A few links from our friends to help those last few hours of the work week fly by.

It’s really happening, Jean-Claude Van Damme has signed on for his first real fight in 29 years | MiddleEasy

The Cut List: Who Desperately Needs a Win at UFC 123? | MMA Fighting

Ariel Helwani and Chad Dundas preview UFC 123 | Versus’ MMA Beat

SB Nation Exclusive: UFC 123’s Aaron Simpson talks Munoz, Cain, Bader, and Lebron | SB Nation

Mark Munoz talks about fighting his friend Aaron Simpson at UFC 123 | MMA Scraps

Goran Reljic released by UFC after third consecutive loss | Five Ounces of Pain

Report: Fedor Emelianenko and Fabricio Werdum likely to meet in mid-2011? | LowKick

Gegard Mousasi expects to fight Jerome LeBanner at Dynamite!! 2010, Mike Kyle in Strikeforce | Heavy.com

Zuffa sends Google a cease and desist demanding they remove illegal UFC streaming sites from their search results | Cage Potato

FIGHT! Rankings: Yushin Okami Is the #2 Middleweight In the World | FIGHT! Magazine