UFC on Fuel 8 Weigh-In Results for Silva vs. Stann Fight Card
There is no rest for the weary. The UFC, fresh off a successful visit to Anaheim, CA will travel to Japan this weekend to present UFC on Fuel 8.
The main event on the card will feature Wanderlei Silva moving back up to light heavyweight to face Brian Stann. Silva hasn’t fought at the 205 pound limit since being knocked out by Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at UFC 92 back in December 2008. Stann last competed in the division in 2010, losing a unanimous decision to Phil Davis at UFC 109.
UFC on Fuel TV 8: Full Weigh-In Results:
Wanderlei Silva (204) vs. Brian Stann (206)
Mark Hunt (266) vs. Stefan Struve (260)
Takanori Gomi (156) vs. Diego Sanchez (158)*
Hector Lombard (186) vs. Yushin Okami (185)
Mizuto Hirota (146) vs. Rani Yahya (146)
Siyar Bahadurzada (171) vs. Dong Hyun Kim (171)
Riki Fukuda (186) vs. Brad Tavares (185)
Bryan Caraway (135) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (136)
Cristiano Marcello (156) vs. Kazuki Tokudome (155)
Alex Caceres (136) vs. Kyung Ho Kang (135)
Marcelo Guimaraes (171) vs. Hyun Gyu Lim (171)
*Failed to make weight - will forfeit a portion of his purse.
Diego Sanchez has not made weight and will forfeit part of his purse to Takanori Gomi. Not an ideal situation when the UFC is looking to thin the roster.
On to the main event, which will be contested at the light heavyweight limit of 205 pounds. Wanderlei Silva and Brian Stann are scheduled for a five round bout on Saturday night. Will it last that long?
First to the scale is Brian Stann and he comes in at 206, while Silva checks in at 204.
Below should be 260 for Struve....sorry.
On to the co-main event, which is a heavyweight scrap between Mark Hunt and Stefan Struve. Struve up first and he weighs in at 160. Hunt hits the scale at 266.
Huge size difference here, Hunt at 5'10", Struve at 7".
Down to the lightweights for Takanori Gomi vs. Diego Sanchez. Sanchez is on the stage and the UFC towel is getting quite the workout tonight. Sanchez is not close, coming in at 158 and he will have one hour to drop two pounds. Gomi is in at 156.
On to the middleweights, Yushin Okami vs. Hector Lombard. Lombard asks for the towel right away and he's in at 186. Okami is in a185, no towel needed.
Down to the featherweights for the next one Mizuto Hirota vs. Rani Yahya. Yahya is up first and he weighs in at 146, while Hirota comes in at the same weight.
On to the Fuel portion of the card and we open with Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Dong Hyun Kim in a welterweight scrap. Bahadurzada is up first and he is in at 171. Kim weighs in at the same weight.
Final prelim is a middleweight scrap between Riki Fukuda and Brad Tavares. Tavares is first to the scale and he weighs in at 185, while Fukuda comes in at 186.
On to the bantamweights, as we have Bryan Caraway vs. Takeya Mizugaki. Caraway comes in at 135, while Mizugaki comes in at 136 as his cornerman scrambles to keep up with him as he sheds his clothes.
On to the lightweights with Cristiano Marcello vs. Kazuki Tokudome. Tokudome to the scale first and he comes in at 155. Marcello weighs in at "let's get the towel" on his first try. He's in at 156.
Next up we have a bantamweight scrap in Alex Caceres vs. Kyung Ho Kang. Kyung Ho Kang makes his way to the scale first and he comes in at 135. Alex Caceres is pumped up as he hits the stage and he asks for the towel right away and he comes in at 136, of course he is all smiles.
Wasting no time getting started here with a welterweight contest between Marcelo Guimaraes and Hyun Gyu Lim. Hyun Gyu Lim is first to the scale and he is in at 171. Marcelo Guimaraes is up next and he checks in at the same weight.
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