One of the major storylines, at least in the eyes of American fans, stemming from Japan's New Year's Eve extravaganza was the surprisingly dominant performance by lightweight kingpin Tatsuya Kawajiri during FEG's K-1 Dynamite!! 2010 card.
Strikeforce followed Josh Thomson during Fight Night at Dynamite!! 2010 at the Saitama Super Arena. Thomson’s hard-fought bout with Tatsuya Kawajiri ended with the "Punk" losing by unanimous decision. The events before and after the fight are documented in this video.
In what turned out to be a surprisingly one-sided affair, Japanese lightweight kingpin Tatsuya Kawajiri dominated Josh Thomson over the course of three rounds with impressive wrestling ability and smothering control on the ground.
BloodyElbow.com's Leland Roling breaks down FEG's K-1 Dynamite!! 2010 event card, featuring a bevy of year-end super fights which includes Alistair Overeem, Shinya Aoki, Tatsuya Kawajiri, Josh Thomson, Hayato Sakurai, and many more.