|1997 in Pride FC|
|First date||October 11, 1997|
|Last date||October 11, 1997|
The year 1997 is the 1st year in the history of the Pride Fighting Championships, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan. 1997 had only 1 event, Pride 1.
Debut Pride FC fighters
Given that this is Pride FC's debut year, all fighters are also participating in their debut Pride FC fight.
Pride 1 was an inaugural event held on October 11, 1997, at The Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.
In addition to the MMA bouts, there was one kickboxing bout between K-1 Grand Prix Champion Branko Cikatić and Ralph White. The English language commentary for this event was provided by Stephen Quadros and Bas Rutten.
- ^ Kickboxing bout. Cikatic kicked White while on the ground.