On Saturday, March 2, the UFC held UFC on Fuel TV 8 from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

The event featured former Pride champion Wanderlei Silva, who faced U.S. Marine Brian Stann in the event’s headlining bout.

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

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

The main card aired live on Fuel TV starting at 10 p.m. ET. The preliminary card kicked off at 7:30 p.m ET on YouTube.

The night’s winners will discuss the action approximately 30 minutes after the headlining title fight between Silva and Stann comes to an end. A full stream of the press conference 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: UFC on Fuel TV 8 (Zuffa, LLC)

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