Dream on Tuesday announced the first official fight for Dream 5 scheduled to take place at the Osaka Castle Hall on July 21, which will feature the finals of the Dream Lightweight Grand Prix.
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Dream 5 will be headlined by the finals of the Dream Lightweight Grand Prix with the remaining fighters meeting in the semi-final round, then moving on to the final bout all in the same night. Fighters that remain in the tournament include