Welterweight bout between Siyar Bahadurzada and Dong Hyun Kim are slated for UFC on Fuel 8 taking place on March 2 in Japan at the Saitama Super Arena along with 5 other fights.
Post Paulo Thiago KO on his UFC debut, Bhadurzada is slated to face Dong Hyun Kim who dominated Paulo Thiago a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt on the ground for all three rounds, ending the bout with a wild display of ground and pound.
Middleweight clash between former Ultimate Fighter cast member Brad Tavares and Riki Fukuda. Takeya Mizugaki returns home to Japan once again, this time facing TUF veteran and former WEC fighter Bryan Caraway.
Hyun Gyu Lim faces Marcelo Guimaraes and Kyung Ho Kang faces off with “Bruce Leeroy” Alex Caceres. Both bouts were originally scheduled for Macau, until the two top Korean prospects had to pull out of the last minute, and postpone their much awaited UFC debuts.
The final bout announced for the card is Kazuki Tokudome on his UFC debut opposite former Chute Boxe instructor Cristiano Marcello .
UFC on Fuel 8 Fight Card thus far:
Brian Stann vs. Wanderlei Silva
Stefan Struve vs. Mark Hunt
Diego Sanchez vs. Takanori Gomi
Dong Hyun Kim vs. Siyar Bahadurzada
Riki Fukuda vs. Brad Tavares
Takeya Mizugaki vs. Bryan Caraway
Hyun Gyu Lim vs. Marcelo Guimaraes
Kyung Ho Kang vs. Alex Caceres
Kazuki Tokudome vs. Cristiano Marcello