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Monday, Mar 03, 2003

Deep Results

DEEP Results
By Mark Ginther

Deep 8th Impact
Held March 4, 2003
Korakuen Hall – Tokyo, Japan

  • Taisho def. Masahi Kameda – unanimous decision
  • Koji Takeuchi vs. Tashiro Nishiguchi – Draw
  • Hidetada Irie vs. Max Miyazawa – Draw
  • Osami Shibuya vs. Yasuhito Namekawa – Draw
  • Dokonjyonosuke Mishima def. Fabio Mello – unanimous decision
  • Hayato Sakurai def. Ryuki Ueyama – unanimous decision

From Bender/Helper Impact (DSE rep):

PRIDE FC Body Blow Card
Heavyweight Champ Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
to Defend His Title in PRIDE 25

Los Angeles, CA – March 4, 2003 – PRIDE Fighting Championships has announced seven of the eight exciting bouts for PRIDE FC Body Blow. The event, scheduled to take place in the Marin Yokohama Area on March 16th, will showcase the highly anticipated PRIDE Heavy Weight Championship bout between Antonio Rodorigo Nogueira and Emelianenko Fedor. In addition to the title match, Kazuhiro Nakamura makes his PRIDE FC debut against Rogerio Nogueira.

"We are thrilled to be starting off the year with the PRIDE FC Heavyweight Championship match," said Yukino Kanda, PRIDE FC’s Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Talent Relations. "Nogueira and Fedor are both exhilarating fighters to watch."

The confirmed event card to date is:

  • Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (Brazil) vs. Emelianenko Fedor (Russia)
  • Dan Henderson (USA) vs. Shungo Oyama (Japan)
  • Kazushi Sakuraba (Japan) vs. Nino "Elvis" Schembri (Brazil)
  • Rogerio Nogueira (Brazil) vs. Kazuhiro Nakamura (Japan)
  • Kenichi Yamamoto (Japan) vs. Alexander Otsuka (Japan)
  • Carlos Newton (Canada) vs. Anderson Silva (Brazil)
  • Alex Stiebling (USA) vs. Akira Shoji (Japan)
  • Quinton Jackson (USA) vs. Kevin Randleman (USA)

Event Information:
PPV PREMIERE DATE: March 16, 2003


PPV (North America): March 16th 9:00 pm EST, 6:00 pm PST on DIRECTV, DishNetwork, Bell ExpressVu, Viewer’s Choice Canada
PPV (Japan): March 16th Live on SkyPerfecTV
PLACE: Marin Yokoama Arena (Yokoama, Kanagawa-Pref., Japan)
PPV Price: $29.95

*Please note that the fight card is subject to change

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