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The year 1996 is the fourth year in the history of Pancrase, a mixed martial arts promotion based in Japan. In 1996 Pancrase held 13 events beginning with Pancrase: Truth 1.

1996 in Pancrase
Information
First dateJanuary 28, 1996
Last dateDecember 15, 1996
Events
Total events13
Fights
Total fights84
Title fights4
Chronology
1995 in Pancrase 1996 in Pancrase 1997 in Pancrase

Title fightsEdit

Title fights in 1996
Weight class Method Round Time Event Notes
Openweight Frank Shamrock def. Minoru Suzuki Submission (Kneebar) 1 22:53 Pancrase - Truth 1 [a]
Openweight Bas Rutten def. Frank Shamrock TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 1 11:11 Pancrase - Truth 5 [b]
Openweight Bas Rutten def. Masakatsu Funaki KO (Knee) 1 17:05 Pancrase - 1996 Anniversary Show [c]
Openweight Masakatsu Funaki def. Jason Delucia TKO (Leg Injury) 1 7:49 Pancrase - Truth 10 [d]

Events listEdit

# Event Title Date Arena Location
37 Pancrase: Truth 10 December 15, 1996 Japanese Martial Arts Building Tokyo, Japan
36 Pancrase: Truth 9 November 9, 1996 Kobe Fashion Mart Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
35 Pancrase: Truth 8 October 22, 1996 Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan
34 Pancrase: Truth 7 October 8, 1996 Tsuyuhashi Sport Center Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
33 Pancrase: 1996 Anniversary Show September 7, 1996 Tokyo Bay NK Hall Urayasu, Chiba, Japan
32 Pancrase: 1996 Neo-Blood Tournament, Round 2 July 23, 1996 Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan
31 Pancrase: 1996 Neo-Blood Tournament, Round 1 July 22, 1996 Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan
30 Pancrase: Truth 6 June 25, 1996 Fukuoka Convention Center Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan
29 Pancrase: Truth 5 May 16, 1996 Nippon Budokan Tokyo, Japan
28 Pancrase: Truth 4 April 7, 1996 Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan
27 Pancrase: Truth 3 April 7, 1996 Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan
26 Pancrase: Truth 2 March 2, 1996 Kobe Fashion Mart Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
25 Pancrase: Truth 1 January 28, 1996 Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Pancrase: Truth 1Edit

Pancrase: Truth 1
Information
DateJanuary 28, 1996
VenueYokohama Cultural Gymnasium
CityYokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

Pancrase: Truth 1[1] was an event held on January 28, 1996, at the Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Frank Shamrock def. Minoru Suzuki Submission (Kneebar) 1 22:53 [a]
Ken Shamrock def. Kazuo Takahashi Decision (Lost Points) 1 20:00
Masakatsu Funaki def. Ryushi Yanagisawa Technical Submission (Keylock) 1 8:42
Jason DeLucia def. Katsuomi Inagaki Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 1 4:56
Takaku Fuke def. Leon van Dijk Decision (Lost Points) 1 10:00
Guy Mezger def. Gregory Smit Decision (Lost Points) 1 10:00
Kiuma Kunioku vs. Osami Shibuya Draw (Split) 1 10:00
Yuki Kondo def. Takafumi Ito Technical Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 2:21

Pancrase: Truth 2Edit

Pancrase: Truth 2
Information
DateMarch 2, 1996
VenueKobe Fashion Mart
CityKobe, Hyogo, Japan

Pancrase: Truth 2[2] was an event held on March 2, 1996, at the Kobe Fashion Mart in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Bas Rutten def. Guy Mezger Submission (Ankle Lock) 1 19:36
Frank Shamrock def. Ryushi Yanagisawa Decision (Lost Points) 1 20:00
Minoru Suzuki def. Takaku Fuke Submission (Armbar) 1 4:15
Masakatsu Funaki def. Katsuomi Inagaki Submission (Kneebar) 1 1:14
Jason DeLucia def. Kazuo Takahashi KO (Kick) 1 3:37
Yuki Kondo def. Osami Shibuya Decision (Lost Points) 1 10:00
Kiuma Kunioku def. Takafumi Ito TKO (Kick) 1 0:54

Pancrase: Truth 3Edit

Pancrase: Truth 3
Information
DateApril 7, 1996
VenueKorakuen Hall
CityTokyo, Japan

Pancrase: Truth 3[3] was an event held on April 7, 1996, at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Ryushi Yanagisawa def. Vernon White Submission (Ankle Lock) 1 12:47
Guy Mezger def. Manabu Yamada TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 1 6:14
Ryushi Yanagisawa def. Larry Papadopoulos Submission (Ankle Lock) 1 3:21
Vernon White def. Kazuo Takahashi Decision (Lost Points) 1 10:00
Manabu Yamada def. Leon van Dijk Submission (Ankle Lock) 1 2:53
Jason DeLucia def. Takaku Fuke Decision (Unanimous) 1 10:00

