PRIDE Fighting Championships (also known as PRIDE or PRIDE FC) was a mixed martial arts organization based in Japan founded in 1997. During its ten years of activity, PRIDE stood out as the largest and most successful MMA promotion in the world, celebrating more than 60 events that were broadcast to around 40 countries of the globe and breaking historical audience records, with around 70,000 people in the co-production between PRIDE and K-1 “Shockwave / Dynamite” held in August 2002. PRIDE brought together the best fighters in the world on its squad, and was called “the MMA Mecca.
Igor Yaroslavovych Vovchanchyn is a mixed martial arts fighter and retired kickboxer. Among his most outstanding achievements is having been the champion of seven mixed martial arts tournaments, staying undefeated during 37 matches and reaching the final of the PRIDE Fighting Championships grand prize.
Mark Daniel Coleman is a retired American mixed martial arts fighter, NCAA collegiate former fighter and former amateur amateur Olympic competitor.