The UFC is wasting no time in filling out the lineup for their return to Japan. Oh, and it’s not just any ordinary roster, it is of the star-studded variety.
A light heavyweight shootout between Wanderlei Silva and Brian Stann headlines the freebie fight card. Heavyweights Mark Hunt and Stefan Struve serve as the night’s co-featured attraction.
Diego Sanchez returns to the lightweight division to battle Takanori Gomi in the card’s third-to-last bout.
In addition, Dong Hyun Kim (Pictured) vs. Siyar Bahadurzada, Riki Fukuda vs. Brad Tavares, Takeya Mizugaki vs. Bryan Caraway, Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Marcelo Guimares, Kyung Ho Kang vs. Alex Caceres and Kazuko Tokudome vs. Cristiano Marcello have all been confirmed for the show.
Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan hosts the March 2nd festivities.
FUEL TV will broadcast the main card live in North America.
Here are the athletes slated to perform in the land of the rising sun:
Kazuko Tokudome vs. Cristiano Marcello
Kyung Ho Kang vs. Alex Caceres
Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Marcelo Guimares
Takeya Mizugaki vs. Bryan Caraway
Riki Fukuda vs. Brad Tavares
Dong Hyun Kim vs. Siyar Bahadurzada
Diego Sanchez vs. Takanori Gomi
Stefan Struve vs. Mark Hunt
Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann