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Most time fighting in a Pride FC ring

1. Kazushi Sakuraba: 435 minutes in 27 fights.
2. Akira Shoji: 298 minutes in 23 fights.
3. Igor Vovchanchyn: 295 minutes in 27 fights.
4. Wanderlei Silva: 280 minutes in 28 fights.
5. Daijiro Matsui: 272 minutes in 15 fights.

6. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: 253 minutes in 21 fights.
7. Dan Henderson: 211 minutes in 18 fights.
8. Kazuhiro Nakamura: 210 minutes in 17 fights.
9. Heath Herring: 178 minutes in 17 fights.
10. Mirko Filipovic: 175 minutes in 24 fights.

11. Alexander Otsuka: 163 minutes in 12 fights.
12. Murilo Rua: 158 minutes in 13 fights.
13. Quinton Jackson: 156 minutes in 17 fights.
14. Ricardo Arona: 156 minutes in 12 fights.
15. Renzo Gracie: 152 minutes in 8 fights.

16. Daiju Takase: 135 minutes in 9 fights.
17. Gary Goodridge: 133 minutes in 19 fights.
18. Guy Mezger: 130 minutes in 10 fights.
19. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: 130 minutes in 10 fights.
20. Fedor Emelianenko: 129 minutes in 15 fights.
21. Royce Gracie: 125 minutes in 3 fights.
22. Hidehiko Yoshida: 123 minutes in 12 fights.
23. Ikuhisa Minowa: 122 minutes in 17 fights.
24. Akihiro Gono: 115 minutes in 9 fights.
25. Kazuo Misaki: 115 minutes in 8 fights.

Most Pride FC fights

1. Wanderlei Silva: 28 fights (22-4-2)
2. Kazushi Sakuraba: 27 fights (18-8-1)
2. Igor Vovchanchyn: 27 fights (18-8-1)
3. Mirko Filipovic: 24 fights (18-4-2)
4. Akira Shoji: 23 fights (9-12-2)
5. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: 21 fights (17-3-1)
6. Gary Goodridge: 19 fights (10-9-0)
7. Dan Henderson: 18 fights (13-5-0)
8. Quinton Jackson: 17 fights (12-5-0)
8. Kazuhiro Nakamura: 17 fights (11-6-0)
8. Ikuhisa Minowa: 17 fights (9-8-0)
8. Heath Herring: 17 fights (12-5-0)
9. Takanori Gomi: 15 fights (13-1-1)
9. Fedor Emelianenko: 15 fights (14-0-1)
9. Daijiro Matsui: 15 fights (5-8-2)
10. Alistair Overeem: 14 fights (7-7-0)

Longevity in Pride FC

Akira Shoji: 10 years = 2.3 fights/year

Wanderlei Silva: 9 years = 3.1 fights/year

Kazushi Sakuraba: 8 years = 3.4 fights/year
Igor Vovchanchyn: 8 years = 3.4 fights/year
Dan Henderson: 8 years = 2.3 fights/year

Gary Goodridge: 7 years = 2.7 fights/year
Mark Coleman: 7 years = 1.9 fights/year
Alexander Otsuka: 7 years = 1.7 fights/year
Renzo Gracie: 7 years = 1.1 fights/year

Mirko Filipovic: 6 years = 4 fights/year
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: 6 years = 3.5 fights/year
Quinton Jackson: 6 years = 2.8 fights/year
Alistair Overeem: 6 years = 2.3 fights/year
Murilo Rua: 6 years = 2.2 fights/year
Ricardo Arona: 6 years = 2 fights/year
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: 6 years = 1.7 fights/year
Gilbert Yvel: 6 years = 1.7 fights/year
Nobuhiko Takada: 6 years = 1.5 fights/year
Carlos Newton: 6 years = 1.5 fights/year
Mario Sperry: 6 years = 1.2 fights/year

Longest Streak
Fedor Emelianenko: 8 conseuctive wins, no contest and 6 more wins
Fedor won 8 matches in a row at Pride before finally going to a no contest with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at Pride - Final Conflict 2004 due to "No Contest - Accidental Cut". You could consider his streak 14 wins at Pride.

