TOTAL ELIMINATION 2004!
03/24/2004

Eight participants are now official for the sixteen man heavyweight tournament---TOTAL ELIMINATION 2004---which will take place on April 25th, 2004 from the Saitama Super Arena in Japan. The event is scheduled to debut on North American pay per view on same day delay.

Official Participants:
Fedor Emelianenko
Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira
Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic
"the Texas Crazy Horse" Heath Herring
"Ice Cold" Igor Vovchanchyn
Stefan "Blitz" Leko
Sylvester "the Predator" Terkay
Sentoryu

 

 

 

The remaining eight participants as well as the match-ups for the opening round will be announced at a press conference on March 31st. The schedule for the tournament will be as follows:

PRIDE FC 16-Man Heavyweight Tournament

TOTAL ELIMINATION 2004
April 25, 2004
Saitama Super Arena
(Opening Round)

CRITICAL COUNTDOWN 2004
June 20, 2004
Saitama Super Arena
(Second Round)

FINAL CONFLICT 2004
August 15, 2004
Saitama Super Arena
(Semi-Finals and Finals)

PRIDE FC: TOTAL ELIMINATION 2004 will premiere on North American pay per view through iNDEMAND, DIRECTV, DISH NETWORK, UrbanXtra, TVN1, Bell Express Vu, and Viewer's Choice Canada on Sunday, April 25th, 2004. The premiere time is 9:00pm EST, 6:00pm PST and the count down show is at 8:30pm EST, 5:30pm PST. For additional replay times, please contact your pay per view provider or pridefc.com.

Participants and fight card are subject to change.