Pride Bushido 1

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PRIDE Bushido 1
Promotion PRIDE Fighting Championships
Date October 5, 2003
Venue Saitama Super Arena
City Saitama
Event chronology
PRIDE Total Elimination 2003 PRIDE Bushido 1 PRIDE Final Conflict 2003

PRIDE Bushido 1 was a mixed martial arts event held by the PRIDE Fighting Championships at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on October 5, 2003. The card was billed as Team Japan Vs. Team Gracie, with five bouts featuring a Japanese fighter represented by Hidehiko Yoshida and a member of the Gracie family represented by Royce Gracie. In the main event, Dos Caras, Jr. became the first Hispanic fighter to compete in Pride and the first to wear a lucha libre mask during a bout. He is now better known as WWE pro wrestler Alberto Del Rio.


Brennan defeated Mitsuoka via submission (kimura) at 4:31 of round 1.

There was a lengthy pause a couple of minutes into the fight when Brennan released an armbar, believing that Mitsuoka had tapped out. Confusion ensued amongst both camps and the officials, and with replays inconclusive, the fight was eventually restarted.

Arrab defeated Faverus via unanimous decision.
Kharitonov defeated Suttie via submission (armbar) at 2:25 of round 1.
Newton defeated Gracie via split decision.
Gracie defeated Mishima via unanimous decision.
Nakamura defeated Gracie via unanimous decision.
Gracie defeated Takase via unanimous decision.
Gracie defeated Hamanaka via TKO (soccer kicks) at 7:37 of round 1.
Rua defeated Shoji via KO (punches) at 3:47 of round 1.
Emelianenko defeated Silva via split decision.
Filipović defeated Rodriguez via KO (head kick) at 0:46 of round 1.

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