Archive: ufc on fuel tv 8

Jun 19, 2013 7:12 am

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s surgery a success, wants Stefan Struve in December

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s (34-8-1 MMA, 5-4 UFC) recent arm surgery was apparently a “big success” and the former UFC and Pride champion is already planning his next bout, which he would like to be in December against fellow heavyweight Stefan Struve (25-6 MMA, 9-4 UFC). “Big Nog” was forced to go ‘under the knife’ for an arm...

Mar 20, 2013 11:39 am

Alex Caceres and Riki Fukuda Fail Post-Fight Drug Tests | UFC News

  UFC bantamweight Alex Caceres (9-5 before test, 8-5, 1 No Contest, now) has failed his post-fight drug test after UFC on Fuel TV 8. UFC on FUEL TV took place on March 2nd at the Saitama Super Arena in Japan. Caceres fought on the preliminary card against Kyung Ho Kang where he won a...

Mar 4, 2013 9:48 am

Silva: I know sooner or later I’m going to have to stop | UFC NEWS

“I fight one fight at a time right now. I feel healthy, but I know sooner or later I’m gonna need to stop the job, but I’m happy for getting this feeling, this energy from my fans, make the show for my fans, make my fans happy.” “I’m so glad the UFC gave me the...

Mar 4, 2013 9:27 am

Silva: Stann Was So Close To Beating Me In The First Round | UFC NEWS

“I don’t know what happens here in Japan, man,” said Silva. “The fans just give me a lot of energy. I’m so happy to make all my fans around the world happy. That’s why I fight. I fight for you. I’m here because of you and my God, so thanks for the great support.” “I...

Mar 2, 2013 7:35 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 8 Results: Kim Wins Decisive Decision Over Bahadurzada | UFC NEWS

In the opening bout of the main card a welterweight bout between Siyar Bahadurzada and Dong Hyun Kim kicked things off on FUEL TV. In the opening frame of action the two fighters engaged in a brief stand-up exchange before the Korean born fighter took the fight to the ground around the midway point where...

Mar 2, 2013 8:53 am

UFC On FUEL TV 8 Preliminary Card Results & Discussion Thread | UFC NEWS

Tonight starting at 7:30 PM ET, the UFC kicks off its UFC on FUEL TV 8 event with a five-fight preliminary card set to air on facebook.com. Use this thread to follow along with the results and discuss the fights as they go down. PRELIMINARY CARD: (Facebook, 7:30 p.m. ET) Brad Tavares def. Riki Fukuda...

Mar 2, 2013 8:34 am

VIDEO: UFC on FUEL TV 8 Weigh-Ins Replay | UFC NEWS

If you missed our live broadcast of the UFC on FUEL TV 8 weigh-ins, you can catch the full replay right here using the player above. All but one fighter made their contracted weight yesterday in Saitama, Japan. Click play above and find out who struggled and who had the best staredowns.

Mar 1, 2013 10:00 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 8 Weigh-In Results: Sanchez Missed The Mark | UFC NEWS

In what will be Sanchez’s first bid back down at lightweight, following an unsuccessful title challenge against BJ Penn, Diego missed the mark and came in heavy for his fight against Takanori Gomi. The Ultimate Fighter season 1 winner, packed his bags and moved up to welterweight following his title defeat, but as of late...

Mar 1, 2013 10:43 am

Wanderlei Silva: Don’t Doubt his Chin | Editorial | UFC News

  Saturday night (Sunday, noon in Japan), Wanderlei Silva takes on the heavy-handed former Marine, Brian Stann in the same arena that former Pride middleweight champion, Silva, made a name for himself, Saitama Super Arena. The two are expected to exchange heavy shots and from most media predictions, you will find that an all out...

Feb 26, 2013 9:15 am

VIDEO | FUEL TV 8 In Focus: Silva vs Stann (Full Episode) | UFC NEWS

FUEL TV presents ‘In Focus: Silva vs Stann’, a fascinating in-depth look at the main event of UFC On FUEL TV 8. ‘In Focus’ paints a vivid picture of MMA legend Wanderlei Silva and his opponent, ex-United States Marine Brian Stann. These warriors do battle in the Octagon on Saturday, March 2 at UFC On...

Feb 26, 2013 9:09 am

VIDEO | Wanderlei Silva – A Return To His Roots | UFC NEWS

He returns to Japan to the very arena where he earned his biggest victories in Pride and where he established himself as an MMA superstar. Six years later, he sets foot once again on Japanese soil, where fans will see Wanderlei Silva face fierce opponent Brian Stann. To prepare, he traveled the world for a...

Jan 8, 2013 4:50 am

Lombard vs. Okami Booked For UFC’s Return Trip To Japan | UFC NEWS

There is no doubt about it. When the UFC picked up top middleweight, Hector Lombard, they were expecting a title challenger to Anderson Silva’s throne. Unfortunately for the massive amounts of Lombard supporters, he failed to deliver in his UFC debut against Tim Boetsch. After a successful second UFC bout and a dominant victory over...