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Dynamite!! 2009 was a mixed martial arts and kickboxing events promoted by Fighting and Entertainment Group, held in the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on December 31, 2009. The event included bouts that encompass the DREAM, Sengoku Raiden Championship, K-1, and K-1 World MAX banners. The event aired on HDNet in North America.[2]

Dynamite!! 2009
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The poster for Dynamite!! 2009.
Information
PromotionDREAM, K-1, Sengoku Raiden Championship
DateDecember 31st, 2009
VenueSaitama Super Arena
CityJapan Saitama, Japan
Attendance45,606[1]
Event chronology
Dynamite!! 2008 Dynamite!! 2009 Dynamite!! 2010

The event had the conclusion of the U18 K-1 KOSHIEN 62 kg Class Tournament. The Final Four, as decided from eight participants at K-1 World MAX 2009 World Championship Tournament Final in October, faced off in a one-night tournament to decide the K-1 KOSHIEN 2009 Champion.[3]

Also, the conclusion of the DREAM Super Hulk tournament was held, continuing from the previous round which took place at Dream 11.

BackgroundEdit

On November 25, 2009, a press conference was held to announce co-promotion between DREAM and Sengoku for Dynamite!! 2009.[4] Currently, there are plans for seven different "DREAM vs. Sengoku" fights on the card.[5] The planned bout between Hidehiko Yoshida and Satoshi Ishii was officially moved from Sengoku's New Year's Eve show to Dynamite!! 2009.[6] On December 22, 2009, it was announced that DREAM Lightweight champion Shinya Aoki would not be taking on fellow DREAM fighter Tatsuya Kawajiri in a challenge for the title belt, but instead would be fighting Lightweight Champion, Mizuto Hirota to fit the DREAM vs Sengoku card, but was not a unification bout.

Masato was originally intended to face Giorgio Petrosyan, the 2009 MAX Champion, but Petrosyan fractured a bone in his right hand during his semi-final bout versus Yuya Yamamoto.[7] The fight was billed as Masato's retirement fight.

Hideo Tokoro was scheduled to face Marlon Sandro, but Sandro pulled out on short notice due to an injury. Jong Man Kim filled in for Sandro against Tokoro.[8]

ResultsEdit

DREAM Super Hulk Grand Prix 2009 Final
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Super Heavyweight Ikuhisa Minowa def. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou KO (Punch) 3 3:29
Sengoku Raiden Championship Heavyweight bout
Heavyweight Hidehiko Yoshida def. Satoshi Ishii Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
DREAM Heavyweight bout
Heavyweight Gegard Mousasi def. Gary Goodridge TKO (Punches) 1 1:34 [a]
DREAM vs Sengoku Raiden Championship MMA bouts
Heavyweight Hiroshi Izumi def. Katsuyori Shibata Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Featherweight Michihiro Omigawa def. Hiroyuki Takaya TKO (Punches) 1 2:54
Welterweight Akihiro Gono def. Hayato Sakurai Submission (Armbar) 2 3:56
Middleweight Melvin Manhoef def. Kazuo Misaki TKO (Punches) 1 1:49


Featherweight Hideo Tokoro def. Jong Man Kim Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Lightweight Tatsuya Kawajiri def. Kazunori Yokota Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Featherweight Masanori Kanehara def. Norifumi Yamamoto Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Heavyweight Alistair Overeem def. Kazuyuki Fujita KO (Knee) 1 1:15
Lightweight Shinya Aoki def. Mizuto Hirota Technical Submission (Hammerlock) 1 1:17 [b]
K-1 card
K-1 MAX Masato def. Andy Souwer unanimous decision 5 3:00
K-1 Heavyweight Ray Sefo def. Yosuke Nishijima unanimous decision (3-0) 3 3:00
K-1 KOSHIEN 62 kg Class Tournament Final
K-1 KOSHIEN 62 kg Masaaki Noiri def. Shota Shimada unanimous decision (3-0) 3 2:00
K-1 KOSHIEN 62 kg Class Tournament Semi-Finals
K-1 KOSHIEN 62 kg Shota Shimada def. Katsuki Ishida majority decision (2-0) 3 2:00
K-1 KOSHIEN 62 kg Masaaki Noiri def. Hiroya unanimous decision (3-0) 3 2:00
K-1 KOSHIEN 62 kg Class Tournament Reserve Fight
K-1 KOSHIEN 62 kg Tsukasa Fuji def. Tatuya Kusakabe majority decision (2-0) 3 2:00
  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Shinya Aoki submitted Mizuto Hirota using a hammerlock that broke Hirota's arm.[9]

