DREAM.13 has been officially announced for March 22 at the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. Only one fight is official at the moment. Joachim Hansen will drop a weight class to challenge Bibiano Fernandes for the DREAM featherweight title. Ryo Chonan is also expected to compete on the card, but doesn’t have an opponent as of yet. Katsunori Kikuno, Hideo Tokoro, Minowaman, Marius Zaromskis, Eddie Alvarez and Andrews Nakahara are all potential candidates to fight on the card.
A few more DREAM notes via NOB:
– DREAM events planned for March, April, May, July, September and November. The white cage will likely return sometime this year.
– DREAM Light Heavyweight Grand Prix kicks off in May, either 8 or 16 participants. Gegard Mousasi will likely be the favorite going in.
– DREAM Heavyweight and Middleweight Champions crowned this year. Alistair Overeem likely one of the challengers for the heavyweight title.
– Crossover fights with Strikeforce and SRC expected
– Lightweight title fight between Shinya Aoki and Tatsuya Kawajiri still a possibility, maybe May or July