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Mark Hunt-Stefan Struve Official For UFC On Fuel TV 8, Several Other Bouts Also Announced

The co-main event for the UFC’s return to Japan was recently announced, as heavyweights Mark Hunt and Stefan Struve will collide.

UFC on Fuel TV 8 takes place March 3 from Saitama, Japan. The main event boasts Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann.

Hunt (8-7) has won three of four UFC bouts since a rough stretch of bouts, some of which came in Japan with PRIDE.

Struve (25-5) is 9-3 in the UFC, including four consecutive victories. The 7-footer is 6-1 in his last seven – with all the wins coming by stoppage.

The UFC also made several other fights for the card, including Diego Sanchez-Takanori Gomi, Siyar Bahadurzada-Dong Hyun Kim, Riki Fukuda-Brad Tavares, Cristiano Marcello-Kazuki Tokudome, Takeya Mizugaki-Bryan Caraway, and Alex Caceres-Kyung Ho Kang.

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