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MAURO RANALLO BACK ON PURORESU POWER HOUR!
04/29/2004
Courtesy of Dr. Keith Lipinski and Zach Arnold of the Puroresu Power Hour, don't miss this follow-up interview with PRIDE FC commentator Mauro Ranallo! Mauro gives us his post event thoughts on last Sunday's pay per view, "Total Elimination 2004" including the event's shocking upset!

RANDLEMAN MAKES COVER OF TATAME MAGAZINE
04/29/2004
Kevin "The Monster" Randleman, fresh off of his dramatic upset victory over Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic at TOTAL ELIMINATION 2004, has made the cover of the May 2004 edition of Brazil's Tatame magazine. The Portuguese headline translates as: "Pride GP: One of the toughest is already out! ... Kevin Randleman knocks out Cro Cop."

TOTAL ELIMINATION PRE-FIGHT INTERVIEW WITH MURLIO "NINJA" RUA
04/25/2004
Ninja's making the move from Middleweight to Heavyweight. PRIDE General Director, Nobuhiko Takada, described Ninja's upcoming battle with Kharitonov as the "hidden main event."

TOTAL ELIMINATION INTERVIEWS UP!
04/25/2004
Check out the pre-fight interviews from Total Elimination 2004 with Heath Herring, Kevin Randleman, Fedor Emelianenko, Stefan Leko, Mark Coleman, and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Read all about the fighter?? pre-fight thoughts.

TOTAL ELIMINATION PRE-FIGHT INTERVIEW WITH MARK COLEMAN
04/24/2004
Mark Coleman's neck problems have affected his fights in the past. However, he had surgery 6 months before, in preparation for the Grand Prix. Coleman will challenge the Champion in front of his father, the first time in 3 years since PRIDE 16.

TOTAL ELIMINATION PRE-FIGHT INTERVIEW WITH ANTONIO RODRIGO NOGUEIRA
04/24/2004
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira held an open-training session on April 19 th . Nogueira, who will fight against Hirotaka Yokoi in the upcoming Grand Prix, came to Japan earlier than usual this year. He didn't have many words but he confidence was clear.

TOTAL ELIMINATION PRE-FIGHT INTERVIEW WITH SENTORYU
04/24/2004
Daijiro Matsui's body was thrown around several times as he held the punching mitts. Sentoryu's destructive punching power lived up to the rumors. His broad chest and huge shoulders spoke volumes about the training he's conducted over the last 2 months.

TOTAL ELIMINATION PRE-FIGHT INTERVIEW WITH FEDOR EMELIANENKO
04/24/2004
Some people have said that Fedor has changed. He was always quite and expressionless before but recently he's been laughing and smiling. It looks like the change in teams has been good for him.

TOTAL ELIMINATION PRE-FIGHT INTERVIEW WITH MURLIO "NINJA" RUA
04/24/2004
Ninja's making the move from Middleweight to Heavyweight. PRIDE General Director, Nobuhiko Takada, described Ninja's upcoming battle with Kharitonov as the "hidden main event."

TOTAL ELIMINATION PRE-FIGHT INTERVIEW WITH STEFAN LEKO
04/24/2004
Stefan Leko will make his MMA debut in the upcoming Heavyweight Grand Prix. He told us that this will be the opportunity to finally show the technique he has been thinking about for years.

A BATTLE OF GIANTS: SCHILT VERSUS MCGEE!
04/22/2004
From Dream Stage Entertainment
April 22, 2004
LOS ANGELES, California- The final match-up of the opening round has been announced for the sixteen-man heavyweight tournament, TOTAL ELIMINATION 2004, which will take place on April 25 th, 2004 from the Saitama Super Arena in Japan. The event is scheduled to debut on North American pay per view on same day delay.