UFC 138: John Hathaway vs Pascal Krauss reportedly booked for Nov. 5 in England

You just knew it would get more and more local.

The UFC, after initially announcing they would not travel overseas for an event in the U.K. this year, will, in fact, hold a show across the pond, dubbed UFC 138: "Leben vs. Munoz" on Nov. 5, 2011, in Birmingham, England.

Naturally, the card is filling up with British flavor and that continues with the addition of John Hathaway to the evening's festivities, as he will take on welterweight warmonger Pascal Krauss.

"The Hitman" himself announced the fight booking on his Twitter account.

The Hathaway hype train was in full swing when he rocked and socked Diego Sanchez all the way back in May 2010 at UFC 114, which was seen by over 1 million pay-per-view customers.

He failed to build on that performance, though, dropping a decision to veteran Mike Pyle months later in London. A rebound win over Kris McCray had led him here and headed back home to continue his rise up the 170-pound ladder.

Pascal Krauss isn't exactly a household name but it's not because of his lack of ability. Quite the contrary, actually.

The German wrestle-boxer is a flawless 10-0 in his budding mixed martial arts career, including a "Fight of the Night" winning performance over Mark Scanlon back at UFC 122 in his Octagon debut.

Can he do it again? Stay tuned.

UFC 138, recently announced for the promotion's sole trip to the United Kingdom this year, will be headlined by the very first five-round non-title fight with a middleweight match-up pitting division hopefuls Chris Leben and Mark Munoz in what should be a violent war of attrition.

In addition, Thiago Alves will make his return to action against Swedish newcomer Papy Abedi in welterweight action.

For the current UFC 138 fight card and line-up click here.

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