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RAMPAGE RETURNS; FIRST TWO MATCHES ANNOUNCED FOR PRIDE FIGHTING’S FULLY LOADED
From Dream Stage Entertainment
September 21, 2005
TOKYO, Japan –
The first two matches have been announced for PRIDE FIGHTING’S upcoming event, FULLY LOADED, which is scheduled to premiere on North American pay per view on Monday, October 24th, 2005 at 10:00 pm ET, 7:00 pm PT.
Making his return will be Memphis, Tennessee native, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. After a tough loss in the first round of the middleweight tournament to eventual champion, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Jackson is looking to return to his winning ways and move back into title contention. In his path will be tough PRIDE veteran, Hirotaka Yokoi. This Japanese fighter boasts a record of 10-3 and gave Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira all he could handle in the first round of the heavyweight tournament in 2004.
Also announced is a match up pitting judo legend against judo legend as Japan’s Makoto Takimoto (Olympic gold medallist) takes on Korea’s Yoon Dong Sik under mixed martial arts rules.
Quinton Jackson vs. Hirotaka Yokoi Makoto Takimoto vs. Yoon Dong Sik
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Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (USA) vs. Hirotaka Yokoi (Japan)
Makoto Takimoto (Japan) vs. Yoon Dong Sik (Korea)
Additional matches to be announced soon.
Fight card subject to change.
FULLY LOADED premieres on North American pay per view via iNDEMAND, DIRECTV, DISH NETWORK, UrbanXtra, TVN1, VU!, and Viewer’s Choice Canada on Monday, October 24th, 2005 at 10:00 pm ET, 7:00 pm PT (including a countdown show at 9:30pm ET, 6:30pm PT).
For additional replay times, please contact your pay per view provider or pridefc.com.
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