SHINYA AOKI RETURNS DREAM BELT

Shinya Aoki with DREAM belt

Shinya Aoki, holder of the DREAM Lightweight Championship belt, has reportedly been asked to return it to the promotion and has done so.  The MMA Ironman site reported that in the recent issue of Kaminoge MOVE that Aoki had spoken at length about the call and his decision to return it.  In his own blog, Aoki also mentioned it.  A Double Arm Suplex interview with him touches upon the 6-year relationship with the now dormant promotion.