Will Wanderlei Silva announce retirement from mixed martial arts (MMA) after his UFC on FUEL TV 8 main event fight against Brian Stann this weekend? "The Axe Murderer" says that win or lose in Japan, he has no plans to retire ... for now.
As Wanderlei Silva gears up for his return to Japan after a seven-year absence, he will look to entertain his loyal Japanese fan base as he vows to earn a "Fight Night" bonus in his main event fight against "All American," Brian Stann.
What can fans expect when Brian Stann and Wanderlei Silva meet this weekend (Mar. 3, 2013) in Saitama, Japan, at UFC on FUEL TV 8? A very violent fight, according to "All American." Find out why someone may need post-fight surgery, inside.
Exactly 200 fights have taken place in the UFC this year. But how many have ended in a KO? Submission? Are you seeing more decisions? Take a look at the UFC stats breakdown as we reach the halfway point of 2012.
Headlined by a main event pitting hometown hero Wanderlei Silva against former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin, UFC 147 reportedly drew 16,643 live fans and over 20 million on Brazilian television.