PRIDE 33 "Second Coming" Live Play-by-Play
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Feb 24, 2007

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Joachim Hansen (Pictures) vs. Jason Ireland (Pictures)
Round 1
Hansen gets the action started with a low kick. Ireland takes the bout to the floor with a takedown. Hansen is back on his feet. The bout is stopped to fix some tape on Hansen's glove. Back to the fight. Hansen takes Ireland down after a sloppy punch exchange. Hansen moves to mount then takes Ireland's back. Hansen working for the choke. Ireland is defending well. Hansen now looks for an arm, but Ireland feels it coming and escapes to his feet. Another takedown for Hansen. He immediately moves to the American's back. Ireland escapes to his feet and scores with some punches before the bell sounds to end the round. Sherdog.com scores the first frame 10-9 for Hansen.

Round 2
Ireland fires a head kick that misses. Hansen answers with a head kick of his own. Hansen lands a right hand that stuns Ireland. Jansen teeing off with knees to the head and punches from the Thai-clinch. Ireland weathers the storm and lands a low kick. Hansen takes the fight to the canvas with a body lock takedown. Ireland working for a Kimura from the bottom. Ireland gives up the arm. Hansen mounts. The American turns his back to avoid punishment. Hansen calmly strikes the head and body. Hansen spins for an armbar. He has it secured but can't break the American's grip. Hansen hammer strikes Ireland for the last 10 seconds of the round. Hansen takes round two 10-9 on the Sherdog.com scorecard.

Round 3
Hansen scores with a leg kick before a busted-up-looking Ireland gets a double-leg takedown. Hansen working for a triangle from the bottom. He pushes the head down and Ireland appears to be in trouble. Hansen switches for an arm, and after a brief struggle, forces a tapout at 2:33 of the third round.

Kazuo Misaki (Pictures) vs. Frank Trigg (Pictures)
Round 1
Trigg shoots but Misaki has none of it. Trigg fights for and eventually wills Misaki to the mat. Trigg working from side-control. Misaki tries to sweep but Trigg moves to his back. Trigg peppering Misaki with punches from the back. Trigg controls Misaki's wrist and looks for a choke. Misaki illegally holds Trigg's gloves, which goes unnoticed by referee Yuji Shimada. Sherdog.com scores the round 10-9 for Trigg.

Round 2
Trigg quickly rips Misaki to the ground. Trigg all over Misaki here. Trigg moves to side then takes Misaki's back again. Misaki escapes to his feet. Trigg looks tired. Misaki lands a straight right. Misaki finds his rage with punches but Trigg again scores with a takedown. Trigg lands some solid ground and pound. Trigg quickly rips Misaki to the ground. Trigg all over Misaki here. Trigg moves to side then takes Misaki's back again. Misaki escapes to his feet. Trigg looks tired. Misaki lands a straight right. Sherdog.com scores the round 10-9 for Trigg.

Round 3
Trigg starts round three with yet another takedown. Trigg passes Misaki's guard and is now controlling from the side. Trigg moves to his opponent's back. Misaki back to his feet. Misaki takes flight with a knee but can't find his range. Trigg with another double-leg takedown. Thirty seconds remain in a fight completely dominated by Frank Trigg. Sherdog.com scores the round 10-9 for Trigg. It's official, 30-27 on all three cards. Trigg takes home the win in an impressive performance.

Travis Wiuff (Pictures) vs. James Lee
Round 1
James Lee catches Wiuff with a right hand that stuns the UFC veteran. He jumps to guard with a guillotine and forces a tap at :39 seconds of the first round. Impressive PRIDE debut for James Lee.

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (Pictures) vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou (Pictures)
Round 1
Sokoudjou fires a low kick and a head kick. Sokoudjou knocks Nogueira out cold with a left hand :23 seconds into the fight. He pounced on the downed Brazilian and lands two extra shots for good measure. Nogueira looks surprised as he exits the ring.

Hayato Sakurai (Pictures) vs. Mac Danzig (Pictures)
Round 1
Sakurai lands a left hand. Sakurai teeing off with puches. The Japanese fighter lands a crushing body shot. Danzig looks completely out-classed and undersized early in the round. Danzig tries to throw Sakurai but "Mach" lands on top. Danzig works from the rubber guard with one minute left in the first frame. The fighters are both back on their feet. Amazing Judo throw from Sakurai plants Danzig on his face. Sherdog.com scores the first round 10-9 for Sakurai.