Super Hulk Grand Prix 2009 BracketEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
  Ikuhisa MinowaSUB
 
 
 
  Bob Sapp
 
  Ikuhisa MinowaSUB
 
 
 
  Hong Man Choi
 
  José Canseco
 
 
 
  Hong Man ChoiSUB
 
  Ikuhisa MinowaTKO
 
 
 
  Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
 
  Jan Nortje
 
 
 
  Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou TKO
 
  Rameau Thierry SokoudjouTKO
 
 
 
  Bob Sapp*
 
  Mark Hunt
 
 
  Gegard Mousasi SUB
 
  • Note: Bob Sapp was brought back into the tournament replacing Gegard Mousasi due to injury.

K-1 KOSHIEN 62kg 2009 BracketEdit

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
  Katsuki IshidaDEC
 
 
 
  Tsukasa Fuji3–0
 
  Katsuki Ishida 3–0
 
 
 
  Shota Shimada DEC
 
  Hiroki Akimoto 3–0
 
 
 
  Shota ShimadaDEC
 
  Shota Shimada 3–0
 
 
 
  Masaaki Noiri DEC
 
  Masaaki NoiriDEC
 
 
 
  Keisuke Miyamoto3–0
 
  Masaaki NoiriDEC
 
 
 
  Hiroya3–0
 
  HiroyaDEC
 
 
  Ryuya Kusakabe3–0
 

DREAM vs. Sengoku resultsEdit

This event marked the first inter-promotional fights between Japanese MMA organizations DREAM and Sengoku Raiden Championship. Leading into the main event, each organization had won 4 respective bouts. Shinya Aoki's submission victory resulted in the tie-breaking win, giving DREAM the final winning result of 5 wins and 4 losses.

Contestants Results
Dream Sengoku
Shinya Aoki vs. Mizuto Hirota WIN LOSS
Alistair Overeem vs. Kazuyuki Fujita WIN LOSS
Norifumi Yamamoto vs. Masanori Kanehara LOSS WIN
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Kazunori Yokota WIN LOSS
Hideo Tokoro vs. Jong Man Kim WIN LOSS
Melvin Manhoef vs. Kazuo Misaki WIN LOSS
Hayato Sakurai vs. Akihiro Gono LOSS WIN
Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Michihiro Omigawa LOSS WIN
Katsuyori Shibata vs. Hiroshi Izumi LOSS WIN

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-01-03. Retrieved 2009-12-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-08-14. Retrieved 2009-08-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.dreamofficial.com/free/news/detail.php?id=1259141789
  5. ^ http://nightmareofbattle.wordpress.com/2009/11/25/dynamite-2009-press-conference-has-arrived-part-2/
  6. ^ http://mmajunkie.com/news/16988/dream-and-wvrsengoku-announce-joint-new-years-eve-event.mma
  7. ^ http://nightmareofbattle.wordpress.com/2009/11/02/krush-masatos-opponent-tba-within-this-week/
  8. ^ http://mmajunkie.com/news/17354/goodridge-vs-mousasi-official-kim-replaces-sandro-to-finalize-dynamite-2009.mma
  9. ^ "Shinya Aoki's Post-Fight Behavior After Breaking Hirota's Arm Crosses Line". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2009-12-31.