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Wednesday, Feb 19, 2003


From Koichi "Booker K" Kawasaki:


DSE/PRIDE has released all match-ups for PRIDE.25 as follows:

Newly announced:

  • Kazushi Sakuraba (Japan/Takada Dojo)
    Nino "Elvis" Schembri (Brazil/Gracie Barra)

  • Alexander Otsuka (Japan/AODC)
    Kenichi Yamamoto (Japan/Free)

  • Carlos Newton (British Virgin Islands/Warrior Martial Arts Center)
    Anderson Silva (Brazil/Chute Boxe Academy)

  • Akira Shoji (Japan/Free)
    Alex Stiebling (USA/I.F.Academy)

Already announced:

  • Quinton "Rampage" Jackson (USA/Team Punishment)
    Kevin Randleman (USA/Hammer House)

  • Dan Henderson (USA/Team Quest)
    Shungo Oyama (Japan/Free)

  • PRIDE heavy weight championship
    Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (Brazil/Brazilian Top Team)
    Emelianenko Fedor (Russia/Russian Top Team)

  • Rogerio "Minotoro" Nogueira (Brazil/Brazilian Top Team)
    Kazuhiro Nakamura (Japan/Yoshida Dojo)

DATE: March 16th, 2003
OPEN: 3:30 PM START 5:00 PM
PLACE: Yokohama Arena

The February 2003 issue of FCF is here!

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In this issue…

UCC 12: Adrenaline – Duane Ludwig Bangs out a shocking victory

Duane "Bang" Ludwig – Meet the man who beat the man

Smashing Machine a Smashing Hit: MMA Documentary a Winner for HBO – Mark Kerr The Movie Next?

The State of California MMA – Get the latest on the legislation of the sport in the Golden State.

Randy Couture: Thoughts of a Champion – FCF checks in with "The Natural."

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Reaches Chute BoxeCristiano Marcelo unites ground finesse with guts and stand-up aggressiveness.

Pele – Looking for a New Vale-Tudo Team.

A 99% Trash-Talk Free Preview of UFC 41: Onslaught.

This month’s SHOOTO Report covers the January 24th show at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

Mass Destruction X MMA action in Massachusetts.

Korean Promoters go to Brazil to visit with the Chute Boxe Team as Korea Prepares to venture into NHB.

ICC Raises the Bar in Minnesota with Debut Show – Horn beats Fulton in main event.

Jorge Gurgel – Rising Lightweight Finds Second Home.

ADCC 2003 Brazilian Trials produces some surprises in Rio de Janeiro.

UK MMA – The Road Ahead Those in the know on the UK MMA scene discuss the future of the sport.

Ultimate Ring Challenge 3.

International Coliseum Championship held in Parana, Brazil.

Former AMC Pankration strength & conditioning coach Mark Ginther’s latest article on Body Builder Or Athlete.

Bas Rutten BioFile: The "Handsome One" is always good for a few laughs.

Fight fans make their picks for UFC 41.

In our monthly columns…
In Matt Hume‘s techniques, Matt Hume & Ivan Salaverry demonstrate a Standing Neck Crank; and in the Punchers Corner, champion kickboxer Derek Panza discusses The Importance of Body Shots.

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