The fighters of UFC on FUEL TV 8 took to the scales this evening to make weight for tomorrow’s FUEL TV fight card. While many fighters needed a towel to make weight, only one fighter weighed heavy in Tokyo. Diego Sanchez missed the 156-pound mark by two pounds.
The UFC on FUEL TV 8 fight card will be headlined by bout between heavy-hitters Brian Stann and Wanderlei Silva, at light heavyweight, with a heavyweight showdown between Mark Hunt and Stefan Struve in the co-main event slot.
Main Card (FUEL TV 10PM ET)
- Wanderlei Silva (204) vs. Brian Stann (206)
- Mark Hunt (266) vs. Stefan Struve (260)
- Takanori Gomi (156) vs. Diego Sanchez (158)*
- Yushin Okami (185) vs. Hector Lombard (186)
- Mizuto Hirota (146) vs. Rani Yahya (146)
- Dong Hyun Kim (171) vs. Siyar Bahadurzada (171)
Preliminary Card (Facebook 7:30 p.m. ET)
- 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)
*-Diego was given an additional hour to lose two pounds but failed to do so and will forfeit 20% of his purse to Gomi