On Friday, a light heavyweight scrap between Anthony Perosh (Pictured) and Cyrille Diabate was announced for “UFC 138: Leben vs. Munoz.” Including the 205-pound affair, 11 bouts have been confirmed for the November 5th event thus far.
Perosh holds a 11–6 record and was last seen submitting Tom Blackledge at UFC 127 this past February. Diabate, on the other hand, owns a 17–7–1 professional mark and most recently posted a unanimous decision victory over Seve Cantwell at “UFC on Versus 3: Sanchez vs. Kampmann” in March.
For North Americans, UFC 138 will be made available via same-day tape-delay on Spike TV (Rogers Sportsnet in Canada).
A critical middleweight contest between Chris Leben and Mark Munoz will headline the show.
The LG Arena in Birmingham will host the UFC’s long-awaited return to England.
Here is the card’s updated roster:
Philip De Fries vs. Oli Thompson
Vaughan Lee vs. Chris Cariaso
Mark Scanlon vs. James Head
Anthony Perosh vs. Cyrille Diabate
Che Mills vs. Chris Cope
Michihiro Omigawa vs. Jason Young
Brad Pickett vs. Renan Barao
Terry Etim vs. Edward Faaloloto
John Hathaway vs. Pascal Krauss
Anthony Njokuani vs. Paul Taylor
Thiago Alves vs. Papy Abedi
Mark Munoz vs. Chris Leben