The 17th installment of Spike TV’s “UFC Fight Night” fight series is set to take place on Saturday, February 7, 2009.
FiveOuncesOfPain.com confirmed the news on Tuesday morning after contacting a source close to the event who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
As of now, few details are known about the planned Spike TV special as a venue has yet to even be finalized.
The next UFC Fight Night, “UFC Fight Night 16: UFC Fights for the Troops,” is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 10 at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The event is being held to help raise contributions for the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, which is a charity dedicated to providing aid to veterans of the United States Armed Forces who are recovering from brain injuries.
UFN 16 will be a three-hour telecast and will feature Josh Koscheck vs. Yoshiyuki Yoshida, Mike Swick vs. Jonathan Goulet, and Matt Wiman vs. Frankie Edgar.
FiveOuncesOfPain.com will be on location to provide extensive coverage of the event.