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Your weekly look at what big show veterans are up to on the regional circuit. This past Tuesday, Trevor Prangley (33-11-1, 2-2 UFC, 3-3-1 Strikeforce, 0-1 Bellator) rode a two-fight win streak to Moscow to square off with surging light-heavyweight Maxim Grishin (18-6-0) in the main event of Fight Nights: Battle 17. Prangley, the reigning King of the Cage light-heavyweight champion, hasn't lost a fight stateside in three years. However, his last trip to Russia, for a fight with Bellator veteran V read news >>

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Myles Jury was last seen inside the UFC Octagon against Takanori Gomi at UFC Fight Night 52, a fight in which "Fury" needed only 90 seconds to defeat the legendary Japanese lightweight via TKO. Now, the eighth-ranked fighter is setting his sights on a new challenge, on a man they call "Cowboy." UPDATE: Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. EST: Donald Cerrone apparently wanted to fight Jury in December but said Jury turned that fight down. Now that Jury and his team are angling for a January fight agai read news >>

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Dominick Cruz made his successful return to the Octagon at UFC 178 with a crushing victory over top bantamweight Takeya Mizugaki. BE's striking specialist Connor Ruebusch breaks down the remarkable game of MMA's best transition-fighter. Two years, eleven months, and twenty seven days. That's how long Dominick Cruz had been out of action until his comeback fight last Saturday, a period of time that saw him suffer through two ACL reconstructions, several extended periods of rehabilitation, and the read news >>

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Following Dominick Cruz' triumphant return to the octagon at UFC 178, fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

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Dominick Cruz looked better than anyone could have hoped for in his UFC 178 comeback fight, dominating Takeya Mizugaki and stopping him in just over a minute. Dominick Cruz returned to the UFC Octagon for the first time since October of 2011 on the prelims of UFC 178. No one really knew what to expect from the former bantamweight champ in his return, but he made a very serious statement in a very short amount of time. Cruz, who was facing Takeya Mizugaki, came out, spent a few seconds feeling th read news >>

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Dominick Cruz made his long awaited return to the Octagon -- and when I say "long awaited", I mean some three years -- tonight (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, to take on Takeya Mizugaki on the preliminary card of the UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV). There were question marks, of course. After so many devastating injuries and multiple setbacks while recovering from those injuries, no one could know for sure if this would be the Cruz who read news >>

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It's a struggle. Blood on the canvas, smears of sweat. Panting, heaving, straining every muscle to its very limit and then beyond. Weeks and months spent in the gym, pressed against cages and mats in live fire drills, trying to get that last edge, searching to find that little wrinkle that will be the difference between the glory of victory or the sting of a loss. Fifteen minutes they give you. Twenty-five if you're the best in the world. And you earn it with maybe 300 of those hard hours of pre read news >>

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Eddie Alvarez makes his long-awaited Octagon debut when he takes on Donald Cerrone in the co-main event of tonight's (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariso" pay-per-view (PPV) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. read news >>

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The Octagon will be back in use this Saturday, September 27, for UFC 178. The event will take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET. Headlining the event is a flyweight title tilt between incumbent champion Demetrious Johnson and upstart challenger Chris Cariaso. In the co-main event of the evening, highly regarded lightweight striker Eddie Alvarez will make his long-awaited UFC debut. That debut will come against the streaking Donald Cerrone, who has strung read news >>

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When the Octagon door shuts on Dominick Cruz at UFC 178, it will be his first time in competition since October 2011. The former bantamweight champion has faced a myriad of injuries, but he’s finally back on the quest to obtain the belt he never lost. Standing in front of him is Takeya Mizugaki, who is on a “quiet” five-fight winning streak. Both competitors have a lot to gain from this fight. With that in mind, here is a look at the keys to victory for both athletes. For Cruz mobility is, and a read news >>

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Cat Zingano met with reporters at the UFC 178 Media Day on Thursday where she talked about her trying times and the pending showdown with Amanda Nunes. read news >>

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