After having defeated Royler Gracie in their 1999 bout. Kazushi Sakuraba now faced Royce Gracie in the 2000 Grand Prix final of the PRIDE fighting Championships. In what went down in the history books as the longest mixed martial arts fight of all time. In a match which would forever cement Sakuraba’s legacy as that of the Gracie hunter.
The fight had no time limit, with the victor being declared either via submission, knockout or throwing in the towel. So with redemption on his mind Gracie looked to stop Sakuraba in this ninety-minute match. In this fascinating back and forth battle between these two legends of the sport.
We see one of the greatest examples of heart, grit and determination are ever seen in a fight. Which may well never again be repeated. In what would become known as one of the most gruelling and greatest mixed martial arts fights of all time. Which one of these MMA legends would be crowned the winner?