PRIDE GRAND PRIX TOURNAMENT MATCHUPS
06/17/2003

Today, Dream Stage Entertainment (the parent company of PRIDE) held a press conference at Tokyo Price Hotel. The Executive Producer Nobuhiko Takada, and Sakakibara, the president, were present, alongside Hidehiko Yoshida.

Takada announced the event details of the first round of the eight man tournament, PRIDE FC "Total Elimination2003" (a.k.a PRIDE Grand Prix 2003).

Officially signed are:

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson
Wanderlei Silva
Kazushi Sakuraba
Hidehiko Yoshida

The remaining four fighters will be named on June 25th.

Event Name: PRIDE FC Total Elimination 2003
Date: August 10th, 2003
Place: Saitama SuperArena (25,000-35,000 Capacity)
Gates Open: 2:00 PM
Fights Start: 4:00 PM
United States PPV: August 10th (18 hours delay PPV) on iNDEMAND, DIRECTV, DISH NETWORK, TVN