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6/2/11 9:03 PM - This Past Weekend: Dream – Fight for Japan

Dream – Fight for Japan
May 29, 2011
Saitama Super Arena,
Saitama, Japan

Bantamweight (135 lbs)

Masakazu Imanari (23 – 8 – 2) defeated Kenji Osawa (17 – 10 – 2) by submission due to an achilles lock at 0:58 of round 2.  Imanari, who is on a 2 fight win streak (7-1 in his last 8), moves 10 spots up the ranks from [#15] to [#5].  Osawa, who is 4-2 in his last 6, jumps 13 spots up the ranks from [#38] to [#25].

Bantamweight (135 lbs)

Hideo Tokoro (29 – 23 – 1) defeated Atsushi Yamamoto (15 – 7 – 2) by split decision. Tokoro, who is on a 3 fight win streak, moves from [#55FW] into the bantamweight “Top 150″ at [#7].  Yamamoto, who was on a 3 fight win streak prior to this loss (and had not fought in 1 1/2 years prior to this night), enters the bantamweight “Top 150″ at [#15].

Lightweight (155 lbs)

Shinya Aoki (28 – 5 – 0) defeated Rich Clementi (40 – 20 – 1) by submission due to face lock at 2:17 of round 2. Aoki, who is on a 5 fight win streak (4 by submission), holds his ranking at [#4].  Clementi, who is on a 2 fight losing streak (1-3 in his last 4), drops 1 spot from [#196] to [#197].

Lightweight (155 lbs)

Katsunori Kikuno (15 – 3 – 2) defeated Daisuke Nakamura (23 – 13 – 0) by unanimous decision. Kikuno, who has won back to back decisions (3-1 in his last 4), moves 6 spots up the ranks from [#29] to [#23].  Nakamura, who was on a 3 fight winning streak prior to this loss, drops 16 spots from [#87] to [#103].

Featheweight (145 lbs)

Caol Uno (26 – 14 – 5) defeated Akiyo Nishiura (11 – 7 – 1) by unanimous decision.  Uno, who was 0-4-1 in his last 5 prior to this bout, moves 7 spots up the ranks from [#23] to [#16].  Nishiura, who has lost 2 in a row (1-3 in his last 4), drops 8 spots from [#27] to [#35].

Featheweight (145 lbs)

Takeshi Inoue (20 – 5 – 0) defeated Koichiro Matsumoto (12 – 3 – 0) by TKO via punches at 6:51 of round 1.  Inoue, who is on a 2 fight win streak (preceded by back to back losses), moves 8 spots up the ranks from [#21] to [#13].  Matsumoto, who was on a 5 fight win streak prior to this loss (11-1 in his last 12), drops 9 spots from [#19] to [#28].

Featheweight (145 lbs)

Joachim Hansen (22 – 10 – 1) defeated Mitsuhiro Ishida (20 – 7 – 1) by split decision.  Hansen, who is on a 3 fight win streak (preceded by 3 losses), moves 2 spots up the ranks from [#9] to [#7].  Matsumoto, who is 3-2 in his last 5, drops 2 spots from [#16] to [#18].

Bantamweight (135 lbs)

Kenji Osawa (17 – 9 – 2) defeated Takafumi Otsuka (11 – 8 – 1) by split decision. Osawa, who was on a 2 fight win streak at this point in the night (later lost to [#5] Masakazu Imanari), jumps 13 spots up from [#38] to [#25].  Otsuka, who is 1-4 in his last 5 fights, drops 15 spots from [#11] to [#26].

Bantamweight (135 lbs)

Masakazu Imanari (22 – 8 – 2) defeated Keisuke Fujiwara (11 – 3 – 4) by unanimous decision.  Imanari, who was 6-1 in his last 7 at this point in the night, moves 10 spots up the ranks from [#15] to [#5].  Fujiwara, who is 4-0-1 in his last 5, drops 15 spots from [#34] to [#49].

Bantamweight (135 lbs)

Hideo Tokoro (28 – 23 – 1) defeated Yoshiro Maeda (28 – 10 – 2) by TKO via corner stoppage 0:43 of round 2.  Tokoro, who was on a 2 fight win streak at this point in the night, moves from [#55FW] into the bantamweight “Top 150″ at [#7].  Maeda, who is 3-2 in his last 5, moves from [#17FW] into the bantamweight “Top 150″ at [#16].

Bantamweight (135 lbs)

Atsushi Yamamoto (15 – 6 – 2) defeated Yusaku Nakamura (3 – 1 – 0) by TKO due to punches at 8:43 of round 1.  Yamamoto, who was on a 3 fight win streak at this point in the night (and had not fought in 1 1/2 years), enters the bantamweight “Top 150″ at [#15]. Nakamura, who was on a 3 fight win streak prior to the loss, drops 21 spots from [#39] to [#60].