K-1 Japanese national tournament winner Yuta Kubo is slated to fight Swedish Sanshou specialist Nils Widlund, and 2011 Krush Supernova Tournament champion Masaaki Noiri will duel K-1 veteran Kengo Sonoda.
In addition, a pair of familiar names have joined the docket for pro wrestling bouts. Japanese Pride legend Kazushi Sakuraba pairs up with Katsuyori Shibata to take on Shinichi Suzukawa and Atsushi Sawada. Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix finalist Josh Barnett also makes his return to Japan to battle Hideki Suzuki.
"DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year! 2011" takes place on December 31st at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan and airs live on HDNet. The complete fight card for DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year! 2011 can be read in full below.
Dream World Bantamweight Grand Prix:
Tourney Reserve: Hideo Tokoro vs. Yusup Saadulaev
Semifinals: Masakazu Imanari vs. Antonio Banuelos
Semifinals: Bibiano Fernandes vs. Rodolfo Marques Diniz
Finals: Imanari/Banuelos winner vs. Fernandes/Diniz winner
Yuta Kubo vs. Nils Widlund
Masaaki Noiri vs. Kengo Sonoda
IGF Rules (Pro Wrestling):
Kazuyuki Fujita vs. Peter Aerts
Kazushi Sakuraba/Katsuyori Shibata vs. Shinichi Suzukawa/Atsushi Sawada
Josh Barnett vs. Hideki Suzuki