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Asian MMA: DREAM 18 - GLORY 4 NYE show gets CBS Sports broadcast, Marloes Coenen added to card

The DREAM - GLORY New Year's Eve event will be aired on CBS Sports. Former Strikeforce champ, Marloes Coenen has also been booked for the stacked card.

Photo by Esther Lin

More news from that New Year's Eve mega card as that the merged DREAM 18 - GLORY 4 event now has a US TV deal. Past DREAM events have been shown on HDNet, or AXS a it is now called, but for this New Year's special, they will be aired on a network with much more reach.

Officials have announced that they have secured a broadcast deal with CBS Sports, and will be airing both the DREAM and Glory portions on the event. The show won't be aired live though and will be on a slightly delayed telecast. The Glory portion of the card will start at 10 pm ET on the 31st, while the DREAM portion will be at the same time on January 1st.

For those who prefer to stay up and watch the event live as it happens in Japan, it will also be available on an online PPV for $20.

Also news from the card, former Strikeforce women's champion, Marloes Coenen has been added to the already stacked event. The Golden Glory product will be taking on Australian fighter, Fiona Muxlow (6-1) as part of the MMA portion of the card.

Check out the complete fight card below:


December 31, 2012 -- Saitama Super Arena, Japan

MMA Rules:

- Bibiano Fernandes vs. Yoshiro Maeda [139 lbs catchweight]
- Shinya Aoki vs. Antonio McKee
Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Michihiro Omigawa
- Hiroyuki Takaya vs. Georgi Karakhanyan
- Satoru Kitaoka vs. Will Brooks
- Melvin Manhoef vs. Denis Kang
- Phil Baroni vs. Hayato Sakurai
- Marloes Coenen vs. Fiona Muxlow

GLORY Grand Slam Tournament:

- Semmy Schilt vs. Brice Guidon
- Sergei Kharitonov vs. Rico Verhoeven
- Gokhan Saki vs. Raomoru
- Anderson "Braddock" Silva vs. Igor Jurkovic
- Remy Bonjasky Filip Verlinden
- Errol Zimmerman Jamal Ben Saddick
- Peter Aerts vs. Mourad Bouzidi
- Daniel Ghita vs. Jhonata Diniz

Kickboxing Super-Fights:

- Robin van Roosmalen vs. Yuichiro Nagashima
- Jerome Le Banner vs. Koichi Pettas
- Toshio Matsumoto vs. Jason Wilnis
- Mutsuki Ebata vs. San Che Kim

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