PRIDE Heavyweight Champion Fedor Emelianenko traveled to Korea on August 28th for four days. Emelianenko was been selected as an image character in the martial arts game RFC (Real Fighting Championship), developed by Korean video game maker Cykan Entertainment.
HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP FEDOR VISITS KOREA'S LOTTE WORLD
Fedor Emelianenko arrived at Korea's Incheon International Airport on August 28th. Emelianenko is extremely popular in Korea and was met at the airport by more than 100 fans, in addition 50 members of the mass media from five television stations, newspapers and martial arts magazines.
JOSH BARNETT INTRODUCES PRIDEFC TRADING CARDS
Just days after the spectacular performance that earned him 2nd Place in the September 10th PRIDE FINAL CONFLICT ABSOLUTE 2006, Josh Barnett appeared as a guest speaker at a publicity event for toy manufacturer Broccoli, Inc. on September 13th in the famous Tokyo club, Velfarre.
NOBUYUKI SAKAKIBARA COMMENTS ON CROCOP'S WIN AND OCT 21ST'S: THE REAL DEAL
Dream Stage Entertainment CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara responded to media questions following the September 11th post-PRIDE FINAL CONFLICT ABSOLUTE 2006 press conference held at a Tokyo hotel. Sakakibara commented on Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic's future schedule and the October Last Vegas event.
VANCOUVER'S DENIS KANG MAKES HIS MARK IN PRIDE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Denis Kang's fighting career began eight years ago at an unsanctioned bare knuckles event at a warehouse in east Richmond, B.C. Now the mixed martial arts fighter is a marquee name in Japan and South Korea, a pay-per-view star elsewhere.
POST OWGP PRESS CONFERENCE IN TOKYO
A press conference was held on September 11th in a Tokyo hotel, a day after the Final Round of PRIDE FINAL CONFLICT ABSOLUTE 2006 in which Mirko "Cro Cop" won an emotionally victory to become the 1st PRIDE Open Weight Champion. Filipovic and Josh Barnett, who took 2nd place, took the stage in front of a large crowd of people, including domestic and foreign press and 110 PRIDE fans.