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'Countdown to UFC 89' premieres tonight

The countdown show for UFC 89 premieres tonight on Spike TV at 11pm ET.

The hour-long episode will preview the Michael Bisping-Chris Leben and Keith Jardine-Brandon Vera fights.

There will be two additional replays, on Thursday, Oct. 16 at midnight and on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 6pm ET.

UFC 89: Bisping vs. Leben, which takes place from the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, England, will air free on tape-delay on Spike TV this Saturday, Oct. 18 at 9pm ET.

Televised Bouts:

185 lbs. | Michael Bisping vs. Chris Leben
205 lbs. | Keith Jardine vs. Brandon Vera
205 lbs. | Luiz Cane vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
170 lbs. | Chris Lytle vs. Paul Taylor
170 lbs. | Marcus Davis vs. Paul Kelly

Preliminary Bouts:

170 lbs. | Akihiro Gono vs. Dan Hardy
265 lbs. | Shane Carwin vs. Neil Wain
155 lbs. | David Bielkheden vs. Jess Liaudin
155 lbs. | Sam Stout vs. Terry Etim
155 lbs. | David Baron vs. Jim Miller
155 lbs. | Per Eklund vs. Sammy Schiavo

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