PRIDE Total Elimination 2003 was a mixed martial arts event held by PRIDE Fighting Championships. It took place at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on August 10, 2003. This event was host to the quarterfinals of the 2003 PRIDE Middleweight Grand Prix tournament. The four winners in the quarterfinals advanced to the PRIDE Final Conflict 2003 event in November where both the semi-finals and the finals were contested on the same night.
- Emelianenko defeated Goodridge via TKO (soccer kicks and punches) at 1:09 of round 1.
- Liddell defeated Overeem via KO (punches) at 3:09 of round 1.
- Jackson defeated Bustamante via split decision.
- Nogueira defeated Rodriguez via unanimous decision.
- Filipović defeated Vovchanchyn via KO (head kick) at 1:29 of round 1.
- Yoshida defeated Tamura via submission (ezekiel choke) at 5:06 of round 1.
- Silva defeated Sakuraba via KO (punch) at 5:01 of round 1.
Pride 2003 Middleweight Grand Prix bracket