CRO COP VERSUS COLEMAN HEADLINES FISTS OF FIRE!
01/28/2005

 

Four match-ups have been announced for PRIDE FIGHTING'S FISTS OF FIRE fight card. Headlining the 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.

 

 

 

FISTS OF FIRE will take place from the Saitama Super Arena in Japan and is scheduled to debut on North American pay per view via iNDEMAND, DIRECTV, DISH Network, TVN, Vu!, and Viewer's Choice on Friday, February 25th, 2005 at 10:00pm EST, 7:00pm PST.

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)

 

 

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

Also on the card:

Ryan Gracie, Hirotaka Yokoi, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, and Kazuhiro Nakamura

Fight card subject to change.


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