Miller – Dance Monkey / Sage Francis
Katsuyori Shibata – Take Over / LOW-IQ-01
Yamazaki Takeshi – Ai no Tabi / Sleep Walker
Shoji – Guerilla Radio / Rage Against The Machine

See also[edit]



  1. ^ DiPietro, Monty. ""Alvarez, Uno and Kawajiri Win at Dream 3" ". K-1 Grand Prix Website. Archived from the original on August 15, 2007. Retrieved May 23, 2008.