The press conference has started. The trailer is currently being played.
Sasahara and Tanigawa present.
Tanigawa announced that they will hold the event together with SENGOKU on NYE.
Announcement of Ishii vs. Yoshida and DREAM vs. SENGOKU fights as well. The full card is currently being worked on.
Japan Martial Arts Federation president Fukuda has entered.
The World Victory Road general manager as well.
The DREAM army is entering the stage.
Kazushi Sakuraba, Hayato “Mach” Sakurai, Katsuyori Shibata, Hideo Tokoro, Hiroyuki Takaya, and Shinya Aoki from DREAM and Kazushisa Watanabe from K-1.
The SENGOKU army entering the stage.
Hidehiko Yoshida, Kazuo Misaki, Hiroshi Izumi, Sanae Kikuta, Akihiro Gono, Kazunori Yokota, Mizuto Hirota, Masanori Kanehara, Eiji Mitsuoka, and Yoshihiro “KISS” Nakao.
Both Watanabe and Tokoro said that they want to fight KID.
Sakuraba with a mask on: “Hi, I’m Hikari Shinji (a character from Evangelion). Please put me against KID who’s in the same weight class as me.”
Nakao asks Tanigawa for Mirko. Gono hinted at Sakurai.
Hirota wants to fight Alvarez. “Don’t you want to see Alvarez get KO’d?”
Yoshida apologized to everyone who was preparing for the Ariake event and asked all fighters present to fight their hearts out on NYE.
Video message from Ishii: “Please be gentle on NYE, Yoshida.”
Sasahara said that rules, the fights, the weight of the fights, etc. are currently being discussed. The only thing certain is that KID won’t fight Sakuraba.
WVR GM said that SENGOKU is planned continue from next year as well. Though I wouldn’t believe what most people say about this right now.