THREE MORE MATCHES ANNOUNCED FOR FISTS OF FIRE!
02/06/2005

 

Three more matches have been announced for PRIDE FIGHTING'S FISTS OF FIRE fight card: Japan's up and coming heavyweight, Hirotaka Yokoi, will take on the leader of the Brazilian Top Team, Mario Sperry ... mixed martial arts veteran Hiromitsu Kanehara goes head to head with Chute Boxe star Mauricio "Shogun" Rua ... Tom "Big Cat" Erickson makes his return to PRIDE versus newcomer Fabricio Werdum of Spain.

 

Mirko
Filipovic (Croatia)
Mark Coleman (USA) Quinton
Jackson (USA)
Murilo Rua (Brazil)
Antonio Rogerio
Nogueira (Brazil)
Alistair Overeem (Holland) Choi
Mu Bae (Korea)
Sergei Kharitonov (Russia)

 

 

Previously announced - the main event will be a clash of fighting styles as striker Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic takes on wrestler Mark "The Hammer" Coleman. Also on the card, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson returns to the ring facing Chute Boxe's Murilo "Ninja" Rua ... Antonio Rogerio Nogueira of the Brazilian Top Team will go head to head with Golden Glory's Alistair "Demolition Man" Overeem ... and it's Korea versus Russia as Choi Mu Bae takes on Sergei Kharitonov.

Tournament Matches:

Fight Card
Mirko Filipovic (Croatia)
vs.
Mark Coleman (USA)
Quinton Jackson (USA)
vs.
Murilo Rua (Brazil)
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (Brazil)
vs.
Alistair Overeem (Holland)
Choi Mu Bae (Korea)
vs.
Sergei Kharitonov (Russia)
Igor Vovchanchyn (Ukraine)
vs.
Yoshiki Takahashi (Japan)
Hirotaka Yokoi (Japan)
vs.
Mario Sperry (Brazil)
Hiromitsu Kanehara (Japan)
vs.
Mauricio Rua (Brazil)
Tom Erikson (USA)
vs.
Fabricio Werdum (Brazil)

 

 

Additional non-tournament match ups to be announced soon.
(Participants and Matches Subject to Change)