DREAM 18: Tatsuya Kawajiri Outscores Michihiro Omigawa, Shinya Aoki Takes Out Antonio McKee, Melvin Manhoef KO’s Denis Kang
By FCF Staff
There was another DREAM New Year’s Eve card today in Tokyo, Japan, thanks to the backing of Glory Sports International, which featured several well established fighters and UFC vets. Japanese stars Tatsuya Kawajiri, Shinya Aoki and Hayato Sakurai all emerged victorious, as did DREAM bantamweight champ Bibiano Fernandes and feared striker Melvin Manhoef.
Here are the results from the DREAM portion of the card, which will also feature GLORY’s Grand Slam kickboxing tourney.
Tatsuya Kawajiri def. Michihiro Omigawa by Decision (Unanimous)
Georgi Karakhanyan def. Hiroyuki Takaya by Decision (Split)
Shinya Aoki def. Antonio McKee by Submission (Punch), R2 0:24
Bibiano Fernandes def. Yoshiro Maeda by Technical Submission (Triangle Choke), R1 1:46
Melvin Manhoef def. Denis Kang by KO (Knee to the Body), R1 0:50
Hayato Sakurai def. Phil Baroni by Decision (Unanimous)
Marloes Coenen def. Fiona Muxlow by Submission (Armbar), R1 3:29
Will Brooks def. Satoru Kitaoka by TKO (Punches), R2 3:46