Gegard Mousasi. Photo courtesy of DREAM.
All sixteen fighters scheduled to compete at DREAM's "Fight for Japan: Japan Grand Prix Final" event on Saturday successfully made weight yesterday afternoon.
Seasoned veteran Drew Fickett originally came in two pounds over the 154-lb limit for his fight against Tatsuya Kawajiri, but shed the extra weight and hit the required mark a couple of hours later.
The eight-fight card, which will not air live in North America, features a pair of title fights - DREAM light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi taking on Hiroshi Izumi and featherweight title holder Hiroyuki Takaya returning to face Kazuyuki Miyata - as well as the bantamweight grand prix finals featuring submission specialists Masakazu Imanari and Hideo Tokoro.
The official weigh-in results are as follows:
Hiroyuki Takaya (143.3 lbs) vs. Kazuyuki Miyata (143.4 lbs)
Masakazu Imanari (134.5 lbs) vs. Hideo Tokoro (134 lbs)
Gegard Mousasi (205 lbs) vs. Hiroshi Izumi (204.3 lbs)
Tatsuya Kawajiri (154.3 lbs) vs. Drew Fickett (154.3 lbs)
Trevor Prangley (205 lbs) vs. Tatsuya Mizuno (202.8 lbs)
Marius Zaromskis (174.2 lbs) vs. Eiji Ishikawa (173.5 lbs)
Keisuke Fujiwara (134.5 lbs) vs. Kenji Osawa (134 lbs)
Bruno Carvalho (154.3 lbs) vs. Eiji Mitsuoka (153.7 lbs)
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