"Real Pro-Wrestler", Ikuhisa Minowa, gave a lecture on November 16th at the Kanezawa Hakkei Campus of Kanto Gakuin University. Like the speech he gave at his old junior high school last month, Minowa's world was explosively revealed to the "Real College Students."
11 PRIDE SUPERSTARS ANNOUNCED FOR SHOCKWAVE '06
11 participants have been announced for SHOCKWAVE '06 this Dec. 31 at the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo. Its a night of fights that will shock the MMA world, SHOCKWAVE 06, featuring PRIDE'S undefeated champion, Fedor Emelianekno and also the fighter that strikes fear into the hearts of champions, Wanderlei Silva.
Q & A: 2006 BUSHIDO SURVIVAL WINNER, KAZUO MISAKI
After losing to Paulo Filho at BUSHIDO SURVIVAL: THE FINALS, Kazuo Misaki stepped into the tournament once again as a reserve fighter when Filho couldn't advance to the Final Round due to injury. Misaki made a miraculous comeback in his intense battle against Denis Kang, winning the Welterweight Grand Prix Championship.
VIVA JUDO HELD AT NIPPON SPORTS UNIVERSITY
The 20th VIVA JUDO event was held at the Nippon Sports Science University's Setagaya Campus on November 12th. Approximately 120 elementary school students participated and had a great time along with Hidehiko Yoshida. After the event was over, Yoshida also commented on his future activities.
MARK HUNT HOPES TO RETURN AT SHOCKWAVE 06
In addition to running his own gym and focusing on the training of younger fighters, Mark Hunt promoted an MMA event called "No Limit" in Australia on November 4th. While Hunt is now involved in the management of his gym, promoting events and managing fighters, he's also getting ready for his own comeback fight.
GOMI AVENGES HIS LOSS TO AURELIO
Takanori Gomi won his first PRIDE Lightweight Champion title defense in the joint PRIDE BUSHIDO 13/PRIDE Welterweight Grand Prix 2006 Final Round event held on November 5th at Yokohama Arena. Although Gomi was able to get his revenge on Marcus Aurelio, who beat Gomi in their last non-title bout, neither Gomi nor the fans were satisfied with the decision ending. What does the Fireball Kid think of his win?
POST BUSHIDO SURVIVAL FINALS INTERVIEWS ARE UP
Hear what Denis Kang, Clay French, Marcus Aurelio, David Bielkheden and Mike Barton have to say about their victories and losses at PRIDE'S BUSHIDO SURVIVAL TOURNAMENT FINALS