In Pride, he defeated Semmy Schilt, Heath Herring, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Kazuyuki Fujita, Gary Goodridge, Mark Coleman, Kevin Randleman, Naoya Ogawa, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Tsuyoshi Kosaka, Mirko Filipovic, Wagner da Conceicao Martins (Son of Zulu), Mark Coleman, and Mark Hunt.

Wanderlei Silva: 4 wins, draw, 6 wins, draw, 8 wins
Between 9/12/99 (Pride 7) and 10/31/04 (Pride 28), Silva never lost a match.
He had two draws with Gilbert Yvel and Mirko Filipovic but defeated Carl Greco, Daijiro Matsui, Bob Schrijber, Guy Mezger, Dan Henderson, Kazushi Sakuraba (twice), Shungo Oyama, Kazushi Sakuraba, Alexander Otsuka, Kiyoshi Tamura, Tatsuya Iwasaki, Hiromitsu Kanehara, Hidehiko Yoshida, Quinton Jackson (twice), Ikuhisa Minowa and Yuki Kondo.
Finally, he was stopped by Mark Hunt via split decision at Pride - Shockwave 2004.

Takanori Gomi: 10 Wins in a row from 2/15/04 to 12/31/05
Pride - Bushido 2: beat Jadson Costa via TKO (Punches)
Pride - Bushido 3: beat Ralph Gracie via TKO (Knees)
Pride - Bushido 4: beat Fabio Mello via TKO (Punches)
Pride - Bushido 5: beat Charles Bennett via Technical Submission (Kimura)
Pride - Shockwave 2004: beat Jens Pulver via KO (Punch)
Pride - Bushido 7: beat Luiz Azeredo via KO (Punches)
Pride - Bushido 8: beat Jean Silva via Decision (Unaminous)
Pride - Bushido 9: beat Tatsuya Kawajiri via Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Pride - Bushido 9: beat Luiz Azeredo via Decision (Unaminous)
Pride - Shockwave 2005: beat Hayato Sakurai via KO (Punches)
(He finally lost in Pride to Marcus Aurelio at Pride Bushido 10 via Arm Triangle Choke on 4/2/06.)
He won his next three Pride matches after that and then had a no contest with Nick Diaz after the NSAC overturned the result at Pride 33.

Paulo Filho: 8 Wins in a row from 9/29/02 to 11/5/06
Pride 22: beat Akira Shoji via Submission (Armbar)
Pride - Bushido 4: beat Akira Shoji via Decision (Split)
Pride - Bushido 6: beat Amar Suloev via Submission (Armbar)
Pride - Bushido 9: beat Ryuta Sakurai via Submission (Armbar)
Pride - Bushido 10: beat Murilo Rua via Decision (Unanimous)
Pride - Bushido 11: beat Gregory Bouchelaghem via Decision (Unanimous)
Pride - Bushido 12: beat Ryo Chonan via Submission (Armbar)
Pride - Bushido 13: beat Kazuo Misaki via Submission (Armbar)
He jumped to WEC in August 2007 and won two more matches before he finally lost a revenge match with Chael Sonnen on 11/5/08 (WEC: Faber/Brown). He has since won three more matches in 2009.

Mauricio Rua: 8 consecutive wins from 10/5/03 to 8/28/05
After defeating Akira Shoji, Akihiro Gono, Yasuhito Namekawa, Hiromitsu Kanehara, Quinton Jackson, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Alistair Overeem, Ricardo Arona he finally lost to Mark Coleman via TKO (Broken Arm) at Pride 31 in Feb 2006.
He did return in Sept 2006 at Pride - Final Conflict Absolute to win four more Pride matches against Cyrille Diabate, Kevin Randleman, Kazuhiro Nakamura and Alistair Overeem.

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: 7 wins from 7/29/01 to 12/23/02
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira finally met his match when he lost to Fedor Emelianenko via unanimous decision at Pride 25. He returned after 5 months and had a five win & 1 draw streak before his second loss again to Fedor.

