Pride 5 was a mixed martial arts event held by the Pride Fighting Championships. This was the first Pride event to be promoted by Dream Stage Entertainment, which took over from Kakutougi Revolution Spirits. The event took place at the Nagoya Rainbow Hall in Nagoya, Japan, on April 29, 1999. This event marked the Pride debuts of Mark Coleman and Vitor Belfort. It also featured a Gracie Jiu-Jitsu demonstration by Rickson Gracie and Royler Gracie. The English language commentary for this event was provided by Stephen Quadros and Bas Rutten.

Results Edit

United States flag Egan Inoue vs Japan flag Minoru Toyonaga

Inoue defeats Toyonaga by technical knockout at 5:53 of round 1.

Brazil flag Francisco Bueno vs Japan flag Satoshi Honma

Bueno defeats Honma by technical knockout at 4:59 of round 1.

Japan flag Akira Shoji vs Ukraine flag Igor Vovchanchyn

Vovchanchyn defeats Shoji by decision.

United States flag Enson Inoue vs Japan flag Soichi Nishida

Inoue defeats Nishida by rear naked choke at 0:24 of round 1.

Brazil flag Vitor Belfort vs Japan flag Kazushi Sakuraba

Kazushi Sakuraba defeats Vitor Belfort by decision.

United States flag Mark Coleman vs Japan flag Nobuhiko Takada

Takada defeats Coleman by heel hook submission at 1:44 of round 2.

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