The bout order has been announced for the opening round of PRIDE FIGHTING'S 16-Man Middleweight Grand Prix Tournament, TOTAL ELIMINATION 2005.






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

PRIDE FIGHTING'S 2005 Middleweight Grand Prix Tournament will span three events ... TOTAL ELIMINATION (opening round), CRITICAL COUNTDOWN (Second Round) and FINAL CONFLICT (Semi-Finals and Finals). Dates for the latter two events will be announced soon.

TOTAL ELIMINATION 2005 takes place on April 23 rd , 2005 from the Osaka Dome in Japan and premieres on North American pay per view via iNDEMAND, DIRECTV, DISH NETWORK, UrbanXtra, TVN1, VU!, and Viewer's Choice Canada on April 23 rd at 10:00pm EST, 7:00pm PST (including a countdown show at 9:30pm EST, 6:30pm PST). For additional replay times, please contact your pay per view provider or

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