Press Release
PRIDE Fighting and DIRECTV present your “Last Chance” to see the historical 2005 middleweight tournament! Premiering November 21st, this last chance promotion runs until November 28th on All Day Ticket (6:00am ET to 6:00pm ET) on Channel 122.

PRIDE FIGHTING’S 2005 Middleweight Grand Prix Tournament spanned three events … TOTAL ELIMINATION (opening round), CRITICAL COUNTDOWN (Second Round) and FINAL CONFLICT (Semi-Finals and Finals). Featuring a collection of some of the world’s elite middleweights (including Wanderlei Silva, Kazushi Sakuraba, Quinton Jackson, and Shogun Rua), DIRECTV’s “Last Chance” features all of the tournament bouts from these events.

Wanderlei Silva (Brazil) Kazushi Sakuraba (Japan) “Shogun” Rua (Brazil) Yuki Kondo (Japan)

Rogerio Nogueira (Brazil) K. Nakamura (Japan) I. Vovchanchyn (Ukraine) Hidehiko Yoshida (Japan)

Quinton Jackson (USA) Dan Henderson (USA) Yoon Dong Sik (Korea) Dean Lister (USA)

Kevin Randleman (USA) Vitor Belfort (Brazil) Alistair Overeem (Holland) Ricardo Arona (Brazil)

Tournament Matches:

(Shown in order from first to last)

Kevin Randleman (USA) vs. Kazuhiro Nakamura (Japan)

Dean Lister (USA) vs. Ricardo Arona (Brazil)

Igor Vovchanchyn (Ukraine) vs. Yuki Kondo (Japan)

Vitor Belfort (Brazil) vs. Alistair Overeem (Holland)

Dan Henderson (USA) vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (Brazil)

Kazushi Sakuraba (Japan) vs. Yoon Dong Sik (Korea)

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (USA) vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (Brazil)

Wanderlei Silva (Brazil) vs. Hidehiko Yoshida (Japan)

(Also featured will be the Quarter Finals, Semi Finals, and Finals of the Tournament)

This is your last chance to check out PRIDE Fighting’s 2005 Middleweight Tournament! Sixteen fighters began, only one will be champion! This last chance opportunity is available from November 21st to November 28th on ALL DAY TICKET. Don’t miss all the knockouts, slams, and submissions, as the world’s biggest and best mixed martial artists go head to head!

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