30 Dec 2009 03:28:10 AM
(‘Wait, this Mousasi? The dude that’s been beating the hell out of everybody, that’s the guy ya’ll want me to fight? Gentlemen, I think there’s been a misunderstanding.’)
Greetings from the City of the Rising Sun, Potato Nation. Yours truly is spending New Year’s in Tokyo to attend the Fields Dynamite!! show (you’ll be able to read all about the experience in a future Fight Magazine issue), and already it’s been quite a learning experience. For instance, I just got back from the press conference where I was surrounded by a horde of teenage girls who waited for over an hour just to fawn over Masato. Alistair Overeem, Gegard Mousasi, and Shinya Aoki? To these girls they barely seemed worth the effort to flip open their trinket-laden cell phones and snap a photo.
The event organizers expect to draw at least 35,000 fans to the Saitama Super Arena for the show, and representatives from both Dream and Sengoku did their best to pump up the lukewarm rivalry between the two organizations, though without much apparent interest from the fans. A couple things worth noting:Read More DIGG THIS