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UFC 127 Prelims Won’t Air on Spike, Pearson-Fisher Available in U.K.

Preliminary bouts from next month’s UFC 127 in Australia won’t air on Spike TV, but could still land on,, or ION, which have all aired prelims from recent events, according to MMAjunkie.

Meanwhile, a lightweight prelim between England’s Ross Pearson, the winner of The Ultimate Fighter 9, and Spencer Fisher will air on ESPN in the U.K. before the regular UFC 127 broadcast, the promotion announced Friday.

UFC 127 takes place on Feb. 27 in Syndey and is headlined by BJ Penn vs. Jon Fitch, but airs live on pay-per-view in the U.S. on the 26th in its regular 10pm ET timeslot due to the time difference.

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Pictured: Ross Pearson

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