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira: 7 wins from 4/28/02 to 4/23/05
Nogueira's twin brother also had a 7 win streak until he lost to Mauricio Rua via decision at Pride - Critical Countdown 2005.

Mirko Filipovic: 7 wins from 5/23/04 to 6/26/05
Fedor had Mirko's number at Pride - Final Conflict 2005 when he defeated him via unanimous decision.

Gilbert Yvel: 6 losses in a row from 12/9/2000 to 5/5/2006
Following a no contest with Wanderlei Silva due to being kicked in the groin, Yvel went on a losing streak.
Gilbert lost to Kazuyuki Fujita (decision), Igor Vovchanchyn (submission), Don Frye (DQ - Eye Gouging), Jeremy Horn (decision), Ikuhisa Minowa (submission) and Roman Zentsov (KO - Punch) before finally defeating Akira Shoji at Pride 34 in 2007.

Yuki Kondo: 6 losses in a row from 8/15/04 to 12/31/06
After beating Mario Sperry at Pride - Shockwave 2003, Yuki lost his next six matches against Wanderlei Silva, Dan Henderson, Igor Vovchanchyn, Kazuhiro Nakamura, Phil Baroni and Akihiro Gono.

Longest Breaks between Pride appearances

Kimo Leopoldo
- 11/11/97 Pride 1: Kimo Leopoldo drew with Dan Severn [30 minutes]
- 07/17/05 Pride - Bushido 8: Ikuhisa Minowa d. Kimo Leopoldo - Submision (Achilles Lock)
2.805 days

Frank Trigg
- 11/21/99 Pride 8: Frank Trigg d. Fabiano Iha - TKO (Punches)
- 02/24/07 Pride 33: Frank Trigg d. Kazuo Misaki - Decision (Unanimous)
2,652 days

Ricardo Morais
- 11/21/99 Pride 8: Mark Coleman d. Ricardo Morais - Decision (Unanimous)
- 04/03/05 Pride - Bushido 6: Aleksander Emelianenko d. Ricardo Morais - KO (Punches)
1,960 days

Most matches ending a KO/TKO
Wanderlei Silva: 17 matches (15 wins + 2 losses)
Mirko Filipovic: 14 matches (13 wins + 1 losses)
Kazushi Sakuraba: 11 matches (4 wins + 7 losses)
Gary Goodridge: 11 matches (7 wins + 4 losses)
Quinton Jackson: 10 matches (7 wins + 3 losses)
Mauricio Rua: 10 matches (9 wins + 1 losses)
Igor Vovchanchyn: 10 matches (9 wins + 1 losses)
Ikuhisa Minowa: 8 matches (2 wins + 6 losses)
Dan Henderson: 8 matches (8 wins + no losses)
Alistair Overeem: 8 matches (4 wins + 4 losses)
Takanori Gomi: 7 matches (7 wins + no losses)
Akira Shoji: 7 matches (2 wins + 5 losses)
James Thompson: 7 matches (5 wins + 2 losses)
Heath Herring: 7 matches (5 wins + 2 losses)

Most matches ending a submission
Kazushi Sakuraba: 11 matches (11 wins + no losses)
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: 11 matches (11 wins + no losses)
Igor Vovchanchyn: 7 matches (3 wins + 4 losses)
Fedor Emelianenko: 7 matches (7 wins + no losses)
Nobuhiko Takada: 6 matches (2 wins + 4 losses)
Mark Coleman: 6 matches (2 wins + 4 losses)
Josh Barnett: 6 matches (4 wins + 2 losses)
Hidehiko Yoshida: 6 matches (6 wins + no losses)
Heath Herring: 6 matches (5 wins + 1 losses)

