UFC held its traditional pre-fight press conference a little later than usual this evening because UFC on FUEL TV 8: "Silva vs. Stann" takes place a half-world away this weekend (Sat., March 2, 2013) at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Just in case the timezone tomfoolery through you off, we have a full video replay for your viewing pleasure.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) wrapped its traditional pre-fight press conference earlier this evening for the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 8: "Silva vs. Stann" mixed martial arts (MMA) event scheduled for this Saturday night (March 2, 2013) at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
Check out a video replay of the presser above, which starts around the nine-minute mark.
UFC on FUEL TV 8 features a 205-pound showdown between Pride FC legend Wanderlei Silva and Brian Stann, a decorated United States military veteran, in the main event of the evening. The main card's upper-half will also feature a Heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt vs. Stefan Struve, as well as a Lightweight contest that pits Diego Sanchez vs. Takanori Gomi.
To check out fighter staredowns from today's UFC on FUEL TV 8 presser click here.
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC on FUEL TV 8 card on fight night (Sat., March 2, 2013), starting with the Facebook "Prelims," which are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. ET, as well as the main card, which is slated to air at 10 p.m. ET on FUEL TV.
For more news and notes on the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 8 event click here.