K-1 Dynamite!!

Gracie vs. Akiyama

December 31, 2005

Osaka Dome

Osaka, Japan



K-1 has released a list of six fighters expected to participate in their year ending event, Dynamite!! - The

list includes former K-1 champion Peter Aerts and crowd favorite Bob Sapp. Also, MMA legend Royce

Gracie will face Judoka Yoshihiro Akiyama in one of the featured bouts. The card will also see the final

of the Hero's middleweight tournament will take place when Norifumi "KID" Yamamoto takes on Grenki

Sudo. Yamamoto defeated UFC veteran Caol Uno to reach the final this past September 7th (2005), while

Sudo defeated Shooto veteran Hiroyuki Takaya in the other tournament semi-final.


Line-up so far:

Fight 1 - Hero's Middleweight Tournament Final

Norifumi "KID" Yamamoto (Killer Bee) vs. Grenki Sudo (Beverly Hills Jiu-Jitsu Club)


Fight 2

Royce Gracie (Gracie Jiu-Jitsu) vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama (Freelance)


Expected to participate:

- Peter Aerts (Team Aerts)

- Akebono (Team Yokozuna)

- Hong-Man Choi (Freelance)

- Jerome Le Banner (Le banner X-treme Team)

- Bob Sapp (Team Beast)

- Hideo Tokoro (Stand)




Subject to change