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Pride Total Elimination 2003

Pride Total Elimination 2003
  • Sunday 08.10.2003
  • 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: Damon Perry, Bas Rutten
  • Ring Announcer: Lenne Hardt, Kei Grant
  • Attendance: 35,000
  • MMA Bouts: 7
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Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Referees

  • Minoru Toyonaga
    Liddell vs. Overeem (2)
  • Daisuke Noguchi
    Emelianenko vs. Goodridge (1)

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In one of the most popular tournaments in MMA history, Pride Total Elimination 2003 featured a middleweight (205lbs.) tournament pitting Pride’s biggest stars against one another in a single-elimination format. In the Quarterfinals, UFC superstar Chuck Liddell, Quinton Jackson, Hidehiko Yoshida, and Wanderlei Silva all earned victories and spots at Final Conflict 2003.


In other action, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira won a controversial decision over Ricco Rodriguez after being controlled on the ground for most of the fight, while Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic earned the biggest win to date of his career by knocking out Igor Vovchanchyn with a head kick in the first round.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:56 PM ET
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