According to officials with the DREAM Japanese-based promotion, former Sengoku Raiden Championship lightweight Eiji Mitsuoka has signed with DREAM and will debut with the promotion next month. He'll reportedly face Brazilian Bruno Carvalho. Both Mitsuoka and Carvalho will be making their DREAM debuts.
Mitsuoka enters this bout have most recently defeated Jung Gyeong Lee at DEEP 53 in April. Carvalho will be making his DREAM debut having most recently defeated Claudio Chatuba by TKO (strikes) in the first round at Watch Out Combat Show 12 in May.
The DREAM Fight For Japan: 2011 Bantamweight Japan Tournament Final card is as follows:
Gegard Mousasi vs. Hiroshi Izumi (for the DREAM Light Heavyweight title)
Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Kazuyuki Miyata (for the DREAM Featherweight title)
Masakazu Imanari vs. Hideo Tokoro (as part of the Bantamweight Japan Tourney Final)
Keisuke Fujiwara vs. Kenji Osawa (third place consolation fight for Bantamweight Japan Tourney Final)
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Willamy Freire
Todd Duffee vs. Nick Gaston