Round 2
Sakurai trips Danzig to the mat. Sakurai stands up and invites Danzig to follow. Straight left to the body lands for Sakurai. Sakurai lands a low kick that nearly sweeps Danzig off his feet. Another low kick from Sakurai. Danzig lands a right hand. Sakurai scores with a right hand that puts Danzig out at 4:01 of the second round. Impressive knockout victory for Hayato "Mach" Sakurai.

Sergei Kharitonov (Pictures) vs. Michael Russow (Pictures)
Round 1
Russow shoots but Kharitonov defends. Russow lands a right hand. And another. Kharitonov held the ropes to avoid a takedown. Kharitonov lands a uppercut. Russow lands another right hand. Russow catches a low kick and takes the Russian to the canvas. Russow mounts Kharitonov. Kharitonov escaped to his feet but was slammed back to the mat. Sergei Kharitonov submits Russow with an armbar from the bottom at 3:46 of the first round. Russow rightfully complains that the Russian was holding his glove while he was trying to escape.

Mauricio Rua (Pictures) vs. Alistair Overeem (Pictures)
Round 1
Overeem lands a knee to the body. Rua tries to take the fight to the ground but Overeem defends. Strong inside low kick lands for Overeem. Rua turns his back and drags Overeem to the ground in a Kimura. Overeem escapes. Rua scores a takedown. "Shogun" working from Overeem's guard. Rua stands up and lunges in with a right hand that knocks out Overeem at 3:37 of the first round. After the bout, Rua says in English "I love America!"

Nick Diaz (Pictures) vs. Takanori Gomi (Pictures)
Round 1
The action starts furious. Diaz goes for a standing Kimura that is nearly countered with an armbar by Gomi. Gomi now working from Diaz's guard in the center of the ring. Diaz moves his guard high and looks for a triangle. Gomi stands up and is followed by Diaz. Gomi rocks Diaz with a punch. Diaz falls but recovers. Diaz finds his rage and lands several unanswered punches. Unbelievable action in the opening round. The fighters continue to trade punches. Diaz getting the best of the exchanges now. The first round ends with Gomi exhausted. Sherdog.com scores the first round 10-9 for Diaz. This may have been one of the finest rounds of PRIDE action ever.

Round 2
Diaz comes out boxing behind his jab in round 2. Diaz is cut. The cut is under Nick's right eye. It appears to be severe. Gomi sores a double leg takedown. Diaz slaps on a gogoplata and forces a tap. INCREDIBLE fight! Diaz slapped on the hold just seconds after the takedown.

Wanderlei Silva (Pictures) vs. Dan Henderson (Pictures)
Round 1
Henderson slips while loading up with his right hand. Silva working from Henderson's half-guard. Referee Yuji Shimada calls for action. Henderson works back to butterfly guard. The fight is restarted to standing. Silva unloads with a flurry. Henderson answers with wild punches of his own. Silva strongly checks a Henderson low kick. Henderson finds his range with 2 right hands. Henderson getting the best of the exchanges. Silva looks slow tonight. Silva rocks Henderson with a few punches but Dan answers right back. Sherdog.com scores the first round 10-9 for Henderson.

Round 2
Henderson swings for the fences with a right hand. Silva slips and Henderson knees Silva in the head twice. Dan now working from Silva's closed guard after taking the fight to the canvas. Henderson scoring with ground and pound. Dan attacks with shoulder strikes. Wanderlei is cut over his right eye. Wanderlei goes for an armbar but Henderson backs out. Henderson postures up and unloads. Henderson dominating the Brazilian. Wanderlei goes for another armbar but eats a huge right hand in the process. Sherdog.com scores the round 10-9 for the American.

Round 3
Silva attacks Henderson's legs with low kicks. Henderson shoots but Silva defends. Wanderlei connects with a left hook. Spinning back fist rocks Wanderlei and sends him stumbling. Dan Henderson knocks out Wanderlei Silva with a left hook counter punch. Wanderlei is out cold. Dan Henderson is now the PRIDE middleweight and welterweight champion.

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