Dream Stage Entertainment has announced two more fights slated to take place at PRIDE’s upcoming show ‘The Real Deal’. UFC veteran Robbie Lawler will be making his PRIDE debut against Joey “Dreamsmasher” Villasenor. Also on the card will be UFC veteran Marvin Eastman against Kazuhiro Nakamura.
As of late Robbie Lawler has been spending his time in Hawaii with Icon Sport. He just recently lost his middleweight title to Jason “Mayhem” Miller after going 2-0 in Icon Sport. Joey Villasenor made his PRIDE debut earlier this year at Bushido 11. He went up against Ryo Chonan and lost a controversial spilt decision. He has fought once then earning a TKO victory over John Cronk.
Marvin Eastman is coming off of a draw against Jorge Oliviera at WFA: King of the Streets. Eastman was scheduled to face Vernon “Tiger” White September 29th but he was forced to withdraw due to a hand injury. Eastman’s opponent, Kazuhiro Nakamura is a veteran of PRIDE and he has fought some top notch competition. Nakamura is 10-5 in PRIDE and he holds victories over the likes of Igor Vovchanchyn, Yuki Kondo, Murilo Bustamante, among others.