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Hustle: UFCs Mirko Cro Cop back in action ... sorta (Video)

Star-crossed UFC heavyweight Mirko Cro Cop was back in the ring this weekend as a special guest during the Hustle New Year's Eve pro wrestling show in Japan. He apparently had the blessing of UFC President Dana White.

Why? I have no idea. Maybe White didn't understand the full scope of the appearance.

Here's the zaniness:

For the bizarre backstory behind the Croatian's return to the Land of the Rising Sun head over to

Note: Still no word on when Cro Cop will fight next inside the Octagon. But he looks like he can go at any minute.

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