Wanderlei Silva vs Brian Stann, UFC on Fuel 8, 3 March 2013
Fight of the Night

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Photo from Josh Hedges Zuffa LLC

Wanderlei Silva vs Brian Stann gives Wanderlei the opportunity to return¬†to fight in Saitama, Japan after almost seven years away. Wanderlei’s last fight in Japan was in Pride 33 where he and Dan Henderson gave an incredible performance in Dan Henderson vs Wanderlei Silva II.

This is the arena where Wanderlei built his reputation as the frightening Axe Murderer. This is the country where he ruled as Pride Middleweight Champion. At UFC Fuel 8 Japan,¬†Wanderlei Silva return’s “home” where he finds an incredibly tough and game opponent in Brian Stann.

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