On Wednesday, Feb. 27, the UFC will hold a pre-fight press conference for its upcoming UFC on Fuel TV 8 event which takes place from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan on Saturday, March 2.

The press conference will feature UFC President Dana White as well as former Pride champion Wanderlei Silva, who will face U.S. Marine Brian Stann in the event’s headlining bout.

In addition to the main event, the main card also features a pivotal heavyweight clash between hard-hitting Samoan Mark Hunt and towering submission ace Stefan Struve, former Pride lightweight champion Takanori Gomi welcomes Ultimate Fighter winner Diego Sanchez back to 155 pounds, top-10 middleweights Hector Lombard and Yushin Okami go to battle, former Deep and Sengoku kingpin Mizuto Hirota faces Brazilian Rani Yahya and Afghan-born slugger Siyar Bahadurzada takes on Korean Dong Hyun Kim.

The event will feature a total of 11 bouts. A three-hour, six-fight showcase will air on Fuel TV and an additional five bouts will stream via the promotion’s YouTube page.

Saturday’s main card will air live on Fuel TV starting at 10 p.m. ET. The preliminary card will kick off at 7:30 p.m ET on YouTube.

The press conference will begin at 9 p.m. ET. A full stream of the action will appear below.

The UFC on Fuel TV 8 card:

Fuel TV Main Card
Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann
Mark Hunt vs. Stefan Struve
Takanori Gomi vs. Diego Sanchez
Hector Lombard vs. Yushin Okami
Mizuto Hirota vs. Rani Yahya
Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Dong Hyun Kim
YouTube Preliminary Card
Riki Fukuda vs. Brad Tavares
Bryan Caraway vs. Takeya Mizugaki
Cristiano Marcello vs. Kazuki Tokudome
Alex Caceres vs. Kyung Ho Kang
Marcelo Guimaraes vs. Hyun Gyu Lim

Photo: Wanderlei Silva (Sherdog)

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