Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann, Mark Hunt vs. Stefan Struve, and Takanori Gomi vs. Diego Sanchez. What do these six competitors have in common? They all came face-to-face earlier tonight at the UFC on FUEL TV 8 weigh ins. Have a look.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held its weigh in event earlier tonight (March 1, 2013) in Japan for those fighters competing at UFC on FUEL TV 8: "Silva vs. Stann," which is scheduled to take place tomorrow night (March 2) live on free television.
For complete UFC on FUEL TV 8 weigh in results and video click here.
"Silva vs. Stann" will feature a light heavyweight bangfest pitting PRIDE FC legend Wanderlei Silva against American war hero Brian Stann in the main event of the evening. UFC on FUEL TV 8 will also feature a lightweight contest that pits Diego Sanchez vs. Takanori Gomi while Mark Hunt tries to dazzle the Japanese fans by trading leather with fellow heavyweight striker Stefan Struve.
Big things poppin, Maniacs.
Let's get it started.
265 lbs.: Mark Hunt vs. Stefan Struve
155 lbs.: Takanori Gomi vs. Diego Sanchez
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire 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 on the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 8 event click here.