Alistair Overeem, Gegard Mousasi, and Melvin Manhoef confirmed for DREAM.15

Strikeforce heavyweight champion, Alistair Overeem, former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi and Dutch fighter, Melvin Manhoef have all been confimred for DREAM.15 on July 10th, 2010, no opponents have been named.

A light heavyweight grand prix is expected to take place and Gegard Mousasi will most likely compete in the 8-man tournament.

DREAM 15 will take place on July 10th in Saitama, Japan and is will be broadcast live in North America on HDNet.

Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem defended his title against Brett Rogers at Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery earlier this month via technical knockout.

Mousasi lost his Strikeforce light heavyweight title to Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal via unanimous decision at Strikeforce: Nashville in April.

Melvin Manhoef suffered a knockout loss to Gokhan Saki at last weekend’s “It’s Showtime 2010 Amsterdam” before that dropping a knockout loss to Robbie Lawler at Strikeforce: Miami in January.

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