Pride 25: Body Blow was a mixed martial arts event held by Pride Fighting Championships. It took place at the Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan on March 16, 2003.


Japan flag Kazuhiro Nakamura vs. Brazil flag Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira locked an armbar on Kazuhiro Nakamura, forcing him to submit 3:49 into the second round.

Japan flag Akira Shoji vs. United States flag Alex Stiebling

Akira Shoji beat Alex Stiebling via split decision.

Japan flag Alexander Otsuka vs. Japan flag Kenichi Yamamoto

Alexander Otsuka won a unanimous decision over Kenichi Yamamoto.

Canada flag Carlos Newton vs. Brazil flag Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva defeated Carlos Newton by KO 6:26 into the first round.

United States flag Dan Henderson vs. Japan flag Shungo Oyama

Dan Henderson defeated Shungo Oyama by TKO at 3:28 into the first round

Japan flag Kazushi Sakuraba vs. Brazil flag Nino "Elvis" Schembri

Antonio "Nino" Schembri defeated Kazushi Sakuraba by TKO 6:15 into the first round.

United States flag Quinton Jackson vs. United States flag Kevin Randleman

Quinton Jackson scored a TKO victory over Kevin Randleman with a knee standing and then some ground & pound, at 7:15 into Round 1. After the fight ended, and after being called out by Rampage, Wanderlei Silva entered the ring, confronted Jackson, shoved him and challenged Jackson to a fight.

Pride Heavyweight Championship match: Russia flag Fedor Emelianenko vs. Brazil flag Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (c)

Fedor Emelianenko won a unanimous decision over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira to become the new Pride Heavyweight Champion.

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