More news from that New Year’s Eve mega card as that the merged DREAM 18 – GLORY 4 event now has a US TV deal. Past DREAM events have been shown on HDNet, or AXS a it is now called, but for this New Year’s special, they will be aired on a network with much more reach.
Officials have announced that they have secured a broadcast deal with CBS Sports, and will be airing both the DREAM and Glory portions on the event. The show won’t be aired live though and will be on a slightly delayed telecast. The Glory portion of the card will start at 10 pm ET on the 31st, while the DREAM portion will be at the same time on January 1st.
For those who prefer to stay up and watch the event live as it happens in Japan, it will also be available on an online PPV for $20.
Also news from the card, former Strikeforce women’s champion, Marloes Coenen has been added to the already stacked event. The Golden Glory product will be taking on Australian fighter, Fiona Muxlow (6-1) as part of the MMA portion of the card.
Check out the complete fight card below:
FIGHT CARD: DREAM 18 – GLORY 4 NYE Special
December 31, 2012 — Saitama Super Arena, Japan
[139 lbs catchweight]
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Michihiro Omigawa
Hiroyuki Takaya Georgi Karakhanyan
Satoru Kitaoka vs. Will Brooks
– Melvin Manhoef vs. Denis Kang
Phil Baroni vs. Hayato Sakurai
Marloes Coenen vs. Fiona Muxlow
GLORY Grand Slam Tournament:
Semmy Schilt vs. Brice Guidon
Sergei Kharitonov vs. Rico Verhoeven
Gokhan Saki vs. Raomoru
– Anderson “Braddock” Silva vs. Igor Jurkovic
Remy Bonjasky Filip Verlinden
Errol Zimmerman Jamal Ben Saddick
Peter Aerts vs. Mourad Bouzidi
Daniel Ghita Jhonata Diniz
– Robin van Roosmalen vs. Yuichiro Nagashima
– Jerome Le Banner vs. Koichi Pettas
– Toshio Matsumoto vs. Jason Wilnis
– Mutsuki Ebata vs. San Che Kim
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