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UFC 178 Fight Card: Cruz, Cote On Prelims For The Night

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Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will finally return to action, taking on Takeya Mizugaki next month at UFC 178.

Cruz will main event the FOX Sports 1 prelim portion of the September 27 card from Las Vegas and the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Officials released the bout order, which boasts a headline fight between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso. Donald Cerrone welcomes Eddie Alvarez to the UFC in the co-main, while Cat Zingano and Amanda Nunes kick-start the pay-per-view portion.

The event also features Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier and Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero.

Check out the complete lineup below:

MAIN CARD (PPV/10 p.m. ET)

UFC Flyweight Championship
Demetrious Johnson (c) vs. Chris Cariaso

Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez

Featherweight: Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier

Middleweight: Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero

Female Bantamweight: Cat Zingano vs. Amanda Nunes

PRELIMINARY CARD (FOX Sports 1/8 p.m. ET)

Bantamweight: Dominick Cruz vs. Takeya Mizugaki

Lightweight: James Krause vs. Jorge Masvidal

Welterweight: Patrick Cote vs. Stephen Thompson

Welterweight: John Howard vs. Brian Ebersole

PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass/7 p.m. ET)

Lightweight: Kevin Lee vs. Jon Tuck

Bantamweight: Manny Gamburyan vs. Cody Gibson

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