Anthony Perosh vs. Cyrille Diabate Added to “UFC 138: Leben vs. Munoz”

Written by Tom Ngo
August 26th, 2011

UFC Anthony Perosh

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

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