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UFC on FUEL TV 8 Weigh-In Results: Sanchez Heavy, Rest of Card on Weight

UFCPosterFUELTVWanderleiStannHuntStruveThe fighters of UFC on FUEL TV 8 took to the scales this evening to make weight for tomorrow’s FUEL TV fight card. While many fighters needed a towel to make weight, only one fighter weighed heavy in Tokyo. Diego Sanchez missed the 156-pound mark by two pounds.

The UFC on FUEL TV 8 fight card will be headlined by bout between heavy-hitters Brian Stann and Wanderlei Silva, at light heavyweight, with a heavyweight showdown between Mark Hunt and Stefan Struve in the co-main event slot.

Main Card (FUEL TV 10PM ET)

  • Wanderlei Silva (204) vs. Brian Stann (206)
  • Mark Hunt (266) vs. Stefan Struve (260)
  • Takanori Gomi (156) vs. Diego Sanchez (158)*
  • Yushin Okami (185) vs. Hector Lombard (186)
  • Mizuto Hirota (146) vs. Rani Yahya (146)
  • Dong Hyun Kim (171) vs. Siyar Bahadurzada (171)

Preliminary Card (Facebook 7:30 p.m. ET)

  • Riki Fukuda (186) vs. Brad Tavares (185)
  • Bryan Caraway (135) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (136)
  • Cristiano Marcello (156) vs. Kazuki Tokudome (155)
  • Alex Caceres (136) vs. Kyung Ho Kang (135)
  • Marcelo Guimaraes (171) vs. Hyun Gyu Lim (171)

*-Diego was given an additional hour to lose two pounds but failed to do so and will forfeit 20% of his purse to Gomi


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