TAPE 1671

Quality: VG

Length: 102min (DVD)

PANCRASE - 5/16/96 (Decent comm tape from Pancrase with a quality main event. Quality is VG)
Yuki Kondo vs Kiuma Kunioku (Clipped) Semmy Schilt vs Manabu Yamada (Schilt's MMA debut) Ryushi Yanagisawa vs Oleg Taktarov (Clipped) Masa Funaki vs August Smisl Kazuo Takahashi vs Takafumi Ito (Brief clips) Takaku Fuke vs Vernon White (Clips) Jason Delucia vs Osami Shibuya (clips) Guy Mezger vs Minoru Suzuki Bas Rutten vs Frank Shamrock (Rutten unifies the King of Pancrase and interim KOP titles; famous moment during the fight where Frank sticks out his tongue at Rutten while in a submission. Frank's brother Ken, who had gotten him into Pancrase in the first place, was very upset by the move and it caused yet another rift between the two.)