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.


Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Mirko Filipović def. Alberto Rodriguez KO (Head Kick) 1 0:46
Aleksander Emelianenko def. Assuerio Silva Decision (Split) 2 5:00
Mauricio Rua def. Akira Shoji KO (Punches) 1 3:47
Ryan Gracie def. Kazuhiro Hamanaka TKO (Soccer Kicks) 1 7:37
Rodrigo Gracie def. Daiju Takase Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Kazuhiro Nakamura def. Daniel Gracie Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Ralph Gracie def. Dokonjonosuke Mishima Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Carlos Newton def. Renzo Gracie Decision (Split) 2 5:00
Sergei Kharitonov def. Jason Suttie Submission (Armbar) 1 2:25
Chalid Arrab def. Rodney Glunder Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
Chris Brennan def. Eiji Mitsuoka Submission (Kimura) 1 4:31 [a]
  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.

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