K-1 Dynamite!!

Olympic Wrestling Silver Medalist Added

December 31, 2005

Osaka Dome

Osaka, Japan



K-1 announced that 2000 Sydney Olympic Silver medalist in Greco-Roman wrestling (69 kg) Katsuhiko

Nagata has been added to their New Years Eve event - Dynamite!! - No opponent has been named.

Previously announced, 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)

- Katsuhiko Nagata - added



Subject to change