HIGH OCTANE FIGHTCARD COMPLETE!
10/23/2004

From Dream Stage Entertainment
October 22, 2004
LOS ANGELES, California -
Four more bouts have been added to PRIDE FIGHTING's October 31st event, HIGH OCTANE. Already headlining the event is the highly anticipated title bout between middleweight world champion Wanderlei Silva and top contender Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. Now added to the fightcard: "The Demolition Man" Alistair Overeem versus Japan's Hiromitsu Kanehara, England's James Thompson versus Russia's Aleksander Emelianenko, Ricardo Arona of Brazilian Top Team versus Sergei Ignatev of the Russian Top Team, and Choi Mu Bae of Korea versus Soa Palelei of Australia. In addition, there are also four other previously announced matches including Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic versus Josh "The Babyface Assassin" Barnett.

 

Ricardo
Arona (Brazil)
Aleksander
Emelianenko (Russia)
James Thompson (England)

 

 

HIGH OCTANE 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, and TVN on Sunday, October 31st, 2004 at 9:00pm EST, 6:00pm PST.

Tournament Matches:

Fight Card
Mirko Filipovic (Croatia)
vs.
Josh Barnett (USA)
Dan Henderson (USA)
vs.
Kazuhiro Nakamura (Japan)
Hirotaka Yokoi (Japan)
vs.
Heath Herring (USA)
Mark Hunt (New Zealand)
vs.
Dan Bobish (USA)
Ricardo Arona (Brazil)
vs.
Heath Herring (USA)
Hiromitsu Kanehara (Japan)
vs.
Alistair Overeem (Holland)
Aleksander Emelianenko (Russia)
vs.
James Thompson (England)
Choi Mu Bae (Korea)
vs.
Soa Palelei (Australia)

 

 

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