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Pride Final Conflict 2003

Pride Final Conflict 2003
  • Sunday 11.09.2003
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View
  • Promotion: Pride FC
  • Ownership: Dream Stage Entertainment (DSE)
  • Venue: Tokyo Dome
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Enclosure: Ring
  • TV Announcers: Damon Perry, Bas Rutten
  • Attendance: 53,000
  • MMA Bouts: 8
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts


  • Yuji Shimada
    Silva vs. Jackson I (8)Nogueira vs. Filipović (7)Silva vs. Yoshida I (3)
  • Daisuke Noguchi
    Sakuraba vs. Randleman (6)Jackson vs. Liddell I (2)
  • Minoru Toyonaga
    Henderson vs. Bustamante I (4)Goodridge vs. Bobish (1)

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After the Quarterfinals of the first-ever Pride Middleweight Tournament kicked off three months earlier, Pride Final Conflict 2003 played host to both the Semifinals and Finals of the tournament. In the Semifinals, Quinton Jackson upset UFC fighter Chuck Liddell by dominating him en route to a TKO in the second round, while Wanderlei Silva punished Hidehiko Yoshida en route to a Unanimous Decision verdict.

In the tournament Finals, Wanderlei Silva defeated rival Quinton Jackson by TKO due to repeated knee strikes from the clinch, earning the 2003 Middleweight Tournament Championship to go along with his coveted Pride Middleweight Championship. After the tournament, Silva was widely considered to be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:56 PM ET
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Videos & Highlights

    Highlight  |  Pride Grand Prix 2003 Highlight Video by Machinemen report dead link

    MMA underground video maker Machinemen recaps all three elimination rounds of the 2003 Pride Middleweight Grand Prix tournament, featuring live tournament footage.

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