UFC on Fuel TV: Silva vs. Stann

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UFC on Fuel TV: Silva vs. Stann
UFC on FUEL Japan.jpg
The poster for UFC on Fuel TV: Silva vs. Stann.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateMarch 3, 2013
VenueSaitama Super Arena
CitySaitama, Japan
Event chronology
UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche UFC on Fuel TV: Silva vs. Stann UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz

UFC on Fuel TV: Silva vs. Stann (also known as UFC on Fuel TV 8) was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on March 3, 2013, at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.[2][3]


The main event was a light heavyweight bout between multidivisional contenders Wanderlei Silva and Brian Stann.[4]

Diego Sanchez failed to make the 156 lb weight limit at the weigh ins, weighing at 158 lb. Sanchez was fined 20 percent of his earnings and the bout was contested at a catchweight of 158 lb.[5]


Main card (Fuel TV)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Light Heavyweight Wanderlei Silva def. Brian Stann KO (punches) 2 4:08
Heavyweight Mark Hunt def. Stefan Struve TKO (punches) 3 1:44
Catchweight (158 lb) Diego Sanchez def. Takanori Gomi Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Yushin Okami def. Hector Lombard Decision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Featherweight Rani Yahya def. Mizuto Hirota Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Welterweight Dong Hyun Kim def. Siyar Bahadurzada Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Preliminary card (Facebook and YouTube)
Middleweight Brad Tavares def. Riki Fukuda Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Takeya Mizugaki def. Bryan Caraway Decision (split) (28–29, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Kazuki Tokudome def. Cristiano Marcello Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Alex Caceres vs. Kyung Ho Kang No Contest 3 5:00 [a]
Welterweight Hyun Gyu Lim def. Marcelo Guimarães KO (knee and punches) 2 4:00
  1. ^ Originally ruled a Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) victory for Caceres, result overturned due to testing positive for marijuana.[6]


Bonus awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[8]

  • Fight of the Night: Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann
  • Knockout of the Night: Mark Hunt and Wanderlei Silva
  • Submission of the Night: Not awarded as no matches ended by submission.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "UFC on FUEL TV 8 draws a reported 14,682 attendance in Japan". MMAjunkie.com. 2013-01-20. Retrieved 2013-03-03.
  2. ^ "UFC returns to Japan with world-class matchups". Ultimate Fighting Championship. 2012-12-13. Retrieved 2012-12-19.
  3. ^ Staff (2012-12-11). "UFC on FUEL TV 8 official for March 3 in Japan". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2012-12-19.
  4. ^ Damon Martin (2012-12-12). "Brian Stann vs. Wanderlei Silva Headlines UFC on Fuel 8". MMAweekly.com. Retrieved 2012-12-12.
  5. ^ "UFC on FUEL TV 8 weigh-in results: Silva and Stann set, Sanchez heavy". mmajunkie.com. 2013-03-01. Retrieved 2013-03-01.
  6. ^ http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/UFC-Releases-Riki-Fukuda-Suspends-Alex-Caceres-for-Failed-UFC-on-Fuel-TV-8-Drug-Tests-51099
  7. ^ "UFC® on FUEL TV: Silva vs. Stann". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2012-12-14.
  8. ^ Staff (3 March 2013). "UFC on FUEL TV 8 bonuses: Wanderlei Silva, Brian Stann, Mark Hunt win $50K". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-03-03.

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