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All the major players participating in Saturday’s “UFC on FUEL TV: Silva vs Stann” extravaganza will be hitting the podium today in Japan.
Stream Wednesday’s pre-fight press conference live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 9PM ET/6PM PT.
Wanderlei Silva (Pictured), Brian Stann, Stefan Struve, Mark Hunt and the card’s other notable stars are expected to attend the presser.
Silva battles “The All-American” in Saturday night’s featured attraction. Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan hosts the festivities.
The FUEL TV broadcast begins live in America at 10PM ET/7PM PT.
Please click the media player below to watch the press conference:
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There have been some interesting theories -- and a few excuses -- why it's taken this long for Brian Stann and Wanderlei Silva to face one another.
The two middlweights who are atop this weekend's UFC on Fuel 8 card in Japan were originally penciled in for UFC 130 in May 2011. The one piece of speculation that Stann never bought was that Silva was scared.
5'11" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight)
74" reach, Orthodox
July 3, 1976
34-12-1 (1) (UFC: 4-7)
1 straight loss
Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
IVC Light Heavyweight Champion: 1999 (no title defenses)
Pride Middleweight Champion: 2001...
There weren’t too many upsets last Saturday at UFC 157, but don’t fret because the Octagon comes storming back this weekend with another set of investment options.
UFC on FUEL TV 8 features a light heavyweight scrap between Brian Stann (Pictured) and Wanderlei Silva. “The All-American” is pegged as nearly a 2.5-to-1 odds-on favorite to hand Silva his second straight loss...
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released the ‘In Focus’ special for the UFC on Fuel TV 8 fight card, which is set to take place Saturday night in Saitama, Japan. Headlining the card will be PRIDE legend Wanderei Silva taking on ex-Marine Brian Stann and the co-main event will feature a heavyweight showdown between Stefan Struve and Mark Hunt.
Watch the In Focus Special...
6'1" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight)
74" reach, Orthodox
September 24, 1980
12-5 (UFC: 6-4)
1 straight loss
Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Black belt in Marine Corps Martial Arts Program
WEC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2008 (no successful...
The MMA world might still be buzzing over Ronda Rousey’s thrilling big league debut, but let’s not forget the Octagon comes storming back this Saturday in the Land of the Rising Sun.
“UFC on FUEL TV: Silva vs. Stann” takes place inside Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.
A light heavyweight shootout between Wanderlei Silva (Pictured) and Brian Stann headlines the festivities...
The UFC is set to return to Saitama, Japan on Saturday night with a stellar fight card that features a light=heavyweight clash between Brian Stann and PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva. The UFC on FUEL TV 8 pre-fight press conference took place earlier today and featured most of the combatants on the main card.
Watch the replay of the conference below:
This weekend in Saitama, it's time for "The Axe Murderer" to return to the scene of his most famous crimes.
Check out the full episode of Fuel TV 8's in focus below which delves deep into the main event between Wanderlei Silva and "All American" Brian Stann.
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This is an open letter/article to those who love Pride. The people who got a contact high from the
dramatic pre-show pageantry, the sweet scream of Lenne Hardt and the fist pump
worthy Pride theme song, that blared as the fighters made their way for
introductions before the event even started.
If you stayed up into the wee hours of the night in...