On August 22nd, a press conference was held at the Dream Stage Entertainment office in Aoyama, Tokyo to announce additional matches for PRIDE FINAL CONFLICT ABSOLUTE, the Final Round of the Open Weight tournament, to be held on September 10th at Saitama Super Arena. Kazuhiro Nakamura and Yoshihiro "KISS" Nakao were present at the conference.
NAKAMURA/NAKAO & NISHIJIMA/SANTOS ADDED TO SEPT 10
A press conference was held on August 22nd at the Dream Stage Entertainment office in Aoyama Tokyo to announce two non-tournament match additions to the PRIDE FINAL CONFLICT ABSOLUTE 2006 event, the Final Round of the Open Weight Grand Prix, to be held on September 10th at the Saitama Super Arena.
FIGHT ORDER FOR SUNDAY'S BUSHIDO SURVIVAL
The official order of bouts for this Sunday's BUSHIDO SURVIVAL has been announced as the following:
MISAKI & GONO TRAIN FOR SUNDAY'S BUSHIDO SURVIVAL
Kazuo Misaki and Akihiro Gono held a public training session at the GRABKA Gym in Ochiai, Tokyo on August 23rd. Misaki and Gono will put advancement to the Welterweight Tournament Final Round on the line as they face Dan Henderson and Gegard Mousasi, respectively, at the August 26th BUSHIDO SURVIVAL 2nd ROUND, to be held in Nagoya's Rainbow Hall.
THE BADDEST MAN ON THE PLANET SIGNS WITH PRIDE
Last Saturday, the baddest man on the planet was a suprise guest at PRIDE FIGHTING'S press conference to announce his official signing with PRIDE. The boxing legend addressed the crowd saying that he will be participating in PRIDE sometime in the near future.
NAKAMURA/NAKAO & NISHIJIMA/SANTOS SET FOR SEPTEMBER
Two new bouts have been announced for the Final Conflict Absoulte on September 10th. In two fights. Kazahiro Nakamura will take on former Yoshihiro "Kiss" Nakao while Japanese bosing star, Yosuke Nishijima will try to score his first win over Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos from Chute Boxe.
HUNDREDS OF FANS SHOW UP FOR "PRIDE FIGHTING NIGHT" IN IRVINE
On August 19th, "PRIDE FIGHTING NIGHT" was held at the FOX SPORTS GRILL at the Spectrum in Irvine, California. An estimated five-hundred fans gathered to be a part of DREAM STAGE ENTERTAINMENT'S official announcement of their October 21st "REAL DEAL" event at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.