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Special announcement: UFC 89 to air on Spike TV October 18

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"Dana White is expected to officially announce tomorrow that UFC 89, headlined by Michael Bisping vs. Chris Leben, will air for free on Spike TV. Show takes place October 18th from the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, England."

During recent commercials that aired on Spike TV, UFC President Dana White teased that a "special announcement" would be made during the replay of UFC 84: "Ill Will" tomorrow night, which will air on Spike TV at 9 p.m. ET to counter the Elite XC: "Unfinished Business" show that will be telecast live on CBS at the same time. It's news that has been batted around for sometime; however, the promotion and the network have apparently finalized their plans. To check out the latest UFC 89 card and rumors click here.

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