Good and bad news surrounds the Octagon’s return trip across the pond. It has been known for quite some time that the main bouts for “UFC 138: Leben vs. Munoz” won’t air live in North America, but the promotion has just announced the card’s preliminary fights will be streaming live on Facebook.
The action kicks off early this Saturday, with the first scrap scheduled to start at approximately 12:50PM ET/9:50AM PT. Spike TV will make the five featured contests available via same-day tape-delay at 8PM ET/PT.
The show will be headlined by a pivotal middleweight shootout between Chris Leben and Mark Munoz. The bantamweight fight with Brad Pickett and Renan Barao is currently slated as the night’s co-main event.
The LG Arena in Birmingham, England will host this weekend’s card.
Here is the event’s revised agenda:
(Faacebook 12:50PM ET/9:50AM PT)
Vaughan Lee vs. Chris Cariaso
Che Mills vs. Chris Cope
Philip De Fries vs. Rob Broughton
Michihiro Omigawa vs. Jason Young
John Maguire vs. Justin Edwards
Anthony Perosh vs. Cyrille Diabate
(Spike TV 8PM ET/PT via Same-day Tape-delay)
Anthony Njokuani vs. Paul Taylor
Terry Etim vs. Edward Faaloloto
Thiago Alves vs. Papy Abedi
Brad Pickett vs. Renan Barao
Mark Munoz vs. Chris Leben