Pride Shockwave 2005

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Pride Shockwave 2005
Promotion Pride Fighting Championships
Date December 31, 2005
Attendance 49,801
Venue Saitama Super Arena
City Saitama
Pay-per-view chronology
Pride 30 Fully Loaded Pride Shockwave 2005 Pride 31 Unbreakable

Pride Shockwave 2005 was a mixed martial arts event held by the Pride Fighting Championships at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on December 31, 2005. The event included the finals of the Pride Welterweight and Lightwent tournaments that began at Pride Bushido 9, a rematch between Wanderlei Silva and Ricardo Arona for the Pride Middleweight Championship, and a main event between Olympic judokas Naoya Ogawa and Hidehiko Yoshida.


Bennett defeated Kaneko via submission (armbar) at 4:14 of round 1.
Nakamura defeated Kondo via unanimous decision.
Thompson defeated Silva via TKO (punches) at 1:28 of round 1.
Kikuta defeated Takimoto via unanimous decision.
Emelianenko defeated Nastula via submission (rear-naked choke) at 8:45 of round 1.
Emelianenko defeated Martins via submission (punches) at 0:26 of round 1.
Henderson defeated Bustamante via split decision to become the first Pride Welterweight Champion.
Gomi defeated Sakurai via KO (punches) at 3:36 of round 1 to become the first Pride Lightweight Champion.
Sakuraba defeated Minowa via technical submission (kimura) at 9:59 of round 1.
Hunt defeated Filipović via split decision.
Silva defeated Arona via split decision to retain the Pride Middleweight Championship.
Yoshida defeated Ogawa via submission (armbar) at 6:04 of round 1. Both fighters were paid $2,000,000 for participating in this match, making it one of the highest-paying fights in MMA history.[1]

Welterweight Tournament Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Japan Akihiro Gono DEC
Brazil Daniel Acacio
Japan Akihiro Gono 7:58
United States Dan Henderson KO
United States Dan Henderson KO
Japan Ryo Chonan 0:22
United States Dan Henderson DEC
Brazil Murilo Bustamante
Japan Ikuhisa Minowa DEC
United States Phil Baroni
Japan Ikuhisa Minowa 0:52
Brazil Murilo Bustamante SUB
Brazil Murilo Bustamante SUB
Japan Masanori Suda 3:20

Lightweight Tournament Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Japan Hayato Sakurai TKO
United States Jens Pulver 8:56
Japan Hayato Sakurai DEC
Norway Joachim Hansen
Norway Joachim Hansen DEC
The Bahamas Yves Edwards 0:22
Japan Hayato Sakurai 3:56
Japan Takanori Gomi KO
Japan Takanori Gomi SUB
Japan Tatsuya Kawajiri 7:42
Japan Takanori Gomi DEC
Brazil Luiz Azeredo
Brazil Luiz Azeredo KO
Japan Naoyuki Kotani 0:11

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Japanese icon Yoshida retires with loss to protege Nakamura". USA Today. April 25, 2010. Retrieved 2013-01-14. 

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