The UFC returns to the Land of the Rising Sun tonight with the UFC on FUEL TV 8: Silva vs. Stann. Also returning to Japan is MMA legend Wanderlei Silva, who will be in the night’s five round non-title main event against Brian Stann.
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After a long absence from the Japanese market, the UFC returns the Saitama, Japan with the UFC on FUEL TV 8 this weekend for the second time in just over a year. Also making a return to Japan will be Wanderlei Silva who is headlining the card along with Brian Stann.
Another week of UFC action, and you can’t argue about the UFC on FUEL TV 8 card not being of PPV quality. This installment features important fights in the Middleweight division with Stann, Wandy, Okami and Lombard all in the mix. Plus we get the return of Diego Sanchez, and much more.
Tonight’s Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy event will be the third major event in the span of a single week. With the UFC playing host for the first two events, Strikeforce gets their turn in the spotlight from inside the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon.
Saturday’s Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy closes out what has already been a great week of Mixed Martial Arts. It all started with the UFC Fan Expo and UFC 148 in Las Vegas last weekend, moved to San Jose, California for Wednesday’s UFC on FUEL TV 4 and concludes in Portland, Oregon tomorrow.
On the heels of a great night of fights earlier this month in San Jose, Strikeforce returns to action July 14th in Portland, Oregon. Joining them at the Rose Garden Arena will be two title fights and two intriguing bouts on the main card as well as a local favorite headlining the preliminary card.