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PRIDE FIGHTING REPLICA GLOVES NOW AVAILABLE!
06/20/2005
PRIDE FIGHTING is proud to feature our newest product, the official PRIDE FIGHTING replica gloves. They are a replica of the official gloves used in PRIDE (which are not available for sale to the public) and have been manufactured to the same specifications. These gloves are crafted from the finest leather and features lace and velcro secure straps. They come in the familiar PRIDE blue and feature the PRIDE logo in white on the top padding. Available sizes are M, L, and XL. The gloves come with their own tie-bag for convenience and safekeeping. The tie bag is made of blue gi material and features an embroidered PRIDE logo in white. The official PRIDE Fighting replica gloves and tie bag are available in our online shop for $69.95, but supplies are limited, so order now!

PRIDE GP 2005 2ND ROUND INTERVIEW WITH ANTONIO ROGERIO NUGUEIRA AND RICARDO ARONA
06/17/2005
I think it's an honor to be chosen as one of the top 8 fighters in the world. -Arona

I feel very honored to represent my country and my team. I think winning our way to the 2nd Round and fighting good fights proved that we are the highest-level fighters in the world. - Nogueira

PRIDE FIGHTING'S NOONS, GLOVER AND RING TO FIGHT IN SUPERBRAWL
06/17/2005
From Dream Stage Entertainment

June 17, 2005
LOS ANGELES, California -
Karl-James Noons, Tyrone Glover, and Nick Ring, three of the four winners selected from the PRIDE FIGHTING U.S. AUDITIONS last November, will be competing in SUPERBRAWL "ICON," scheduled for July 23rd from the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. Yuji Shimada, PRIDE?? executive rules director, will also participate in the event as a referee.

GOMI VERSUS SILVA PLUS ADDITIONAL BOUTS ANNOUNCED FOR BUSHIDO VOLUME 8
06/16/2005
From Dream Stage Entertainment

June 16, 2005

TOKYO, Japan - Takanori Gomi versus Jean Silva as well as additional bouts have been announced for PRIDE FIGHTING'S BUSHIDO VOLUME 8 event. Gomi is 6-0 in BUSHIDO/PRIDE and has won all of his bouts in impressive fashion, including his last victory versus Luiz Azeredo of the Chute Boxe Academy at BUSHIDO Volume 7. Now Gomi takes on Azeredo's teammate, Jean "The White Bear" Silva, who boasts a record of 11-2-3. Additional announced matches include Shooto's Tatsuya Kawajiri (14-2-2) versus Brazilian Top Team's Luis "Buscape" Firmino (10-2), as well as Yosuke Nishijima versus an opponent to be named. Nishijima is one of Japan's premiere heavyweight boxers and has a boxing record of 24-2-1 with 15 KO's.

CHONAN GETTING READY FOR BUSHIDO VOL.8
06/15/2005
Four new matches for the July17th PRIDE BUSHIDO VOL. 8 event, to be held at the Nagoya Rainbow Hall, were announced at a Tokyo press conference in the Dream Stage Entertainment office on June 15th. Many eyes are on the 83kg ace Ryo Chonan. Reporters' questions at the conference focused on Chonan and PRIDE General Director Nobuhiko Takada threw a little encouragement him way.

BARONI VERSUS CHONAN PLUS ADDITIONAL BOUTS ANNOUNCED FOR BUSHIDO VOLUME 8
06/15/2005
From Dream Stage Entertainment

June 15, 2005

TOKYO, Japan - Phil Baroni versus Ryo Chonan as well as additional bouts have been announced for PRIDE FIGHTING'S BUSHIDO VOLUME 8 event. Joachim Hansen of Norway will face Masakazu Imanari of Japan... Brazil's Daniel Acacio goes head to head with Kazuo Misaki of Japan... and finally Jyutaro Nakao of Shooting Gym Osaka faces Marcus "Maximus" Aurelio of the USA.

PRIDE GRAND PRIX 2005 2ND ROUND EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MAURICIO SHOGUN AND MURILO NINJA
06/15/2005
Pride Fighting Championships: First, Ninja, what did you think about Shogun's performance in the Opening Round?
Murilo Ninja: I think it was the best fight of the night. Shogun's striking and grappling are complete, and he fought aggressively, using everything he had...

PRIDE HOODIES NOW IN STOCK!
06/13/2005
PRIDE hoodies are now in stock! Emblazoned with an embossed silver PRIDE FC logo, these hoodies are black with red trim. They're 80% cotton and 20% polyester and machine washable. You definitely want to check these out!