Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Wand and Shogun to train in USA

Chute Boxe duo will do an exhibition for fans

With their sites set on popularizing their brand with the American public, the Pride organization will repeat what they did before their first event in Las Vegas, which took place in October of last year. In so doing, they have already announced that there will be training sessions open to the public. The activities include the participation of some of the company’s stars, such as Dan Henderson and Wanderlei Silva, the protagonists of the main event, on February 24, and such notable bruisers as Takanori Gomi and Mauricio Shogun.

The training sessions, as well as the weigh-ins and press conferences will take place in the Roman Plaza, at the Caesar Palace. Check out the timetable (local time):

21 February
3pm to 3:30pm – Hayato Sakurai and Kazuhiro Nakamura
3:30 to 4pm – Takanori Gomi and Kazuo Misaki

22 February
3pm to 3:30pm – Dan Henderson and Sokoudjou
3:30 to 4pm – Wanderlei Silva and Mauricio Shogun

23 February
3 to 5pm – Weigh-ins and press conference (for all fighters)

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