The September 10th PRIDE FINAL CONFLICT ABSOLUTE 2006 Final Round drew to a close with Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic's dramatic win. However, the MVP responsible for really setting the event on fire was Josh Barnett. Despite being covered in injuries after the event, Barnett was all smiles at the press conferences and in front of the media, showing that he is truly a professional. We went to speak with PRIDE's newest hero.
BUSHIDO SURVIVAL: THE FINALS PRESS CONFERENCE
A press conference was held at the Dream Stage Entertainment office in Aoyama, Tokyo on September 21st for the PRIDE Welterweight Grand Prix 2006 Final Round, to be held at Yokohama Arena on November 5th. Kazuo Misaki and Akihiro Gono, facing Paulo Filho and Denis Kang respectively, were present at the conference and promised a Japanese versus Japanese match in the Final Round.
HENDERSON TO FACE BELFORT AT REAL DEAL
PRIDE FIGHTING is proud to announce an additional bout for its first ever show on American soil, "THE REAL DEAL." The event will take place on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21st from the THOMAS & MACK CENTER in LAS VEGAS, NEVADA. Just added to the card: "DANGEROUS" DAN HENDERSON versus "THE PHENOM" VITOR BELFORT.
MIRKO CROCOP IS CROATIA'S NEWEST HERO
While the September 10th PRIDE FINAL CONFLICT ABSOLUTE 2006 was heating up Japan, PRIDE fever was taking over Croatia. The event was broadcast live via satellite in Croatia, the homeland of Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic.
Q & A: NOBUYUKI SAKAKIBARA /THE REAL DEAL PRESS CONFERENCE
A press conference was held at the Dream Stage Entertainment office in Aoyama, Tokyo on September 19th to announce additional cards for PRIDE 31 THE REAL DEAL, to be held at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 21st. This event will also be broadcast live via internet pay-per-view.
MISAKI/FILHO& KANG/GOUNO ANNOUNCED FOR BUSHIDO SURVIVAL: THE FINALS
Two more tournament bouts have been added to PRIDE FIGHTING'S upcoming November 12th event, BUSHIDO SURVIVAL: THE FINALS. Canadian Denis Kang is set to battle the colorful Akihiro Gouno aka DJ GOZMA. In addition, Team Grabaka's Kazuo Misaki will take on Brazililan Top Team's Paulo Filho.
BARNETT/NASTULA & HUNT/BUTTERBEAN ADDED TO THE REAL DEAL
PRIDE FIGHTING is proud to announce two additional bouts for its first ever show on American soil, "THE REAL DEAL." The event will take place on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21st at the THOMAS & MACK CENTER in LAS VEGAS, NEVADA.