Pride 17

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Pride 17
Promotion Pride Fighting Championships
Date November 3, 2001
Venue Tokyo Dome
City Tokyo
Event chronology
Pride 16 Pride 17 Pride 18

Pride 17: Championship Chaos was a mixed martial arts event held by the Pride Fighting Championships. It took place at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan on November 3, 2001. This event also saw the crowning of the first Pride FC Heavyweight and Middleweight champions. It also marked the debut of future PRIDE champion Mirko Filipović.


Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Middleweight Wanderlei Silva def. Kazushi Sakuraba TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 1 10:00 [a]
Heavyweight Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira def. Heath Herring Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00 [b]
Mario Sperry def. Igor Vovchanchyn Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 1 2:52
Semmy Schilt def. Masaaki Satake TKO (Front Kick and Punches) 1 2:18
Dan Henderson def. Murilo Rua Decision (Split) 3 5:00
Quinton Jackson def. Yuki Ishikawa KO (Punches) 1 1:52
Renzo Gracie def. Michiyoshi Ohara Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Pride vs. K-1 Rules bouts
Mirko Filipović vs. Nobuhiko Takada Draw 5 3:00
Tom Erikson def. Matt Skelton Submission (Strangle Choke) 1 1:51
  1. ^ For The Pride Fighting Championship World Middleweight Championship. Sakuraba suffered a broken collarbone after being slammed by Silva.
  2. ^ For The Pride Fighting Championship World Heavyweight Championship.

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