- PRIDE ADDS TWO MORE MATCHES TO NEW YEARS EVE

November 15, 2005
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-MMAWeekly.com
MMAWeekly’s Scott Petersen reports from Japan that Pride has added two more matches to their card for their big New Years Eve show on December 31st.

Yuki Kondo will square off against Kazahiro Nakamura while Mokoto Takimoto takes on Sanae Kikuta. Kondo last fought in April as he lost to Igor Vovchanchin. Nakamura beat the same Vovchanchin in August.

Takimoto is 3-1 in MMA as he defeated Dong Sik Yoon by unanimous decision at PRIDE 30. His only loss came at the
hands of Kiyoshi Tamura by Unaminous Decision at PRIDE’s Critical Countdown in June. Kikuta,who has fought in Pancrase lately, is 24-6.

Here is how the latest card shapes up…

PRIDE FIGHTCARD:

Takanori Gomi (Japan) vs. Hayato “Mach” Sakurai (Japan)

(This bout is the final round of the lightweight BUSHIDO tournament)

Dan Henderson (USA) vs. Murilo Bustamante (Brazil)

(This bout is the final round of the welterweight BUSHIDO tournament)

Hidehiko Yoshida (Japan) vs. Naoya Ogawa (Japan)

Ricardo Arona (Brazil) vs Wanderlei Silva (Brazil)

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