They're back (again).
The 'Best of PRIDE' makes its long awaited return to Spike TV tonight (Feb. 9) at 10 p.m. ET with another installment of the popular show featuring highlights of some of the greatest moments from the now defunct promotion.
Zuffa - the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship - purchased the Japanese mixed martial arts promotion (and its biggest rival) in 2007. With no television deal and most of its top fighters signing UFC contracts, the entity known as PRIDE became no more.
Now fans will once again have an opportunity to relive the glory days tonight at 10 p.m. ET -- and perhaps get a closer look at some of the hoopla surrounding the much ballyhooed stars of yesteryear.
Tonight's matches include:
Hosted by Kenda Perez, the "Best of PRIDE" features classic match-ups from the legendary Japanese promotion showcasing many stars of yesterday and today.
Enjoy the show, Maniacs.