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UFC Roundup: Updates on UFC 80, UFC Fight Night 12, and More

  • The UFC and CBS are working on a deal to potentially air UFC 80 on the network. [The Wrestling Observer]
  • Andrei Arlovski, who has just one fight remaining on his current deal with the UFC, is expected to fight before March though reports suggest a new deal is not imminent. [Payout]
  • Heath Herring is in the Philippines commentating for a startup MMA promotion and is hoping to return in March or April of next year. [MMA Weekly]
  • Minneapolis, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Atlanta are among the locations the UFC has contacted for 2008 pay-per-view events. [Payout]
  • Gray Maynard will take on Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 12. Maynard was originally set to face Matt Grice but Grice was forced to decline the bout due to scheduling conflicts. [MMA Junkie]
  • Three-time UFC fighter Leonard Garcia will drop down to 145-lbs. to compete in the WEC. [MMA Weekly]

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