DREAM.16 Official Weigh-In Results; James Thompson vs. Yusuke Kawaguchi late addition

A super heavyweight bout between former PRIDE and EliteXC veteran, James Thompson and DEEP champion, Yusuke Kawaguchi has been added to the DREAM 16 card tomorrow in Japan.

Thompson was originally set to face the promotions “Super Hulk” champion, Ikuhisa Minowa but the Japanese fan favourite will face 2008 Beijing Gold Medalist, Satoshi Ishii instead in an attempt to bolster the card star power.

All sixteen fighters set to compete on the card also took to the scales earlier today including the likes of Gegard Mousasi, Jason “Mayhem” Miller, Kazushi Sakuraba, Shinya Aoki, and Marcus Aurellio with each and every fighter making weight.

The Official Weigh-In Results:

Tatsuya Mizuno (92.5 kg/203.5 lb) vs. Gegard Mousasi (93 kg/204.6 lb)
Jason “Mayhem” Miller (84 kg/184.8 lb) vs. Kazushi Sakuraba (83 kg/182.6 lb)
Shinya Aoki (69.7 kg/153.34 lb) vs. Marcus Aurellio (69.7 kg/153.34 lb)
Satoshi Ishii (107 kg/235.4 lb) vs. Ikuhisa “Minowaman” Minowa (88 kg/193.6 lb)
Chase Beebe (64 kg/140.8 lb) vs. Hiroyuki Takaya (64 kg/140.8 lb)
Michihiro Omigawa (65 kg/143 lb) vs. Cole Escovedo (65 kg/143 lb)
Joachim Hansen (63 kg/138.6 lb) vs. Hideo Tokoro (63 kg/138.6 lb)
Kazuyuki Miyata (65 kg/143 lb) vs. “Lion” Takeshi Inoue (65 kg/143 lb)
“Wicky” Akiyo Nishiura (64.8 kg/142.56 lb) vs. Mitsuhiro Ishida (65 kg/143 lb)
Yusuke Kawaguchi (115 kg/253 lb) vs. James Thompson (132 kg/290.4 lb)

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