In a move that they hope will take the already exploding mixed martial arts scene into a major worldwide sport, Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta have purchased the Japan-based Pride Fighting Championships, and will run the organization separately from their top Zuffa holding, the Ultimate Fighting Championships.
"To me the records were just a starting point," recalls John Paul Jones, "The most important thing was always the stage show. So many great nights. At our worst we were still better than most. At our best we could just wipe the floor with the lot of them. It was just a very good live band."