10 Best PRIDE Fights Of All-Time

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7) Fedor Emelianenko vs. Mirko Cro Cop

In a matchup between two international superstars, Emelianenko and Cro Cop went to war in 2005.

Their epic three-round affair, which offered countless exchanges on the feet and tremendous ground and pound by Emelianenko, was good enough to win “Fight of the Year.” Not to mention it was the first time Cro Cop had ever lost via decision, seeing as “The Last Emperor” won unanimously.

It remains one of Emelianenko’s most complete victories to date considering he shut down the best striker on the planet.

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