Pride Total Elimination 2003

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PRIDE Total Elimination 2003
A poster or logo for PRIDE Total Elimination 2003.
Promotion PRIDE
Date August 10, 2003
Venue Saitama Super Arena
City Saitama, Japan
Attendance 40,316
Event chronology
PRIDE 26: Bad to the Bone PRIDE Total Elimination 2003 PRIDE Bushido 1

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[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
 United States Chuck Liddell  KO
 Netherlands Alistair Overeem  3:09  
 United States Chuck Liddell  
     United States Quinton Jackson    
 United States Quinton Jackson  DEC
 Brazil Murilo Bustamante  20:00  
 Japan Hidehiko Yoshida  SUB
 Japan Kiyoshi Tamura  5:06  
 Brazil Wanderlei Silva  
     Japan Hidehiko Yoshida    
 Brazil Wanderlei Silva  KO
 Japan Kazushi Sakuraba  5:01  

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