May 9, 2000
May 9, 2000
THE PRIDE PREMIERE PARTY
The Fighting World’s Best Make History
HOLLYWOOD, CA—Pride, the most prestigious name in mixed martial arts competition is making a name for itself in the United States. This exclusive premiere party, hosted by none other than the "Voice of the Octagon," Mr. Bruce Buffer, gathered top film and television executives along with the fighting world’s elite to promote and celebrate the return of mixed martial arts to mainstream pay-per-view. With the upcoming broadcast of the Pride Fighting Championship 2000 from Tokyo on May 13th all fight fans have reason to celebrate as reality fighting, dormant to most of the United States for the last few years, returns with a determination and vengeance characteristic to the sport’s greatest champions. Celebrities, fighters, and legends in attendance included:
This historic premiere party insures the future development of the sport of reality fighting and brings it the class, respect, and exposure it deserves in the United States.
Jointly celebrated in this party was the opening of Dream Stage Entertainment USA.