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UFCs Randy Couture on CBS show 'The Unit' tonight and more

Randy Couture acting
With his fighting career on pause, UFC Heavyweight Champion (for now) Randy Couture will move forward with his acting gig.

"The Natural" will once again make a guest appearance on "The Unit," reprising the role of Sgt. Strickland at 9 p.m. ET tonight on CBS. Couture first appeared on the program during the season finale of the show last year.

He recently returned from the set of "The Scorpion King: The Akkadian" in South Africa. Couture plays a villain in the major motion picture from Universal Studios that is due out sometime in late 2008.

According to the X-Treme Couture blog, "The Unit" was created by film and theater legend David Mamet who directed Couture in "Red Belt" earlier this year.

In other MMA programming news, ESPN program "E:60" will shine a spotlight on Pat Miletich and his Quad City Silverbacks of the IFL at 7 p.m. ET.

Here's a snip from

"The episode looks at what it takes to become a mixed martial arts fighter, as the show travels to Bettendorf, IA. to have Miletich show first-hand the trials and tribulations a champion must go through ... the groundbreaking new ESPN show is a can't-miss for any MMA fan. Ignored for years by mainstream media, MMA has now gained a foothold in the consciousness of the American sports fans, which is reflected by this enhanced coverage from the world leader in sports news ...."

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