Most matches ending a decision
Kazuhiro Nakamura: 9 matches (7 wins + 2 losses)
Igor Vovchanchyn: 9 matches (6 wins + 3 losses)
Akira Shoji: 9 matches (4 wins + 5 losses)
Wanderlei Silva: 8 matches (6 wins + 2 losses)
Dan Henderson: 8 matches (5 wins + 3 losses)
Daijiro Matsui: 8 matches (3 wins + 5 losses)
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira: 8 matches (5 wins + 3 losses)
Kazuo Misaki: 7 matches (4 wins + 3 losses)
Ricardo Arona: 6 matches (5 wins + 1 losses)
Murilo Rua: 6 matches (2 wins + 4 losses)
Murilo Bustamante: 6 matches (2 wins + 4 losses)
Daiju Takase: 6 matches (3 wins + 3 losses)

Most matches ending a DQ, Draw or No Contest
Daijiro Matsui: 4 matches (2 DQs, 2 Draws)
- vs. Akira Shoji (draw @ Pride 3)
- vs. Sanae Kikuta (draw @ Pride 4)
- vs. Bob Schrijber (DQ win @ Pride 7)
- vs. Quinton Jackson (DQ win for Knee to Groin @ Pride 18)

Wanderlei Silva: 2 matches (1 draw, 1 No Contest)
Mirko Filipovic: 2 matches (2 draws)
Mark Kerr: 2 matches (1 DQ, 1 no contest)
Gilbert Yvel: 2 matches (1 DQ, 1 no contest)
Akira Shoji: 2 matches (2 draws)

Most common first name
John: 4 (John Alessio, John Dixson, John Marsh, John Renken)
Mark: 4 (Mark Coleman, Mark Hunt, Mark Kerr, Mark Weir)
Mike: 4 (Mike Bencic, Mike Bourke, Mike Plotcheck, Mike Russow)

Average Fights per Guy

312 people fought in Pride over the 68 events an average of 3.8 fights/person. If you look at the fighters who appeared more than once, the average is 6 fights/person.

Losses of each type
23 fighters lost a decision, KO/TKO and submission while fighting in Pride. For Semmy Schilt and Hayato Sakurai it was one of each!

The Winless
Sadly, these fella's could not even buy a win:

- 0-4
Yosuke Nishijima, Valentijn Overeem, Ryuta Sakurai, Hiromitsu Kanehara, Dong Sik Yoon

- 0-3
Yuhi Sano, Yoshihiro Takayama, Bob Schrijber, Takahiro Oba, Stefan Leko, Ryuta Sakurai, Dan Bobish, Kenichi Yamamoto, Kazuo Takahashi, Johil de Oliveira

They never technically Lost (... in Pride!)
Fedor Emelianenko: 14-0-1
Paulo Filho: 8-0-0
Shinya Aoki: 4-0-0
Rodrigo Gracie: 4-0-0
Yushin Okami: 3-0-0
Jeremy Horn, Sokun Koh, Frank Trigg, Rickson Gracie, Ricardo Almeida, Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, Kyosuke Sasaki, Gilbert Melendez: 2-0-0

RIDE Feuds

4 match feud
Gracie vs. Sakuraba: 4 matches: Kazushi Sakuraba 4-0

Pride 8: Kazushi Sakuraba d. Royler Gracie - Technical Submission (Kimura)
Pride 10: Kazushi Sakuraba d. Renzo Gracie - Technical Submission (Kimura)
Pride 12: Kazushi Sakuraba d. Ryan Gracie - Decision (Unanimous)
Pride Grand Prix 2000 - Finals: Kazushi Sakuraba d. Royce Gracie - TKO (Corner Stoppage)

3 match feuds

Josh Barnett vs. Mirko Filipovic: Mirko won 3-0 (2 submissions, 1 decision)
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Fedor Emelianenko: Fedor won 2-0 (2 decisions) and one fight went no contest.
Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Wanderlei Silva: Wanderlei won all 3 matches (via TKO/KO)

Gracie/Takada: 3 matches : Gracie 3-0 over Takada
Pride 1: Rickson Gracie d. Nobuhiko Takada - submission
Pride 4: Rickson Gracie d. Nobuhiko Takada - submission
Pride Grand Prix 2000 - Opening Round: Royce Gracie d. Nobuhiko Takada - decision

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