DREAM: New Year! 2011! is official after all fighters on the 17-fight card made weight in Saitama, Japan earlier this week. HDNet will televise the entire card, live, beginning Saturday morning at 1 a.m. ET (Friday night for those late-night people).
In the main event Fedor Emelianenko will collide with Satoshi Ishii. Fedor hit the scales at just over 233 pounds, while Ishii, an Olympic medalist for Japan, came in at 214.
This will be the only time to see the complete card straight through, as HDNet will break it down into smaller television shows in the future. Several pro wrestling bouts are also slated for the event, including the likes of Josh Barnett and Tim Sylvia, but those fighters did not have to weigh in.
DREAM: NEW YEAR! 2011! CARD
265 lbs.: Fedor Emelianenko (233.2) vs. Satoshi Ishii (214.3)
155 lbs.: Shinya Aoki (154) vs. Satoru Kitaoka (154)
145 lbs.: Hiroyuki Takaya (143) vs. Takeshi Inoue (142.6)
170 lbs.: Hayato Sakurai (166.8) vs. Ryo Chonan (166.1)
155 lbs.: Tatsuya Kawajiri (143) vs. Kazuyuki Miyata (142.3)
115 lbs.: Megumi Fujii (114.4) vs. Karla Benitez (114.4)
DREAM Bantamweight Grand Prix:
135 lbs.: Bibiano Fernandes (134.2) vs. Rodolfo Marques (136.8)
135 lbs.: Masakazu Imanari (133.8) vs. Antonio Banuelos (134.2)
135 lbs.: Yusup Saadulaev (135.5) vs. Hideo Tokoro (134.2)**
Mixed Rules Bout:
155 lbs.: Yuichiro Nagashima (161) vs. Katsunori Kikuno (161)
140 lbs.: Yuta Kubo (140.4) vs. Nils Widlund (139.9)
140 lbs.: Masaaki Noiri (140.8) vs. Kengo Sonoda (139.7)