Hunt vs. Overeem Added To DREAM 5

Alistair Overeem

It has been reported by Ariel Shnerer of The Fight Network and confirmed by MMA fighter Alistair Overeem that Overeem will be the opponent of Mark Hunt at DREAM 5, which is set to take place Monday at Osaka Castle Hall in Osaka, Japan; Overeem’s last win at a DREAM event was a victory over Tae Hyun Lee at DREAM 4 in June.  The former PRIDE fighter is looking to extend his winning streak to 3.  Hunt, on the other hand, holds wins over Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic and Wanderlei Silva; however, he is on a two-fight losing streak – both losses against Fedor Emelianenko and Josh Barnett.  Below is the final card for DREAM 5:

Lightweight Grand Prix Finals (16-man tournament)

  • Shinya Aoki vs. Caol Uno
  • Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Eddie Alvarez 

Lightweight Grand Prix Reserve Bout

  • Joachim Hansen vs. Kultar Gill

Non-Tournament Bouts

  • Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Katsuyori Shibata
  • Motoki Miyazawa vs. Kuniyoshi Hironaka
  • Hideo Tokoro vs. Takeshi Yamazaki
  • Mark Hunt vs. Alistair Overeem


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