DREAM First Round Match Up's For Featherweight Grand Prix

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FEG has announced the opening round match up's for DREAM's Featherweight Grand Prix that is set to take place over two events with seven bouts on the March 8th at DREAM 7 and the last bout on April 5th at DREAM 8.

The cards will air live on HDNet and take place from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama Japan.

It should also be noted that the GP will be contested at weight of 139lbs which is considerably lower than the North American featherweight class of 145lbs.

The line up for the opening round of the tournament is as follows:

Masakazu Imanari (15-6-1) vs. Atsushi Yamamoto (12-5-1)
Hiroyuki Takaya (9-6-1) vs. Jong Won Kim (0-0)
Yoshiro Maeda (23-6-2) vs. Micah Miller (10-2)
Chase Beebe (11-3) vs. Joe Warren (0-0)
Bibiano Fernandes (3-2) vs. Takafumi Otsuka (8-3-1)
Abel Cullum (13-2) vs. Akiyo Nishiura (9-3-1)

DREAM 8:

Daika Hata (9-5-3) vs. Hideo Tokoro (21-15-1)

Expect additional fights to be added to the card over the coming weeks

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