Today Dream Stage Entertainment announced three additional matches for the PRIDE Bushido show.
German striker and Golden Glory team member Chalid "Die Faust" Arrab will face Rodney "Golden Glory Hunter" Faverus. Japanese vale tudo expert Eiji Mitsuoka will go head to head with UFC veteran Chris Brennan, and in the main event, Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic will face Mexican MMA/Pro Wrestling superstar Dos Carras Jr.
RYAN GRACIE RETURNS
Ryan Gracie was hard at work with Renzo and Daniel Gracie, as they all began final preparations for their upcoming matches. Ryan, full of confidence, took a moment out of his intense training regime to respond to Kazuhiro Hamanaka's comments that "all the Japanese fighters will win."
HAMANAKA: TEAM JAPAN WILL WIN
Takada Dojo's super-rookie, Kazuhiro Hamanaka has made a declaration: Team Japan will win all of their matches. Hamanaka held a press conference at Takada Dojo following a trip he made to the United States. It appears that his three weeks of training with Team Quest has given him a lot of confidence.
BUSHIDO: PRESS CONFERENCE AND INTERVIEWS
A press conference was held on September 18th at a Tokyo hotel to announce the lineup for the October 5th PRIDE BUSHIDO.
The 5 announced matches will all be under a Japanese team vs. Gracie team theme. Unfortunately, "Mach" Sakurai, who was supposed to lead the Japanese team, will no longer be able to participate.
PRIDE BUSHIDO will be held on October 5th at Saitama Super Arena as a venue for next-generation, under-83 kg fighters to make a place for themselves in the MMA world.
BUSHIDO: ADDITIONAL MATCHES ANNOUNCED
Dream Stage Entertainment announced more big-name fighters for October's Bushido event, including the participation of Mirko "Cro-Cop" Filipovic!