12/31 M-1 - Saitama Superarena - Is confirmed

Wednesday 21 November 2007

M-1 has held a press conference in Tokyo today. Confirmed at the conference was that Fedor will fight on NYE. The event is supported by M-1, with the help of former Pride staff.

Fighters confirmed for the event:
Fedor Emelianenko
Joachim Hansen
Ricardo Arona (?)
Gilbert Melendez
Luiz Azeredo
Aoki Shinya
Kazuo Misaki
Hayato "Mach" Sakurai

Mitsuhiro Ishida
Hasegawa Hidehiko

The M-1 homepage also mentions Alexander Emelianenko and Roman Zentsov (No mention of Hong Man Choi).

This will without a doubt be the biggest event of the year!!!!

The event will be shown on SkyPerfect PPV.

Tickets can be purchased here: http://www.yarennoka.com/

It seems confirmed now that the opponent will be Hong Man Choi

Arona has in an interview with GracieMag.com denied that he will fight in the NYE event, some personal problems are stopping him from travel to Japan this time. However, he mentions the possiblity of fighitng in February.

Other source


Anonymous,  21 November 2007 at 17:08  

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Borre 21 November 2007 at 23:28  


Anonymous,  24 March 2008 at 14:16  

Hey! Do you have any information about travel to Japan? Thank you!?

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