|DREAM.4: Middle Weight Grandprix 2008 2nd Round|
A poster or logo for DREAM.4: Middle Weight Grandprix 2008 2nd Round.
|Date||June 15, 2008|
|City||Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan|
DREAM.4 Middle Weight Grandprix 2008 2nd Round was a mixed martial arts event held by FEG's mixed martial arts promotion DREAM. The event took place on June 15, 2008 at Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan, featuring the second round of the promotion's Middleweight tournament, with winners advancing to the Dream 6: Middleweight Grand Prix 2008 Final Round at the Saitama Super Arena on September 23, 2008.
During the evening's intermission, a draw was held in the ring to determine the matchups for the July 21, 2008 Dream Lightweight GP Final in Osaka. The random selection set Eddie Alvarez against Tatsuya Kawajiri in the first semifinal; and Shinya Aoki against Caol Uno in the second.
|Featherweight||Hideo Tokoro||def.||Darren Uyenoyama||Decision (unanimous)||2||5:00|
|Heavyweight||Ralek Gracie||def.||Alavutdin Gadjiev||Submission (armbar)||1||3:02|
|Heavyweight||Alistair Overeem||def.||Tae Hyun Lee||KO (punches)||1||0:36|
|Middleweight Grand Prix 2008 2nd Round|
|Middleweight||Melvin Manhoef||def.||Kazushi Sakuraba||TKO (punches)||1||1:30|
|Middleweight||Ronaldo Souza||def.||Jason Miller||Decision (unanimous)||2||5:00|
|Middleweight||Zelg Galesic||def.||Taiei Kin||TKO (elbow injury)||1||1:05|
|Middleweight||Gegard Mousasi||def.||Dong Sik Yoon||Decision (unanimous)||2||5:00|
|Light Weight Grand Prix 2008 2nd Round|
|Lightweight||Shinya Aoki||def.||Katsuhiko Nagata||Submission (gogoplata)||1||5:12|
- Melvin Manhoef replaced Kiyoshi Tamura due to injuries Tamura incurred in his 1st round match. Manhoef had won a reserve bout against Dae Won Kim at Dream 3 to earn his spot in the 2nd round.
- Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipović was originally scheduled to compete against Ralek Gracie in a grappling match, but had to pull out due to injury.
- DiPietro, Monty. "Manhoef KO's Sakuraba at Dream 4 Middleweight GP". K-1 Grand Prix Website. Archived from the original on August 15, 2007. Retrieved June 16, 2008.