Tamura vs Makhmud Added to Pride 29: Fists of Fire

Feb 10, 2005
Kiyoshi Tamura versus Aliev Makhmud has been added to PRIDE FIGHTING’S FISTS OF FIRE fight card. A mixed martial arts veteran, Tamura is one of Japan’s heroes and is making his return to the PRIDE ring. Makhmud is fighting out of Azerbaydzhan and boasts in impressive wrestling background.

Previously announced matches include – a main event featuring clashing styles as striker Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic takes on wrestler Mark “The Hammer” Coleman … Quinton “Rampage” Jackson returns to the ring facing Chute Boxe’s Murilo “Ninja” Rua ... Antonio Rogerio Nogueira of the Brazilian Top Team will go head to head with Golden Glory’s Alistair “Demolition Man” Overeem … it’s Korea versus Russia as Choi Mu Bae takes on Sergei Kharitonov … Japan’s up and coming heavyweight, Hirotaka Yokoi, will take on the leader of the Brazilian Top Team, Mario Sperry … mixed martial arts veteran Hiromitsu Kanehara goes head to head with Chute Boxe star Mauricio “Shogun” Rua … and Tom “ Big Cat” Erickson makes his return to PRIDE versus newcomer Fabricio Werdum of Spain.

FISTS OF FIRE will take place from the Saitama Super Arena in Japan and is scheduled to debut on North American pay per view via iNDEMAND, DIRECTV, DISH Network, TVN, Vu!, and Viewer’s Choice on Friday, February 25th, 2005 at 10:00pm EST, 7:00pm PST.

Mirko Filipovic vs. Mark Coleman
Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Murilo Rua
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Alistair Overeem
Choi Mu Bae vs. Sergei Kharitonov
Igor Vovchanchyn vs. Yoshiki Takahashi
Hirotaka Yokoi vs. Mario Sperry
Hiromitsu Kanehara vs. Mauricio Rua
Tom Erickson vs. Fabricio Werdum
Kiyoshi Tamura vs. Aliev Makhmud

Fightcard subject to change.
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