UFC 89: Bisping vs. Leben

UFC 89: Bisping vs. Leben was held on October 18, 2008 at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, England. The event was headlined by a middleweight bout between Michael Bisping and Chris Leben. Lyoto Machida was scheduled to face fellow undefeated light heavyweight Thiago Silva, but a back injury has forced Silva to withdraw from the fight. Lyoto will not be fighting on this card. It will air live in Great Britain and Ireland on Setanta Sports and via tape delay in the United States and Canada on Spike TV. It also aired live via Rogers Sportsnet in Canada.

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Match Winner Loser Method Round Time
1 Per Eklund Samy Schiavo Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 3 1:47
2 Jim Miller David Baron Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 3 3:19
3 Terry Etim Sam Stout Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
4 David Bielkheden Jess Liaudin Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
5 Shane Carwin Neil Wain TKO (Punches) 1 1:31
6 Dan Hardy Akihiro Gono Decision (Split) 3 5:00
7 Marcus Davis Paul Kelly Submission (Guillotine Choke) 2 2:16
8 Chris Lytle Paul Taylor Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
9 Luis Arthur Cane Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou TKO (Punches) 2 4:15
10 Keith Jardine Brandon Vera Decision (Split) 3 5:00
11 Michael Bisping Chris Leben Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
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