The DREAM organization announced more fights that have been added to their DREAM.3 card scheduled for May 11. The announcement included Nick Diaz, the controversial fighter who’s as well-known for his marijuana habits as his fighting. Diaz will be taking on Katsuya Inoue in what Japan MMA is calling a Welterweight Championship Eliminator. MMA Junkie is reporting that the winner will advance on to fight Hayato ‘Mach’ Sakurai this fall for the DREAM welterweight title.
Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller was also a part of the announcement. Japan MMA is showing his match-up with Katsuyori Shibata as a Middleweight GP Round 1 bout. The fight would give the tournament a needed boost after losing some of its top stars in the opening round.
The announced fights were as follows:
- Nick Diaz vs. Katsuya Inoue
- Jung Bukyung vs. Daisuke Nakamura
- Jason Miller vs. Katsuyori Shibata
- Melvin Manhoef vs. Kim Dae Won
- Takeshi Yamazaki vs. TBA