PRIDE FC

2005 Middleweight Grand Prix Tournament - 2nd Round

Results

June 26, 2005

Saitama Super Arena

Saitama, Japan

 

 

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All bouts were scheduled for three rounds: first round - 10 minutes, second and third rounds were five

minutes each.

 

Translated from Sportsnavi:

Fight 1 - Heavyweight Bout

Sergei Kharitonov wins by knockout at 2:02 of the first round over Pedro Rizzo

 

Fight 2 - Middleweight GP Tournament Bout

Mauricio "Shogun" Rua wins a unanimous decision (3-0) over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

 

Fight 3 - Middleweight GP Tournament Bout

Alistair Overeem wins by submission (guillotine choke) at 1:20 of the first round over Igor Vovchanchyn

 

Fight 4 - Heavyweight Bout

Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic wins by KO (kick to midsection) at 3:53 of the 1st round over Ibragim Magomedov

 

Fight 5 - Middleweight Bout

Kiyoshi Tamura wins a unanimous decision (3-0) over Makoto Takimoto

 

Fight 6 - Heavyweight Bout

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira wins by TKO (ref stoppage) at 8:38 of the first round over Pawel Nastula

 

Fight 7 - Middleweight GP Tournament Bout

Ricardo Arona wins by second round TKO (doctor stoppage at end of 2nd Rd.) over Kazushi Sakuraba

 

Fight 8 - Middleweight GP Tournament Bout

Wanderlei Silva wins by  knockout at 5:24 of the first round over Kazuhiro Nakamura

 

 

Notes:

- Mauricio "Shogun" Rua, Alistair Overeem, Ricardo Arona and Wanderlei Silva all advance to the

  semi-final round of the 2005 middleweight Grand Prix tournament.

 

- Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic vs. Fedor Emelianenko was officially announced for August 28th (2005)

 

 

 

 

(6/26/05)