It's been a poorly kept secret, but THQ's Ultimate Fighting Championship game has been officially confirmed by the publisher.
Titled UFC 2009 Undisputed, the game will over 80 mixed martial arts fighters across five weight classes. Players will be able to attack their opponents with styles such as Brazilian jiu-jitsu, muay thai, and kickboxing.
"As the leading fighting videogame publisher, we feel the rising popularity of the UFC brand and its incredible mixed martial arts experience make UFC 2009 Undisputed the perfect addition to our expanding portfolio," said Bob Aniello, senior vice president, worldwide marketing, THQ.
"UFC 2009 Undisputed is certain to be the most realistic fighting game to date, including advanced collision detection and AI systems that incorporate individual fighter styles."
The title is due for release on Xbox 360 and PS3 in Spring 2009.