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Alistair Overeem, Kid Yamamoto join Mousasi and Manhoef at “Dynamite!! 2009″

melvin manhoefDREAM along with World Victory Road recently combined to make a slew of bouts official for their co-promoted New Years Eve event titled “Dynamite!! 2009“.

The event will take place from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, and is set to air live on HDNet stateside.

Some of notable athletes appearing on the card will be Norofumi “Kid” Yamamoto, Ray Sefo and current Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem will be facing off with Kazuyuki Fujita. has also been able to confirm through sources close to both fighters that Gegard Mousasi and Melvin Manhoef will both be competing at the event as well, although no news is available in regards to either of their opponents as of this time.

Mousasi will be taking part in a kickboxing rules bout.

A full list of the bouts expected for “Dynamite!! 2009″ are listed below:

Gegard Mousasi vs. TBA (K-1 Rules)

Melvin Manhoef vs. TBA

Alistair Overeem vs. Kazuyuki Fujita

Andy Souwer vs. Masato (K-1 Rules)

Satoshi Ishii vs. Hidehiko Yoshida

Norofumi “Kid” Yamamoto vs. Masanori Kanehara

Hiroshi Izumi vs. Katsuyori Shibata

Marlon Sandro vs. Hideo Tokoro

Akihiro Gono vs. Hayato “Mach” Sakurai

Michihiro Omigawa vs. Hiroyuki Takaya

Yosuke Nishijima vs. Ray Sefo (K-1)

Ikuhisa Minowa vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (Super Hulk Tournament Finals)

Hiroya vs. Japan Masaaki Noiri (K-1 KOSHIEN semifinal)

Katsuki Ishida vs. Shota Shimada (K-1 KOSHIEN semifinal)

Tsukasa Fuji vs. Ryuya Kusakabe (K-1 KOSHIEN semifinal reserve bout)

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