In the main event, DREAM Featherweight Champion Hiroyuki "Streetfight Bancho" Takaya edged out Kazuyuki "Little Hercules" Miyata for a razor-thin split decision victory. The American judge, Matt Hume, scored the fight for the wrestler, Miyata, while the two Japanese judges, Akira Shoji and Hikaru Adachi, gave the nod to Takaya, who has recently become the new face of DREAM with a significant promotional push.
Hideo Tokoro has truly gone from the outhouse to the penthouse now. The former janitor hit the pinnacle of his MMA career in his 54th professional fight by winning the Japan Bantamweight Grand Prix. The "Cinderella Boy" outworked Masakazu Imanari and avoided his lethal submissions en route to winning a unanimous decision and the tournament crown. Both Tokoro and Imanari, as well as the third-place winner, Kenji Osawa, have secured spots in the upcoming DREAM World Bantamweight Grand Prix.