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DREAM.4 Middle Weight Grandprix 2008 2nd Round was a mixed martial arts event held by FEG's mixed martial arts promotion DREAM. The event took place on June 15, 2008 at Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan, featuring the second round of the promotion's Middleweight tournament, with winners advancing to the Dream 6: Middleweight Grand Prix 2008 Final Round at the Saitama Super Arena on September 23, 2008.[1]

DREAM.4: Middle Weight Grandprix 2008 2nd Round
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The poster for DREAM.4: Middle Weight Grandprix 2008 2nd Round.
DateJune 15, 2008
VenueYokohama Arena
CityJapan Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Event chronology
DREAM.3: Light Weight Grandprix 2008 2nd Round DREAM.4: Middle Weight Grandprix 2008 2nd Round DREAM.5: Light Weight Grandprix 2008 Final Round

During the evening's intermission, a draw was held in the ring to determine the matchups for the July 21, 2008 Dream Lightweight GP Final in Osaka. The random selection set Eddie Alvarez against Tatsuya Kawajiri in the first semifinal; and Shinya Aoki against Caol Uno in the second.[1]

The DREAM.4 attracted a crowd of 14,037 to the Yokohama Arena and was broadcast live in Japan on SkyPerfect TV Pay-Per-View, and in the United States on HDNet Fights.


Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight Hideo Tokoro def. Darren Uyenoyama Decision (unanimous) 2 5:00
Heavyweight Ralek Gracie def. Alavutdin Gadjiev Submission (armbar) 1 3:02
Heavyweight Alistair Overeem def. Tae Hyun Lee KO (punches) 1 0:36
Middleweight Grand Prix 2008 2nd Round
Middleweight Melvin Manhoef def. Kazushi Sakuraba TKO (punches) 1 1:30
Middleweight Ronaldo Souza def. Jason Miller Decision (unanimous) 2 5:00
Middleweight Zelg Galesic def. Taiei Kin TKO (elbow injury) 1 1:05
Middleweight Gegard Mousasi def. Dong Sik Yoon Decision (unanimous) 2 5:00
Light Weight Grand Prix 2008 2nd Round
Lightweight Shinya Aoki def. Katsuhiko Nagata Submission (gogoplata) 1 5:12

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  1. ^ a b DiPietro, Monty. "Manhoef KO's Sakuraba at Dream 4 Middleweight GP". K-1 Grand Prix Website. Archived from the original on August 15, 2007. Retrieved June 16, 2008.