Pancrase: Truth 4Edit

Pancrase: Truth 4
Information
DateApril 7, 1996
VenueKorakuen Hall
CityTokyo, Japan

Pancrase: Truth 4[4] was an event held on April 7, 1996, at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Guy Mezger def. Ryushi Yanagisawa KO (Palm Strikes) 1 12:21
Bas Rutten def. Katsuomi Inagaki TKO (Lost Points) 1 14:07
Frank Shamrock def. Osami Shibuya Decision (Lost Points) 1 15:00
Jason DeLucia def. Kiuma Kunioku Decision (Lost Points) 1 15:00

Pancrase: Truth 5Edit

Pancrase: Truth 5
Information
DateMay 16, 1996
VenueNippon Budokan
CityTokyo, Japan

Pancrase: Truth 5[5] was an event held on May 16, 1996, at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Bas Rutten def. Frank Shamrock TKO (Doctor Stoppage) 1 11:11 [a]
Guy Mezger def. Minoru Suzuki TKO (Palm Strikes) 1 7:59
Masakatsu Funaki def. August Smisl Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 2:01
Jason DeLucia def. Osami Shibuya Decision (Lost Points) 1 15:00
Ryushi Yanagisawa def. Oleg Taktarov Decision (Lost Points) 1 15:00
Takaku Fuke vs. Vernon White Draw (Unanimous) 1 10:00
Semmy Schilt def. Manabu Yamada Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 5:44
Kazuo Takahashi def. Takafumi Ito Decision (Unanimous) 1 10:00
Yuki Kondo vs. Kiuma Kunioku Draw (Majority) 1 10:00

Pancrase: Truth 6Edit

Pancrase: Truth 6
Information
DateJune 25, 1996
VenueFukuoka Convention Center
CityFukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan

Pancrase: Truth 6[6] was an event held on June 25, 1996, at Fukuoka Convention Center in Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Masakatsu Funaki def. Vernon White Submission (Ankle Lock) 1 2:34
Bas Rutten def. Jason DeLucia KO (Liver Punch) 1 8:48
Ryushi Yanagisawa def. Takaku Fuke Decision (Lost Points) 1 15:00
Yuki Kondo def. Minoru Suzuki Decision (Lost Points) 1 15:00
Manabu Yamada vs. Kazuo Takahashi Draw (Split) 1 10:00
Guy Mezger vs. Osami Shibuya Draw (Majority) 1 10:00
Kiuma Kunioku def. Takafumi Ito Decision (Lost Points) 1 10:00

Pancrase: 1996 Neo-Blood Tournament, Round 1Edit

Pancrase: 1996 Neo-Blood Tournament, Round 1
Information
DateJuly 22, 1996
VenueKorakuen Hall
CityTokyo, Japan

Pancrase: 1996 Neo-Blood Tournament, Round 1[7] was an event held on July 22, 1996, at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Frank Shamrock def. Manabu Yamada Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 12:44
Kazuo Takahashi def. Ryushi Yanagisawa Decision (Lost Points) 1 15:00
Yuki Kondo def. Semmy Schilt Decision (Split) 1 10:00
Keiichiro Yamamiya def. Satoshi Hasegawa Decision (Split) 1 10:00
Pete Williams def. Kiuma Kunioku Decision (Unanimous) 1 10:00
Osami Shibuya def. Jong Wang Kim Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 0:49

Pancrase: 1996 Neo-Blood Tournament, Round 2Edit

Pancrase: 1996 Neo-Blood Tournament, Round 2
Information
DateJuly 23, 1996
VenueKorakuen Hall
CityTokyo, Japan

Pancrase: 1996 Neo-Blood Tournament, Round 2[8] was an event held on July 23, 1996, at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Yuki Kondo def. Pete Williams Decision (Unanimous) 1 20:00
Osami Shibuya def. Keiichiro Yamamiya Submission (Ankle Lock) 1 6:48
Masakatsu Funaki def. Takafumi Ito Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 2:01
Vernon White def. Minoru Suzuki Decision (Majority) 1 15:00
Yuki Kondo def. Keiichiro Yamamiya TKO (Palm Strikes) 1 6:16
Pete Williams def. Osami Shibuya Decision (Lost Points) 1 10:00

Pancrase: 1996 Anniversary ShowEdit

Pancrase: 1996 Anniversary Show
Information
DateSeptember 7, 1996
VenueTokyo Bay NK Hall
CityUrayasu, Chiba, Japan

Pancrase: 1996 Anniversary Show[9] was an event held on September 7, 1996, at Tokyo Bay NK Hall in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Bas Rutten def. Masakatsu Funaki KO (Knee) 1 17:05 [a]
Guy Mezger def. Ryushi Yanagisawa Decision (Unanimous) 1 20:00
Jason DeLucia def. Minoru Suzuki KO (Palm Strike) 1 4:58
Vernon White def. Kazuo Takahashi KO (Head Kick) 1 19:43
Yuki Kondo def. Frank Shamrock KO (Head Kick) 1 12:43
Manabu Yamada def. Kiuma Kunioku Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 8:29
Katsuomi Inagaki def. Keiichiro Yamamiya Decision (Majority) 1 10:00
Takafumi Ito vs. Osami Shibuya Draw (Majority) 1 10:00
Satoshi Hasegawa def. Jong Wang Kim Submission (Ankle Lock) 1 3:40

