"THE REAL DEAL" MEDIA TOUR BEGINS AUG 16
08/15/2006

PRIDE FIGHTING is proud to announce its first ever show on American soil, "THE REAL DEAL"! The event will take place on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21st at the THOMAS & MACK CENTER in LAS VEGAS, NEVADA. In preparation for the August 20th ticket sale date for the REAL DEAL, there will be a week of festivities for the fans and media! Be sure to stop by and meet the fighters.



Dates and Locations:


Wednesday, August 16th
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Best Buy
3675 Pacific Coast Hwy
Torrance, CA 90505

Scheduled to Appear for Autographs: Josh Barnett, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, Vitor Belfort Thursday, August 17th
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Field of Dreams
@ The Forum Shops, Caesar's Palace
Las Vegas, NV

Scheduled to Appear for Autographs: Fedor Emelianenko, Kevin Randleman, Mark Coleman, Phil Baroni, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, Frank Trigg

Saturday, August 19th
6:00pm to 8:00pm

PRIDE FIGHTING NIGHT!
Fox Sports Grill
Irvine Spectrum
31 Fortune Drive
Irvine, CA 92618
949-753-1369

PRIDE FIGHTING NIGHT will feature a meet and greet at the Fox Sports Grill in Irvine, California! Scheduled to appear: Fedor Emelianenko, Mark Coleman, Phil Baroni, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, Josh Barnett, Dan Henderson

A free, limited edition PRIDE Fighting poster will be available with purchase at both the Best Buy and Field of Dreams events.

Fighter appearances are subject to change.


Tickets to PRIDE FC's "The Real Deal," go on sale Sunday, August 20 and are available at www.pridefc.com or 1-866-US FIGHT. Ticket prices range from $50 to $700. PRIDE's first U.S. card will also be featured on Pay-Per-View for $39.95. Check your local cable or satellite provider for details.