BENCIC REPLACES ARONA
06/02/2003

 

Mike "Batman" Bencic is replacing Ricardo Arona for this weekend's PRIDE 26: Bad to the Bone.

 

 

 

Bencic is facing Alistair Overeem, who hasn't lost since June of 2000.

Tournament Matches:

Fight Card
Nino Schembri (Brazil)
vs.
Kazuhiro Hamanaka (Japan)
Anderson Silva (Brazil)
vs.
Daijyu Takase (Japan)
Alistair Overeem (Holland)
vs.
Mike Bencic (USA)
Quinton Jackson (USA)
vs.
Mokhail Iliokhine (Russia)
Mark Coleman (USA)
vs.
Don Frye (USA)
Heath Herring (USA)
vs.
Mirko Filipovic (Croatia)
Fedor Emelianenko (Russia)
vs.
Kazuyuki Fujita (Japan)

 

 

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

PRIDE 26 will air on Pay Per View June 13, 2003 on iNDEMAND, DirecTV, and others.