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It's been over a year since former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold last stepped foot inside the Octagon.

The No. 2 ranked contender lost the belt in a shocking upset to Michael Bisping at UFC 199 and has kept a low-profile ever since.

That could be about to change, however, as Rockhold told media outlet TMZ that he's training hard and 'looking for a good fight'.

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The UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt marquee matchup saw the #7 ranked Mark Hunt get a standing TKO on the #6 Derrick Lewis in the fourth round. The tempo was rather slow to open up the UFC Auckland main event, with both men conserving energy while being extra cautious of the other man’s power. The second frame saw the action pick up, as Hunt was able to wobble Lewis with a well placed elbow. Lewis would recover and return some fire of his own, as the big men flurried as the second round came to a close.

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The co-main event for UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt witnessed the #8 middleweight Derek Brunson run through the #15 ranked middleweight Daniel Kelly in front of the Auckland crowd. Brunson started with a patient approach, opposed to his usual berzerker style, and when he saw his opening, Brunson uncorked a thumping left cross that sent Kelly crashing to the canvas.

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Flyweight Ben Nguyen just picked up a stunning submission win over Tim Elliott at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt in Auckland, New Zealand.

Ben Nguyen was supposed to fight Joseph Benavidez at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Hunt in Auckland, New Zealand, but Benavidez withdrew due to injury and was replaced by Tim Elliott, who is only a few months removed from a spirited performance against champion Demetrious Johnson. While Benavidez is higher ranked than Elliott, Nguyen still had a big opportunity to get a win over a top-10 ranked opponent, and did he ever make a statement.

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IBF World junior middleweight champion Jarrett Hurd will be defending his title for the first time next month against former WBA 154lb champion Austin Trout on July 29 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Hurd, 26, needed to get an exception to face #14 Trout by the International Boxing Federation, because he was supposed to fight #3 IBF Cedric Vitu in his first defense.

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