10 Best PRIDE Fights Of All-Time

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5) Royce Gracie vs. Kazushi Sakuraba

This can arguably be considered one of Gracie’s worst performances inside of a ring during his prime days as a competitor.

Unable to do much of anything against an athletically superior Sakuraba, the Brazilian ended up losing his first professional MMA fight to a man who was later referred to as “The Gracie Hunter,” seeing as the Japanese legend previously defeated Royler Gracie via submission.

Royce Gracie was so out of it that his corner threatened to throw in the towel during the fight, but they waited to do so after 15 minutes of one-sided action.

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