Found December 04, 2012 on
Stefan Struve (Pictured) vs. Mark Hunt: Take Two. According to MMAWeekly, the heavyweights will finally do battle when they collide at “UFC on FUEL TV 8.” The 265-pounders were initially slated to meet at UFC 146, but a knee injury, which ultimately required surgery, forced Hunt out of May’s meeting. Hunt has been riding the pine ever since. He was last seen knocking out Cheick Kongo in the Octagon’s return to Japan at UFC 144. Struve, meanwhile, has been violently making his way up the ranks. “Skyscraper” has rattled off four consecutive victories, all in finishing fashion, with his most recent coming in September’s TKO victory over Stipe Miocic. Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan hosts the March 2nd scrap. The UFC has yet to officially confirm the contest. No other bouts have been rumored for the card at this time.

Stefan Struve vs. Mark Hunt set for UFC on FUEL TV 8 in Japan

A match-up of surging heavyweights Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve and Mark “The Super Samoan” Hunt is the first bout confirmed for UFC on FUEL TV 8. The Saitama Super Arena in Japan will serve as host for the March 2nd event. Struve and Hunt were previously scheduled to square off at UFC 146 before a knee injury forced Hunt to withdraw from the bout. Struve (25-5) has won six...
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