MMA Ratings Podcast

December 31, 2008

Dynamite!! 2008

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Fighting and Entertainment Group's Dynamite!! 2008 was held on New Year's Eve, Wednesday December 31, 2008 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

It featured kickboxing and mixed martial arts as it combines bouts from FEG's K-1 World Grand Prix, K-1 World Max, K-1 Koshien and DREAM brands.

Joachim Hansen was schedules to fight Gesias Calvancante, but the bout was canceled the day of the event due to Hansen not passing pre-fight medicals.

In Japan, parts of the event was shown live on TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting Station) in a four an hour timeslot and the full event on a delayed pay-per-view. For international viewers, eventmagic.tv was scheduled to stream a full length broadcast, but was eventually unable to do so.

Post K-1 Dynamite Notes - The Revolution Has Begun
Play-by-Play

MatchWinnerLoserMethodRoundTime
1Ikuhisa MinowaErrol ZimmermanSubmission (Toe Hold)11:01
5Daisuke NakamuraHideo TokoroSubmission (Armbar)12:23
6Andy OlogunYukio SakaguchiKO (Punches)13:52
8Bob SappAkihito TanakaTKO (Punches)15:22
9Semmy SchiltSiala SiligaSubmission (Triangle Choke)15:31
10Hayato SakuraiKatsuyori ShibataTKO (Punches)17:01
14Mirko FilipovicHong Man ChoiTKO (Low Kick)16:32
15Melvin ManhoefMark HuntKO (Punches)10:18
16Shinya AokiEddie AlvarezSubmission (Heel Hook)11:32
17Kiyoshi TamuraKazushi SakurabaDecision (Unanimous)25:00

1 comment:

  1. Going into this card I thought it a shame that Tatsuya Kawajiri, Alistair Overeem and Gegard Mousasi were fighting in K-1 rules matches and would probably get beat by more experienced K-1 competition. But not only did all three win the upsets, but they were the best fights of the night. The only shame is that the wins don't go on their MMA records.

    The rest of the card was somewhat lackluster.

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