Reports that have been floated around the web insisting that UFC 85 will air for free on Spike TV appear to be off base.
After speaking with a top level UFC executive, Fightline.com can confirm that the event will air on Pay-Per-View only.
UFC 85: Hughes vs. Alves will feature Matt Hughes vs. Thiago Alves but the card is stacked with other big name fights. Take a look at the full fight card as it stands:
-Thiago Alves vs. Matt Hughes
-Michael Bisping vs. Chris Leben
-Rashad Evans vs. James Irvin
-Brandon Vera vs. Fabricio Werdum
-Thales Leites vs. Nate Marquardt
-Martin Kampmann vs. Jorge Rivera
-Marcus Davis vs. Mike Swick
-Roan Carneiro vs. Ryo Chonan
-Luiz Cane vs. Jason Lambert
-Thiago Tavares vs. Matt Wiman
-Jess Liaudin vs. Paul Taylor