‘UFC on FUEL TV: Silva vs. Stann’ Main Card Set

Written by Tom Ngo
January 16th, 2013

UFC Middleweight Wanderlei Silva

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:

Preliminary Card:

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

Main Card:


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

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