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-- During Saturday's Strikeforce card, it was announced Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix champion Daniel Cormier will have his final Strikeforce bout on Sept. 29. His opponent hasn't yet been named. After this bout, Cormier is expected to move over to the UFC, as every other Strikeforce heavyweight has already done.

-- Brendan Schaub will return at UFC 154 in Montreal. Though an opponent has not been named, he is hoping for Lavar Johnson.

-- The UFC's next card on Fox will feature four fights. Joe Lauzon vs. Jamie Varner will kick off the broadcast.

-- After returning to Japan for the first time in years in February, the UFC is planning another trip there early in March of 2013.

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