Russian heavyweight Sergei Kharitonov (Pictures) (13-3-0) will make his U.S. fighting debut Saturday on PRIDE's card in Las Vegas, the Japanese promoter announced via its Web site Tuesday.
Loser of two in a row, Kharitonov looks to rebound against American Michael Russow (3-0-0, 1 NC), a late addition after the Nevada State Athletic Commission denied Dutch fighter Gilbert Yvel (Pictures) a license to fight last week.
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Nakamura was also taken off this card due to injury. He was scheduled to fight Travis Wiuff. A replacement for Nakamura is being looked for.Michael Russow
. Russow only has 4 MMA fights and is only in his 2nd year of fighting. He was what is considered Cannon Fodder (or a Can to the mean people).For More Info check out MMA weekly.