Archive for the ‘Pride’ Category

Lyoto Machida vs Rich Franklin

February 2, 2009

Before either of them made their way to the UFC, “Ace” and “The Dragon” squared off at Antonio Inoki’s year-end MMA show in 2003.


Mark “The Hammer” Coleman Highlight!

January 18, 2009

I for one, being an old school MMA fan, hate it when newcomers try and take the old pioneer’s nicknames! So, sorry Patrick Cote, but Don Frye is “The Predator” in my book, and Matt Hammill, no offense, but Mark Coleman is and will forever be “The Hammer” to me!

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs Murilo “Ninja” Rua

December 13, 2008

Coming off his second loss to Wanderlei Silva, the Tennessee brawler got a slightly smaller but no less agressive foe from the Chute Boxe Academy to battle. The results were, by Rampage’s own admission, controversial..

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Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira Epic Highlight

December 3, 2008

One of the greatest fighters (and certainly Heavyweights) of all time, Big Nog embodies the warrior spirit, and this highlight has loads of his talent and heart on display. Definitely worth a look.

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

December 3, 2008

One of the most celebrated chapters in the rivalry between powerhouse Brazilian fight camps Chute Boxe Academy and Brazilian Top Team, “Minotoro” and the young phenom went to war to determine who would advance in the 2005 Pride Middleweight Grand Prix. The result was one of the most incredible fights in MMA history.

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Quentin “Rampage” Jackson Highlight!

December 2, 2008

Another one of my personal favorites, “Rampage” Jackson! The highlight is a little repetitive, but lets face it, Rampage highlights are worth seeing again and again!!

Fedor Emelianenko vs Tim Sylvia

December 2, 2008

The much-publicized clash between the former UFC and Pride Heavyweight champions.

Shinya Aoki Grappling/MMA Highlight

December 2, 2008

A look into the grappling prowess of one of MMA’s Jiu-Jitsu wizards, Shinya Aoki.

Wanderlei Silva vs Kazuyuki Fujita

December 1, 2008

The brutal showdown between “Ironhead” and “The Axe Murderer” at Pride Critical Countdown Absolute in 2006!! Not for the faint of heart..