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Ben Alloway vs Valentino HenescuIt’s too soon to commit to anything more, but UFC executive Marshall Zelaznik on Friday night confirmed that Australia will see at least one live event in 2013.

The one guaranteed event will, like UFC on FX 6, coincide with another Australian edition of The Ultimate Fighter.

“We’re looking at the same schedule as we had this year,” Zelaznik said of the next Aussie version of TUF. “We don’t know if it will be The Smashes; we’re not sure if it will be country versus country. Those are some of the things we’ll work out with the executives at FX.”

The series will obviously culminate in another live event, however, to feature the finalists from the show, and possibly another coach vs. coach showdown.

With details of the next Aussie TUF still up in the air, it’s also to soon to give specific details on exactly when and where the live event will take place. But it will take place, and quite possibly, could be joined by other events if scheduling works out.

“We’ve got one calendared basically a year from now,” said Zelaznik. “We’re always looking and juggling our calendar; we could get another one. Obviously, we had two this year.

“We know the market can take four or six events, it’s just a matter of trying to get them here, but definitely one and hopefully more than one.”

There will be an event in December to coincide with the TUF series at a location to be determined, and that location could quite literally be almost anywhere in the country.

“We’re looking at all the venues. I think we’re holding venues throughout the country and then just see how the schedule works out.”

Much like Canada and Brazil before them, the Aussie fans are clamoring for more events than the UFC can currently promise, but rest assured the Octagon will return to the Land Down Under in 2013.

Stay tuned to MMAWeekly.com for all the latest UFC news and updates.

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