Satoshi Ishii's coach Ed Buckley promised MMA fans around the world a big surprised on the New Year's Eve. According to Buckley, Satoshi Ishii evolved as a Mixed Martial Artist, and will surprise everyone when he faces Fedor Emelianenko in the main event of DEAM'S Fight For Japan: Genki Desu Ka Omisoka 2011 on December 31st.

Ishii is currently 4-1-1 in his MMA career, finishing his most recent fight in a draw with the former Pound-for-Pound ranked Paulo Filho.

Further Reading: Exclusive interview with Satoshi Ishii