Search - Pride Fighting Championships: Bushido, Vol. 2 - Team Japan vs. Team Chute Box on DVD

Pride Fighting Championships: Bushido, Vol. 2 - Team Japan vs. Team Chute Box
Pride Fighting Championships Bushido Vol 2 - Team Japan vs Team Chute Box
Genres: Television, Sports
NR     2005

The word bushido translates from the Japanese as the way of the warrior. More specifically it refers to the principals and moral code that developed among the samurai class in Japan. Today in that same spirit PRIDE F...  more »


Larger Image

Movie Details

Genres: Television, Sports
Sub-Genres: Television, MMA
Studio: Bci / Eclipse
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 11/15/2005
Original Release Date: 01/01/2005
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2005
Release Year: 2005
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

Similar Movies

Similarly Requested DVDs

Widescreen Edition
Director: Guy Ritchie
   R   2003   1hr 42min
The Libertine
Director: Laurence Dunmore
   R   2006   1hr 54min
The Suburbans
   R   2000   1hr 21min
Magic Sword The
   UR   2002   1hr 20min
Widescreen Edition
Director: Bille Woodruff
   PG-13   2004   1hr 34min
National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze
Unrated Edition
Director: Scott Hillenbrand
   R   2004   1hr 36min
The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire
   NR   2005   1hr 30min
Underworld - Evolution
Fullscreen Special Edition
Director: Len Wiseman
   R   2006   1hr 46min
Lucky You
Director: Curtis Hanson
   PG-13   2007   2hr 4min

Movie Reviews

Team Japan vs Team Chute Boxe!
Brian J. Bennett | FPO, AP United States | 10/06/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This was the second volume of a continuing series of great Pride: Bushido events. The theme of Bushido in the beginning was pitting one fight team against another with rules more geared towards excitement and constant progression to finish. While the latter hasn't changed, it has become a great show in which to give the greatest welterweight and especially lightweight fighters around the world a chance to show their skills.

This particular card's theme was that of Team Japan vs Team Chute Boxe. Chute Boxe is one of two top Brazilian fight teams that are arguably the best in the world. They are very good strikers primarily that are very multi-dimensional, and love stomping and "soccer kicking" downed opponents. They hardly ever stop fighting, have incredible stamina, and are some of the most exciting fighters in the world. Most Japanese fighters tend to prefer the ground game, using submission tactics and being very technical, etc. Most of them never give up and have great heart.

Overall, I found this event to be very decent and entertaining. I do however feel there were a few mismatches. Specifically Mirko "Crocop" Filipovic vs Yoshihisa Yamamoto, Wanderlei "The Axe Murderer" Silva vs Ikuhisa Minowa,Takanori "Fireball Kid" Gomi vs Jadson Costa, and Mario "Zen Machine" Sperry vs Mike "Batman" Bencic. Although it did also have it's share of very competitive matches as well. The card had some great debuts from some popular fighters in smaller organisations in Japan such as Yushin Okami, Ryuta Sakurai, Ryuki Ueyama, the very tough Akihiro Gono, and of course the top Lightweight fighter in the world currently, Takanori Gomi.

If you're not familiar with Gomi, he's currently undefeated in Pride, and has been on a roll since he got there. Racking up 9 consecutive wins so far. He comes from a judo background but wrestling and boxing are his specialty. He likes to mix it up with the best of them standing, but doesn't mind going to the ground and instituting his great ground and pound. His only two losses in his whole career come from Joachim Hansen and BJ Penn, two other great fighters.

If you're already a fan of Mixed Martial Arts and especially Chute Boxe, I'm sure there's no doubt this is already in your collection. But if you want a decent fighting event with some guys getting destroyed don't hesitate to pick this up. This dvd is worth it just for Gono vs Shogun alone in my opinion. A very exciting fight.

Bushido 2
G. Alberti | Ponce Puerto Rico | 08/21/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"the second series of bushido is full of great fighters such a wanderlei silva,cro cop,shogun rua,sean sherk,takanori gomi,mario sperry and yushin okami.

All of this fighters are up and coming superstars.
Buy this dvd if you are a true fan of mma.
best fights;
1)shogun rua vs gono 2)okami vs ryuta sakurai 3)rodrigo gracie vs hayato sakurai 4) cro cop vs yamamoto"