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Sunday, Mar 03, 2013

UFC On FUEL TV 8: Wanderlei Silva KOs Brian Stann in Return to Japan

Silva (photo via UFC.com)

By FCF Staff

Wanderlei Silva made his return to Japan a victorious one tonight, as the former PRIDE champion recorded another knockout victory at UFC on FUEL TV 8,  in the nation where he became a MMA superstar.

After a thrilling, back-and-forth opening round, Silva floored Brian Stann in the second with a crushing right hook, before knocking out the powerful fighter with several follow up punches.

With the win, Silva improved his record to 35-12-1, while Stann’s fell to12-6 with the loss.

Here are the official results from the card, which was hosted by the Saitama Super Arena.

Wanderlei Silva def. Brian Stann via KO (punches) – R2, 4:08
Mark Hunt def. Stefan Struve via TKO (punch) – R3, 1:44
Diego Sanchez def. Takanori Gomi via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Yushin Okami def. Hector Lombard via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Rani Yahya def. Mizuto Hirota via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Dong Hyun Kim def. Siyar Bahadurzada via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Brad Tavares def. Riki Fukuda via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Takeya Mizugaki def. Bryan Caraway via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Kazuki Tokudome def. Cristiano Marcello via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Alex Caceres def. Kyung Ho Kang via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Hyun Gyu Lim def. Marcelo Guimaraes via KO (knee) – R 2, 4:00

posted by FCF Staff @ 1:30 am
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