A packed card has helped DREAM land a nine-hour window to televise DREAM: New Year! 2011! live on HDNet beginning at 1 a.m. ET December 31. This will be the only time the event is shown in its entirety, as future broadcasts will be broken down into smaller shows.
The card will feature MMA, kickboxing and professional wrestling bouts, headlined by a fight between Fedor Emelianenko and Satoshi Ishii. A pair of DREAM championship matches are also scheduled, along with the likes of Josh Barnett, Kazushi Sakuraba and Ryo Chonan.
DREAM: Fight for Japan: Genkidesuka!! Oomisoka!! 2011! will take place from Saitama, Japan and the Saitama Super Arena. Below is the card as it stands right now, with plans for more matches to be added over the next few days.
DREAM: NEW YEAR! 2011 OFFICAL FIGHT CARD
*Fedor Emelianenko vs. Satoshi Ishii
*Ryo Chonan vs. Hayato “Mach” Sakurai
*Shinya Aoki (c) vs. Satoru Kitaoka (for lightweight title)
*Yuichiro Nagashima vs. Katsunori Kikuno (mixed-rules bout)
*Hiroyuki Takaya (c) vs. Takeshi “Lion” Inoue (for featherweight title)
*Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Kazuyuki Miyata
*Rodolfo Marques Diniz vs. Bibiano Fernandes (bantamweight grand-prix semifinal)
*Antonio Banuelos vs. Masakazu Imanari (bantamweight grand-prix semifinal)
*Hideo Tokoro vs. Yusup Saadulaev (bantamweight grand-prix reserve match)
*Karla Benitez vs. Megumi Fujii
*Kazuyuki Fujita vs. Peter Aerts (pro-wrestling match)
*Atsushi Sawada and Shinichi Suzukawa vs. Kazushi Sakuraba and Katsuyori Shibata (pro-wrestling match)
*Josh Barnett vs. Hideki Suzuki (pro-wrestling match)
*Yuta Kubo vs. Nils Widlund (kickboxing match)
*Masaaki Noiri vs. Kengo Sonoda (kickboxing match)