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Strikeforce's Hirota vs. Yahya, Guimares vs. Lim added to UFC on FUEL TV 8

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The UFC's return to Japan has two new fights, including the promotional debut of a fighter imported from the soon-to-close Strikeforce organization.

Japanese fighter and onetime Strikeforce competitor Mizuto Hirota (14-5-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is dropping from lightweight for a bout with featherweight Rani Yahya (17-7 MMA, 2-1 UFC).

Additionally, welterweight Marcelo Guimaraes (8-0-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) takes on promotional newcomer Hyun Gyu Lim (10-3-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC).

The latest UFC on FUEL TV 8 card now includes:
Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann
Mark Hunt vs. Stefan Struve
Takanori Gomi vs. Diego Sanchez
Siyar Bahadurzada vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Mizuto Hirota vs. Rani Yahya
Riki Fukuda vs. Brad Tavares
Bryan Caraway vs. Takeya Mizugaki
Cristiano Marcello vs. Kazuki Tokudome
Alex Caceres vs. Kyung Ho Kang
Marcelo Guimaraes vs. Hyun Gyu Lim

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Post #1   1/5/13 11:21:32AM   

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I'm loving all these fight announcements

Keep em coming Dana and Joe

Post #2   1/5/13 11:34:27AM   

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I'm loving all these fight announcements

Keep em coming Dana and Joe



Post #3   1/5/13 1:52:29PM   

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Would of been a better signing a few years ago, but really happy to see Mizuto Hirota added to the UFC roster. Suprised he accepted a fight Vs Ricksons student, considering Aoki broke Hirota's arm not to long ago.

Post #4   1/5/13 4:16:52PM