In a surprising move, Pride’s Japanese site reports that actor Ken Kanenko will fight Krazy Horse Bennett in Pride. Kanenko is a big star in Japan from television and movies
The actor was confirmed by DSE to be fighting at Pride Shockwave, scheduled December 31st at the Saitama Super Arena. He will face American Charles “Crazy Horse” Bennett. Supposedly Kanenko has trained with Chute Boxe with his compatriot Kazushi Sakuraba.
The confirmation of Kaneko will give a boost to the card which will go head to head with K-1 who is featuring Royce Gracie on it’s card the same day. Here is the new updated card.
Hayato Sakurai vs Takanori Gomi
Murilo Bustamante vs Dan Henderson
Ricardo Arona vs Wanderlei Silva
Mark Hunt vs Mirko Cro Cop
Fedor Emelianenko vs. ‘Zuluzinho’
Hidehiko Yoshida vs. Naoya Ogawa
Makoto Takimoto vs Sanae Kikuta
Yuki Kondo vs Kazuhiro Nakamura
Fabricio Werdum vs Aleksander Emelianenko
TBA vs James Thompson
Kazushi Sakuraba vs Kiyoshi Tamura