by MMAWeekly.com Staff
Pride 30 will be on October 23rd at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan and will be a commerative show. As DSE President, Sakakibara said it will have a “starting over” theme. Sakakibara went on to say that Pride wants to give fighters who want to make a comeback an opportunity in this show. And, he mentioned Wanderlei Silva and Sakuraba as possible fighters on the show.
He also said that Josh Barnett is one of the candidates to fight that night. The big question is, will he get his rematch against Cro Cop at Pride 30? According to, Pres. Sakakibara it’s not finalized yet. If Barnett fights on Oct. 23rd it will be decided with New Japan Pro Wrestling, who Barnett works for.