Date: Saturday- October 18, 2008
- Airs FREE via taped delay (9pm ET) in the United States and Canada on Spike TV
- Airs live in England and Ireland on Setanta Sports
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Location: National Indoor Arena- Birmingham, England U.K.
The Ultimate Fighting Championships will be heading to Birmingham, England to bring us an action-packed UFC 89 fight card. In his native land of England, British Middleweight contender Michael "The Count" Bisping will be looking to defend his territory against Chris "The Crippler" Leben.
In one of the most anticipated bouts of 2008, undefeated fighters Lyoto Machida and Thiago Silva will battle it out for a possible #1 contendership spot in the Light Heavyweight division. Two great warriors, but only one man will remain unbeaten.
Here’s how the UFC 89: "Bisping vs. Leben" fight card will look like:
Michael "The Count" Bisping Vs. Chris "The Crippler" Leben
Keith "The Dean of Mean" Jardine Vs. Brandon "The Truth" Vera
Rameau "The African Assassin" Sokoudjou Vs. Luiz "Banha" Cane
Paul "Relentless" Taylor Vs. Chris "Lights Out" Lytle
Paul "Tellys" Kelly Vs. Marcus "The Irish Hand Grenade" Davis
Preliminary Fight Card:
Dan "The Outlaw" Hardy Vs. Akihiro "The Japanese Sensation" Gono
Shane Carwin Vs. Neil "Old Skool" Wain
Jess "The Joker" Liaudin Vs. David Bielkheden
Sam "Hands of Stone" Stout Vs. Terry Etim
David Baron Vs. Jim Miller
Per Eklund Vs. Samy "The Dog" Schiavo
** This is how the card looks like for now. We’ll be sure to keep you posted with future updates on the fight card **