Marcelo Guimaraes vs. Hyun Gyu Lim
Round 1: The two fighters touch gloves and UFC on Fuel TV 8 is officially underway from Tokyo. Lim opens with an outside leg kick. Guimaraes looks for a takedown, but Lim shakes it off. They exchange leg kicks. Lim lands a right hand and a knee to the body. They exchange leg kicks again. Lim working to use his reach advantage and establish his jab. Lim delivers an uppercut. Guimaraes works for a takedown but can’t get it. Guimaraes lands a lead uppercut. Lim lands a stiff jab. Guimaraes gets another takedown attempt stuffed. Guimaraes lands a big right hand. Lim continues to work his jab. He goes to the body with a right hand. Guimaraes goes to the body with a left hook. Lim shakes off another takedown attempt. They exchange leg kicks. Lim lands a knee to the body, but Guimaraes drops under and gets a takedown. The round ends. MMAWeekly scores the round 10-9 for Lim.
Round 2: Lim lands two leg kicks to start the round followed by another. Lim lands a combination. Guimaraes lands a side kick to the body followed by a combination. Guimaraes shoots for a takedown but Lim sprawls. Guimaraes delivers a push-kick to the body. Lim goes to the body with a left hook. Guimaraes landing his jab. He ducks under a punch and takes Lim down. Two minutes remain in the round. Guimaraes moves to half guard. Lim gives up his back and stands. Guimaraes works for a takedown but Lim fends it off. They exchange jabs. Guimaraes lands a right hand. Guimaraes is landing his jab. Guimaraes moves in and Lim times a knee flush on the jaw of Guimaraes. Guimaraes falls to the canvas and is out. The referee moves in and stops the fight.
The finish came at 4:00 of the second round.