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"NEW YORK BADASS" PHIL BARONI'S INTERVIEW WITH 944 MAGAZINE
06/20/2006
THE FIGHTER'S STORY: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF PHIL BARONI

The alarm sounds at 8:20 a.m. on Monday morning, certainly not an early wakeup for the majority of Americans working the hustle and bustle of a 9-to-5 job. But mixed martial artist Phil Baroni isn't part of corporate America.

Q & A: BRAZILLIAN TOP TEAM'S ANTONIO "MINOTAURO" NOGUEIRA
06/16/2006
After submitting Kiyoshi Tamura at PRIDE 31, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira submitted Zulu Zuluzhino in the May 5th PRIDE Open Weight Grand Prix 2006 Opening Round, held at the Osaka Dome, and advanced to the Second Round.

DSE CRITICAL COUNTDOWN ABSOLUTE PRESS CONFERENCE
06/16/2006
A press conference was held at the Dream Stage Entertainment office in Tokyo, Japan on June 15th to announce two single matches on the PRIDE Open Weight Grand Prix 2006 Second Round card, to be held at Saitama Super Arena on July 1st.

"CYBORG" SANTOS / NAKAMURA & BELFORT / TAKAHASHI
SET FOR JULY 2ND
06/15/2006
Two more non-tournament bouts have been added to PRIDE FIGHTING'S upcoming July 2nd event, CRITICAL COUNTDOWN ABSOLUTE 2006. Chute Boxe's Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos will make his PRIDE debut against Japanese judo superstar Kazuhiro Nakamura. In addition MMA veteran, Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort will be making his return to the ring after a one year hiatus to face the 37 year old Pancrase veteran, Yoshiki Takahashi.

OPEN WEIGHT GRAND PRIX PRESS CONFERENCE
06/14/2006
A 3-part press conference was held on June 8th and the Tokyo Prince Hotel and in the 2nd part, the for the PRIDE Open Weight Grand Prix 2006 Second Round event, to be held on July 1st at Saitama Super Arena, was announced. Hidehiko Yoshida and Kazuyuki Fujita were also present at the conference and spoke about their upcoming matches.

JOSH BARNETT POST FIGHT INTERVIEW
06/13/2006
Josh Barnett overcame and dominated in a tough fight where he showed his true strength against Alexander Emelianenko in the PRIDE Open Weight Grand Prix 2006 Opening Round, held on May 5th at the Osaka Dome. The source of Barnett's power was his "guts."

FUJI TV CANCELLATION PRESS CONFERENCE
06/13/2006
Nobuyuki Sakakibara, CEO of Dream Stage Entertainment, held a press conference on June 8th at the Tokyo Prince Hotel in front of 250 members of the press and 600 fans to address FUJI TV's cancellation of their PRIDE broadcasts.