A press conference was held in Tokyo on June 25 to announce 7 of the middleweight fighters that will compete in the August 10th PRIDE GP 2003 opening round. However, there's still one spot open! Who will be Mr. X?
PRIDE GP LINEUP NEARING COMPLETION
Seven of the eight participants in the PRIDE FC Total Elimination tournament of middleweight fighters have now been named. One position remains to be announced.The fighters are:
PRIDE TOTAL ELIMINATION PRESS CONFERENCE
A press conference was held in Tokyo on June 18th to announce that Hidehiko Yoshida will fight in the upcoming middleweight tournament, PRIDE GP 2003. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, Kazushi Sakuraba and the current Middleweight Champion, Wanderlei Silva, are also scheduled to fight. Additionally, one member of the Gracie family and a representative of the UFC are scheduled to fight. Attention is now on who will be the remaining 4 fighters and will most likely be announced in mid-June.