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DREAM.15 "Fated Rivals" Officially Adds Cavalcante, Manhoef to Card

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DREAM Executive Producer Keiichi Sasahara unveiled two more fights for DREAM.15, the card of "Fated Rivals" on Thursday. Along with the highly anticipated Shinya Aoki vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri title match, former top lightweight Gesias "JZ" Cavalcante will look to get back on track against a rising star in Katsunori Kikuno and Melvin Manhoef will return to the ring against a Tatsuya Mizuno as part of DREAM's four-man, light heavyweight tournament.

Also participating in the tournament will be former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi although an opponent has not yet been named.

DREAM.15, which takes place on July 10 in Tokyo's Saitama Super Arena, is currently shaping up to be the biggest Japanese card of the year.

*Confirmed Fights:*

Shinya Aoki vs. Tatsuya Kawajir (DREAM Lightweight Championship)

Gesias Cavalcante vs. Katsunori Kinuno

Melvin Manhoef vs. Tatsuya Mizuno (In Light Heavyweight Tournament)


*Confirmed to Fight:*

Gegard Mousasi

Ramaeu Thierry Sokoudjou 

"King Mo" Lawal

Renato "Babalu" Sobral

Rafael Cavalcante

Alistair Overeem