The Octagon’s lineup for their return to Japan has been known for quite some time. However, which five fights would appear in the live FUEL TV broadcast wasn’t confirmed until now.
“UFC on FUEL TV: Silva vs. Stann” takes place March 2nd inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
A light heavyweight shootout between Wanderlei Silva (Pictured) and Brian Stann headlines the freebie fight card. Heavyweights Mark Hunt and Stefan Struve serve as the night’s co-featured attraction.
The lightweight affair with Diego Sanchez and Takanori Gomi will receive third-to-top billing. Middleweights Hector Lombard and Yushin Okami and welterweights Dong Hyun Kim and Siyar Bahadurzada round out the event’s five showcase fights.
FUEL TV will broadcast the main card live in North America beginning at 10PM ET/7PM PT. Although an official announcement hasn’t been made, the UFC’s Facebook page and/or FX will provide the prelims.
Here is the show’s complete lineup:
Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Marcelo Guimares
Kyung Ho Kang vs. Alex Caceres
Kazuko Tokudome vs. Cristiano Marcello
Takeya Mizugaki vs. Bryan Caraway
Riki Fukuda vs. Brad Tavares
Mizuto Hirota vs. Rani Yahya
(FUEL TV 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Dong Hyun Kim vs. Siyar Bahadurzada
Hector Lombard vs. Yushin Okami
Diego Sanchez vs. Takanori Gomi
Stefan Struve vs. Mark Hunt
Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann