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Dream 6 Picks Up Cro Cop, Overeem, Kharitonov

(“We’ll see who is bag of douche.”)

Dream’s sixth event — which goes down September 23rd in Saitama, Japan — may just feature its most compelling card yet. The show’s centerpiece is the semi-finals/finals of the middleweight grand prix, where Melvin Manhoef, Gegard Mousasi, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, and Zelg Galesic will do battle to crown a single champion. A welterweight strap will also be on the line, decided by the long-awaited match between Nick Diaz and Hayato “Mach” Sakurai. And now it looks like two big-name heavyweight bouts will be part of the action as well.

Over the weekend, PRIDE vet and reigning Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem revealed that he would be facing Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic at Dream 6. Overeem and Cro Cop have been getting their trash-talk on lately — who isn’t these days? — with the Demolition Man calling Filipovic a “douche-bag” who ducked him in favor of fighting cans. Cro Cop hasn’t fought since March, when he earned his first post-UFC victory with a 56-second TKO rout of Japanese can Tatsuya Mizuno. Since then, Overeem has competed and won twice, scoring a quick knockout of Tae Hyun Lee at Dream 4 in June, and an almost-as-quick submission of Mark Hunt at Dream 5 in July.

This month’s Dream card will also feature the return of Russian PRIDE standout Sergei Kharitonov, who hasn’t fought since his TKO victory over Alistair Overeem at a K-1 HERO’s event last September. Kharitonov will be facing Siala-Mou “Mighty Mo” Siligia, the Samoan-American K-1 mainstay who defeated Justice Smith last month at the K-1 World GP 2008 in Hawaii. Mo is just 3-0 as a mixed martial artist, and hasn’t done the MMA thing since last June, when he beat down Ruben Villareal at K-1 Dynamite!! USA.

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cro- September 23, 2008 at 10:43 pm
@ UFC FAN, you dont know shit!!
angry nerd- September 22, 2008 at 10:02 am
@UFC fan
easy to talk shit like this, i'd like to see u SURVIVE 2 minutes with him.
MMA Wannabe- September 2, 2008 at 7:20 pm
I'm a big fan of Cro-Cop, he always seems to bring an exciting fight, win or loss.

However, I wouldn't say for certain that he ISN'T done, or that he IS.

I'm hoping he gets some ground game and submissions to round himself out, but until then, he could wind up completely done.
Pickledick- September 2, 2008 at 4:49 pm
If you think that Cro Cop is done then you don't know crap about MMA
ADW- September 2, 2008 at 3:58 pm
That is a good card. Crocop is going to destroy Overeem and I would really like to see Diaz beat Sakurai but I don't think that is going to happen. Sakurai is a beast. Ask Mac Danzig or Jens Pulver. But at least Diaz is going to fight a quality opponent. I'm tired of all this Thomas Denny, KJ Noons garbage. Both of those guys suck ass.
skiddingisaretard- September 2, 2008 at 3:48 pm

doesnt that prove that americans are ignorant compared to the rest of the world (minus french people)?

but i got to admit... "chicken & rice" (c) wandy almost killed me
UFC fan- September 2, 2008 at 3:31 pm
wow, you mean to tell me cro-slop is still fighting?
I thought after his last fight pro-flop woulda learned he ain't shit.
Oh well maybe after just one more devastating ass-beating cro-crap will retire and go into oblivion or perhaps join the WWE and become a bigger joke than he already is.
L Grant- September 2, 2008 at 2:59 pm
Wow! That's a quality card. A hell of a lot better than the crap we're getting this weekend from the UFC.
skidding- September 2, 2008 at 1:38 pm
“We’ll see who is bag of douche.”

Haha, great one Ben. Your mockery of foreigners trying to speak English never gets old. Why can't they just learn from Americans and stick to not even attemping other languages.
FAS- September 2, 2008 at 1:27 pm
Cro Cop vs. Overeem will be sick...and Kharitonov will beat Mighty Mo into a living death.

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