1999 in Pride FC

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1999 in Pride FC
Information
First date April 29, 1999
Last date November 21, 1999
Events
Total events 4
Fights
Total fights 28
Chronology

1998 in Pride 1999 in Pride FC 2000 in Pride

The year 1999 is the 3rd year in the history of the Pride Fighting Championships, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan. 1999 had 4 events beginning with, Pride 5.

Debut Pride FC fighters[edit]

The following fighters fought their first Pride FC fight in 1999:

Events list[edit]

# Event Japanese name Date held Venue City Attendance
8 Pride 8 N/A November 21, 1999 Ariake Coliseum Tokyo, Japan N/A
7 Pride 7 N/A September 12, 1999 Yokohama Arena Yokohama, Japan 10,031
6 Pride 6 N/A July 4, 1999 Yokohama Arena Yokohama, Japan N/A
5 Pride 5 N/A April 29, 1999 Nagoya Rainbow Hall Nagoya, Japan N/A

Pride 5[edit]

Pride 5
Information
Promotion Pride Fighting Championships
Date April 29, 1999
Venue Nippon Gaishi Hall
City Nagoya
Event chronology

Pride 4 Pride 5 Pride 6

Pride 5[1] was an event held on April 29, 1999, at The Nagoya Rainbow Hall in Nagoya, Japan.

Results[edit]

Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Japan Nobuhiko Takada def. United States Mark Coleman Submission (heel hook) 2 1:44 [a]
Japan Kazushi Sakuraba def. Brazil Vitor Belfort Decision (unanimous) 2 10:00
United States Enson Inoue def. Japan Soichi Nishida Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 0:24
Ukraine Igor Vovchanchyn def. Japan Akira Shoji Decision (unanimous) 2 10:00
Brazil Francisco Bueno def. Japan Satoshi Honma TKO (punches) 1 4:59
United States Egan Inoue def. Japan Minoru Toyonaga TKO (punches) 1 5:53
  1. ^ Acknowledged by Coleman to have been a worked fight.[2]


Pride 6[edit]

Pride 6
Information
Promotion Pride Fighting Championships
Date July 4, 1999
Venue Yokohama Arena
City Yokohama
Event chronology

Pride 5 Pride 6 Pride 7

Pride 6[3] was an event held on July 4, 1999, at The Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan.

Results[edit]

Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
United States Mark Kerr def. Japan Nobuhiko Takada Submission (kimura) 1 3:04
Japan Kazushi Sakuraba def. Brazil Ebenezer Fontes Braga Submission (armbar) 1 9:23
Japan Naoya Ogawa def. Trinidad and Tobago Gary Goodridge Submission (keylock) 2 0:36
Japan Akira Shoji def. United States Guy Mezger Decision (split) 3 5:00
Japan Hiroki Kurosawa def. Japan Nobuaki Kakuda Decision 5 3:00 [a]
Ukraine Igor Vovchanchyn def. Brazil Carlos Barreto Decision (split) 3 5:00
Canada Carlos Newton def. Japan Daijiro Matsui Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00
United States Carl Malenko def. United States Egan Inoue Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00


Pride 7[edit]

Pride 7
Information
Promotion Pride Fighting Championships
Date September 12, 1999
Venue Yokohama Arena
City Yokohama
Attendance 10,031
Event chronology

Pride 6 Pride 7 Pride 8

Pride 7[4] was an event held on September 12, 1999, at The Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan.

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Japan Daijiro Matsui def. Netherlands Bob Schrijber DQ (illegal kick) 1 10:00 [a]
Brazil Wanderlei Silva def. United States Carl Malenko Decision (unanimous) 2 10:00
United States Maurice Smith def. Croatia Branko Cikatic Submission (forearm choke) 1 7:33
Japan Akira Shoji def. United States Larry Parker Decision (unanimous) 3 5:00
Japan Kazushi Sakuraba def. United States Anthony Macias Submission (armbar) 2 2:30
Ukraine Igor Vovchanchyn vs. United States Mark Kerr No Contest 2 4:36 [b]
Grappling match
United States Enson Inoue def. Tonga Tully Kulihaapai Submission (armbar) 1 1:15
Pro wrestling match
Japan Nobuhiko Takada def. Japan Alexander Otsuka TKO 2 1:32
  1. ^ Matsui defeated Schrijber via DQ (illegal kick) at 10:00 of round 1. Schrijber delivered an axe kick to the back of Matsui's head after the bell.
  2. ^ Initially ruled a win for Vovchanchyn, the result was changed to a "no contest" due to illegal knee strikes by Vovchanchyn.


Pride 8[edit]

Pride 8
Information
Promotion Pride Fighting Championships
Date November 21, 1999
Venue Ariake Coliseum
City Tokyo
Event chronology

Pride 7 Pride 8 Pride: Grand Prix 2000 - Opening Round

Pride 8[5] was an event held on November 21, 1999, at The Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan.

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Brazil Wanderlei Silva def. Japan Daijiro Matsui Unanimous Decision 2 10:00
United States Frank Trigg def. Brazil Fabiano Iha TKO (Punches) 1 5:00
Brazil Allan Goes def. United States Carl Malenko Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 1 9:16
United States Mark Coleman def. Brazil Ricardo Morais Unanimous Decision 2 10:00
United States Tom Erikson def. Trinidad and Tobago Gary Goodridge Unanimous Decision 2 10:00
Ukraine Igor Vovchanchyn def. Brazil Francisco Bueno KO (Punch) 1 1:23
Brazil Renzo Gracie def. Japan Alexander Otsuka Unanimous Decision 2 10:00
Japan Kazushi Sakuraba def. Brazil Royler Gracie Technical Submission (Kimura) 2 13:16 [a]
  1. ^ This marked the first time a member of the Gracie Family had been defeated in a mixed martial arts bout.


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pride 5". Sherdog. Archived from the original on August 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Mark Coleman: Bottom Line, I Can Still Fight". Fightday.com. 2010-02-01. 
  3. ^ "Pride 6". Sherdog. Archived from the original on August 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Pride 7". Sherdog. Archived from the original on August 27, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Pride 8". Sherdog. Archived from the original on August 27, 2013.