Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Nick Diaz Vs. Hayato Sakurai Booked For DREAM 15

Nick Diaz will be back in action at DREAM 15 on May 30th from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. He will face Hayato Sakurai in welterweight action (170lbs.).

Graciefighter.com announced the bout earlier today.

This is a fight that was expected to happen previously but the fight was called off when Diaz wasn't paid for a prior appearance in DREAM. The about will not be for the Strikeforce Welterweight Title, even though both companies have a working partnership.

The report also states that DREAM had at first wanted to have a rematch between Marius Zaromskis and Diaz for the DREAM title but ultimately decided to go with Sakurai for the Japanese fans.

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