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Pride Final Conflict Absolute

Pride Final Conflict Absolute
  • Sunday 09.10.2006
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View
  • Promotion: Pride FC
  • Ownership: Dream Stage Entertainment (DSE)
  • Venue: Saitama Super Arena
  • Location: Saitama, Japan
  • Enclosure: Ring
  • TV Announcers: Mauro Ranallo, Frank Trigg
  • Ring Announcer: Lenne Hardt, Kei Grant
  • MMA Bouts: 9
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Fight Card


  • Yuji Shimada
    Barnett vs. Filipović III (9)Silva vs. Filipović II (2)
  • Moritaka Oshiro
    Arona vs. Overeem (8)
  • Daisuke Noguchi
    Rua vs. Diabate (7)Kharitonov vs. Emelianenko (4)Barnett vs. Nogueira I (3)
  • Samio Kimura
    Nishijima vs. Santos (1)

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In one of the greatest and most famous events in the history of the Pride Fighting Championships, Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic solidified his place as an all-time great in the MMA history books by winning the 2006 Openweight Grand Prix in dominant fashion, finishing both Wanderlei Silva and Josh Barnett (for a third time) with strikes to earn the tournament championship.

The tournament performance was the crowning achievement of Filipovic’s career, and solidified his reputation as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world at the time.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:57 PM ET
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Videos & Highlights

    Highlight  |  Pride Absolute GP Highlight Video by Machinemen report dead link

    Machinemen gives us this video highlight reel of the three rounds of bouts at Pride's Absolute Grand Prix tournament from 2006.

  • Opening Ceremony  |  Pride Final Conflict Absolute Opening Ceremony Video report dead link

    The opening ceremony video to Pride Final Conflict Absolute, the conclusion of Pride FC's 2006 open weight grand prix tournament.

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