Dave Meltzer’s newsletter reports that October 18th’s UFC 89 from Birmingham, England will air on Spike TV. After a main event of Michael Bisping vs Chris Leben was announced many fans were assuming the card would air for free and now it appears to be confirmed.
- Michael Bisping vs Chris Leben
- Diego Sanchez vs Thiago Alves
The card is also set to feature the UFC debut of UK standout Dan “The Outlaw” Hardy.
Update: FiveOuncesOfPain.com’s Sam Caplan has spoken with a source that has indicated that the deal for UFC 89 to be televised on Spike TV is not yet official. However, the source indicated that a deal is considered a “strong possibility.”