A press conference was held in a Tokyo hotel on March 30th to announce the participation of Japan's ace, Hidehiko Yoshida, in the First Round of the May 5th PRIDE Open Weight Grand Prix 2006, to be held in the Osaka Dome.
TSUYOSHI KOSAKA INTERVIEW
A press conference was held in a Tokyo hotel on March 30th to announce the participation of MMA-legend Tsuyoshi Kosaka in the First Round of the May 5th PRIDE Open Weight Grand Prix 2006, to be held in the Osaka Dome. Kosaka will put it all on the line in this event, literally, saying that he will immediately retire if he loses.
HIDEHIKO YOSHIDA AND TSUYOSHI KOSAKA INTERVIEWS
A press conference was held on March 30th in a Tokyo Hotel to announce the participation of Hidehiko Yoshida and Tsuyoshi Kosaka in the May 5th PRIDE Open Weight Grand Prix 2006, to be held at the Osaka Dome. Both fighters were present at the conference and both fighters promised to win the tournament.
FSN PRIDE FIGHTING SPECIAL
THREE PRIDE FIGHTING BUSHIDO MATCHES TO BE TELEVISED EXCLUSIVELY ON FSN
IKUHISA MINOWA INTERVIEW
On March 24th, Ikuhisa Minowa held a public training session at the PRIDE Dojo in Tokyo. Minowa devised an amazing training strategy for his opponent, Giant Silva, in the upcoming April 2nd PRIDE BUSHIDO 10, to be held at Tokyo's Ariake Coliseum.
KAZUO MISAKI INTERVIEW
Kazuo Misaki held a public training session at the GRABAKA gym on March 23rd. Misaki will take on PRIDE Welterweight Grand Prix Champion Dan Henderson on April 2nd at PRIDE BUSHIDO 10, to be held at Tokyo's Ariake Coliseum.
AKIHIRO GONO INTERVIEW
On March 23rd, in the Numata Boxing Gym in Tokyo, GRABAKA's boxer Akihiro Gono held a public-training session. Gono will face Korea's Kim Dae Won at the April 2nd PRIDE BUSHIDO 10, to be held at the Ariake Coliseum. Gono showed off two new punches and revealed that his strategy included something that he gained from the recent Japanese win at the World Baseball Classic.
PRIDE AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIPS
March 19, 2006- This Sunday, AMC PANKRATION and DREAMSTAGE ENTERTAINMENT teamed up bring another round of PRIDE fighting amateur championships to Auburn, Washington. Held at the VisionQuest fitness center, the event attracted a sellout crowd of 2000 people and included 30 participants, mostly from Matt Hume's AMC Pankration gyms in the Washington area.
NEW PRIDE DVDS RELEASED
Pridefc.com now has available the newest PRIDE FC DVDs: "Fists of Fire" (single disc featuring CroCop vs Mark Coleman) and "PRIDE Legacy Volume 3" (5 disc set of PRIDE 12-16). Also restocked on the shelf is "Armed and Ready" (single disc with Crocop vs Wanderlei Silva and the debut of Bob Sapp). These latest releases are must-owns for all hardcore PRIDE fans, so order yours today!