Pride 1

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Pride 1
A poster or logo for Pride 1.
Information
Promotion Pride Fighting Championships
Date October 11, 1997
Venue Tokyo Dome
City Japan Tokyo, Japan
Attendance 47,860
Event chronology
Pride 1 Pride 2

Pride 1 was the first mixed martial arts event held by KRS-Pride (later renamed Pride Fighting Championships). It took place at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan on October 11, 1997 and attracted a crowd of 47,860 spectators.

In addition to the MMA bouts, there was one kickboxing bout between K-1 Grand Prix Champion Branko Cikatić and Ralph White. The English language commentary for this event was provided by Stephen Quadros and Bas Rutten.

Results[edit]

Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Rickson Gracie def. Nobuhiko Takada Submission (armbar) 1 4:47
Kimo Leopoldo vs. Dan Severn Draw (time expired) 1 30:00
Branko Cikatic vs. Ralph White No Contest 1 1:52 [a]
Koji Kitao def. Nathan Jones Submission (keylock) 1 2:14
Renzo Gracie vs. Akira Shoji Draw (time expired) 3 10:00
Gary Goodridge def. Oleg Taktarov KO (punch) 1 4:57
Kazunari Murakami def. John Dixson Submission (armbar) 1 1:34
  1. ^ Kickboxing bout. Cikatic kicked White while on the ground.


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