Jason "Mayhem" Miller made quick work of Kazushi "Gracie Hunter" Sakuraba at DREAM 16.
During pre-fight interviews Miller stated, "I want to show everyone that I am stronger. I hope to be the first man to submit Sakuraba here in DREAM."
Sakuraba answered Mayhem with, "I have tapped out lots of times during training. It's just that nobody has submitted me in a fight. There are lots of fighters who have the ability to submit me. I always try to be one step ahead of my opponent though so I'm not concerned about his comment."
Perhaps Sakuraba should have shown some concern, as he was tapped out just 2:09 into the first round of their fight.
With the victory Miller's MMA record stands at 24-7 with a DREAM record of 2-1. Sakuraba falls to 26-14-1 in his MMA career and 3-3 while fighting for DREAM.
Yusuke Kawaguchi defeated James Thompson after 2R by a 2-1 judges’ decision.
Mitsuhiro Ishida defeated Akiyo “Wicky” Nishiura after 2R by a 2-1 judges’ decision.
Kazuyuki Miyata defeated Lion Takeshi after 2R by a 3-0 judges’ decision.
Joachim Hansen defeated Hideo Tokoro in R1 in 2′48 with a triangle choke.
Michihiro Omigawa defeated Cole Escovedo in R1 in 2′30 with an arm bar.
Hiroyuki Takaya defeated Chase Beebe in R1 in 1′45 by KO.
Satoshi Ishii defeated Minowaman after 2R by a 3-0 judges’ decision.
Shinya Aoki defeated Marcus Aurelio after 2R by a 3-0 judges’ decision.
Jason “Mayhem” Miller defeated Kazushi Sakuraba in R1 in 2′09 with a side choke.
Gegard Mousasi defeated Tatsuya Mizuno in R1 in 6′10 with a choke sleeper hold.
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