10 Best PRIDE Fights Of All-Time

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6) Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Mirko Cro Cop

Nogueira vs. Cro Cop was a PRIDE matchup of a lifetime. It pinned the best heavyweight submission specialist in the world against the best striker.

After being out-muscled and picked apart by Cro Cop in the first round, Nogueira secured a sneaky arm bar in the second to hand the Croatian knockout king his first professional loss.

The Brazilian’s victory sparked a standing ovation and earned him the interim heavyweight championship in the process.

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