Pancrase: Truth 7Edit

Pancrase: Truth 7
Information
DateOctober 8, 1996
VenueTsuyuhashi Sport Center
CityNagoya, Aichi, Japan

Pancrase: Truth 7[10] was an event held on October 8, 1996, at the Tsuyuhashi Sport Center in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Bas Rutten def. Manabu Yamada Submission (Ankle Lock) 1 0:54
Jason DeLucia def. Yuki Kondo Decision (Lost Points) 1 20:00
Osami Shibuya def. Vernon White Decision (Lost Points) 1 20:00
Minoru Suzuki def. Takafumi Ito Decision (Majority) 1 10:00
Kiuma Kunioku def. Guy Mezger Decision (Split) 1 10:00
Ryushi Yanagisawa def. Semmy Schilt Submission (Ankle Lock) 1 0:51
Katsuomi Inagaki def. Satoshi Hasegawa Decision (Unanimous) 1 10:00

Pancrase: Truth 8Edit

Pancrase: Truth 8
Information
DateOctober 22, 1996
VenueKorakuen Hall
CityTokyo, Japan

Pancrase: Truth 8[11] was an event held on October 22, 1996, at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Ryushi Yanagisawa vs. Takafumi Ito Draw (Unanimous) 1 10:00
Osami Shibuya def. Satoshi Hasegawa Decision (Unanimous) 1 10:00
Kiuma Kunioku def. Keiichiro Yamamiya Submission (Armbar) 1 1:38

Pancrase: Truth 9Edit

Pancrase: Truth 9
Information
DateNovember 9, 1996
VenueKobe Fashion Mart
CityKobe, Japan

Pancrase: Truth 9[12] was an event held on November 9, 1996, at the Kobe Fashion Mart in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Masakatsu Funaki def. Yuki Kondo Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:43
Jason DeLucia def. Osami Shibuya Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 11:45
Kazuo Takahashi def. Keiichiro Yamamiya Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 7:12
Kiuma Kunioku def. Satoshi Hasegawa TKO (Palm Strikes) 1 6:32
Jong Wang Kim def. Takafumi Ito TKO (Palm Strikes) 1 2:11

Pancrase: Truth 10Edit

Pancrase: Truth 10
Information
DateDecember 15, 1996
VenueJapanese Martial Arts Building
CityTokyo, Japan

Pancrase: Truth 10[13] was an event held on December 15, 1996, at the Japanese Martial Arts Building in Tokyo, Japan.

ResultsEdit

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Masakatsu Funaki def. Jason Delucia TKO (Leg Injury) 1 7:49 [a]
Guy Mezger def. Yuki Kondo Decision (Lost Points) 1 20:00
Kiuma Kunioku def. Frank Shamrock Decision (Unanimous) 1 20:00
Ryushi Yanagisawa def. Jack McLaughlin Submission (Twister) 1 0:51
Semmy Schilt def. Osami Shibuya Decision (Majority) 1 10:00
Takaku Fuke def. Jong Wang Kim Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 2:09
Keiichiro Yamamiya def. Wes Gassaway Decision (Unanimous) 1 10:00

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pancrase - Truth 1". Sherdog. Archived from the original on July 29, 2013.
  2. ^ "Pancrase - Truth 2". Sherdog. Archived from the original on July 29, 2013.
  3. ^ "Pancrase - Truth 3". Sherdog. Archived from the original on July 29, 2013.
  4. ^ "Pancrase - Truth 4". Sherdog. Archived from the original on July 29, 2013.
  5. ^ "Pancrase - Truth 5". Sherdog. Archived from the original on July 29, 2013.
  6. ^ "Pancrase - Truth 6". Sherdog. Archived from the original on July 29, 2013.
  7. ^ "Pancrase - 1996 Neo-Blood Tournament, Round 1". Sherdog. Archived from the original on July 29, 2013.
  8. ^ "Pancrase - 1996 Neo-Blood Tournament, Round 2". Sherdog. Archived from the original on July 29, 2013.
  9. ^ "Pancrase - 1996 Anniversary Show". Sherdog. Archived from the original on July 29, 2013.
  10. ^ "Pancrase - Truth 7". Sherdog. Archived from the original on July 29, 2013.
  11. ^ "Pancrase - Truth 8". Sherdog. Archived from the original on July 29, 2013.
  12. ^ "Pancrase - Truth 9". Sherdog. Archived from the original on July 29, 2013.
  13. ^ "Pancrase - Truth 10". Sherdog. Archived from the original on July 29, 2013.