Every Thursday, The MMA Corner takes a look at the upcoming weekend’s schedule of small regional and international shows with a focus on UFC and Pride veterans as well as consensus-ranked fighters. Here’s what’s going down between June 2 and June 5:

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Pancrase Impressive Tour 5 (Tokyo; June 5)

Flyweight King of Pancrase and No. 7-ranked flyweight Kiyotaka Shimizu (8-3-2) will defend his crown against former champion Mitsuhisa Sunabe (13-6-4) in the pair’s fourth meeting…Welterweight King of Pancrase and Sengoku veteran Takenori Sato (12-8-5) battles Sojiro Orui (10-4-5)…Sengoku veteran and former light heavyweight King of Pancrase Ryo Kawamura (12-6-3) will vie for the vacant middleweight title when he fights Sengoku vet Ikkei Nagamura (4-3-1)…Sengoku veteran and No. 17-ranked featherweight Masanori Kanehara (16-9-5) takes on Tomoyuki Miyaji (7-5).


June 2
Other Events

Locked in the Cage 8 (Philadelphia)

June 3
Cage Fighting Championship 17 (Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia)

CFC lightweight champion Bernardo Magalhaes (10-1) will put his title on the line against Robert Lisita (5-2)…EliteXC and WEC veteran Muhsin Corbbrey (9-6) locks horns with Legend FC 154-pound champion Adrian Pang (18-7-2).

Other Events

Brutaal Myth (Maplewood, Minn.)
Central Pennsylvania Warrior Challenge 12 (Lancaster, Pa.)
FIT NHB Friday Night Fights Exhibition/Smoker (Albuquerque, N.M.)
Southern Plains Amateur MMA: The Second Coming (Lubbock, Texas)
Vivid MMA: Tour of Duty 4 (Forest Lake, Minn.)

June 4
Extreme Challenge 184 (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

UFC and IFL veteran Travis Fulton (246-48-10) meets Jesse Nunez (0-2).

M-1 Global: M-1 Ukraine European Battle (Kiev, Ukraine)

Former M-1 middleweight champion Rafal Moks (6-3) fights Sengoku veteran Yasubey Enomoto (6-3)…Former M-1 lightweight champion Artiom Damkovsky (8-5) tussles with Yuri Ivlev (16-7).

NAAFS: Fight Night in the Flats 7 (Cleveland)

Aisling Daly (Photo: Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

Bellator veteran and No. 9-ranked 125-pound female fighter Aisling Daly (10-2) takes on No. 10-ranked 125-pounder Jessica Eye (3-0).

Nitrix Champion Fight 7 (Balneario Camboriu, Santa Catarina, Brazil)

Iliarde Sabino Belo dos Santos (21-4-1) squares off with Carlos Alberto (2-1).

Olympian MMA Championships 10: Step in the Arena (Liverpool, England)

Ali Arish (11-2) battles Wayne Murrie (12-3-1).

Pro Fight 6 (Wloclawek, Poland)

M-1 Challenge veteran Vyacheslav Vasilevsky (14-1) takes on KSW vet Robert Jocz (19-7).

Ringside MMA 11 (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada)

UFC veterans Patrick Cote (14-7) and Todd Brown (15-3) square off in the evening’s main event…The event airs live on The Fight Network in Canada.

Shooto Brazil 23 (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

WEC veteran Glover Teixeira (11-2) is slated to face Maurilio de Souza (4-4)…UFC veteran Antonio Mendes (17-8) goes up against Cleber Tavares de Moura (1-2).

Other Events

Absolute Action MMA 14 (Lexington, Ky.) Airing via ppv at GoFightLive
American MMA Fight League 2 (Newtown, Pa.) Airing via ppv at GoFightLive
Bakken Battle 2 (Minot, N.D.)
Brace for War 9 (Townsville, Queensland, Australia)
Chaos in the Cage II (Dickson, Tenn.)
Competitive Edge Cage Fighting (Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia)
Elite Kagefighting Championship (Elkhart, Ind.)
Fight for Pride (El Paso, Texas)
Havoc Extreme Cagefighting: Maximum Force 17 (Fostoria, Ohio)
ICE 53 (Cincinnati)
King of the Cage: Future Legends 2 (Las Vegas)
Road America: Super Bikes and Super Fights (Elkhart Lake, Wis.)
Rumble in the Cage 43 (Taber, Alberta, Canada) Airing via ppv at GoFightLive/tape delay on The Fight Network
Stellar Fights 4: Collision at the Casino (Harrington, Del.)
Triple X Cagefighting: Extreme Cagefight War (Mt. Clemens, Mich.)
Yankee Lake Brawlroom 29 (Brookfield, Ohio)

June 5
Heat 18 (Osaka, Japan)

UFC, Pride and Dream veteran Ikuhisa Minowa (47-32-8) is scheduled to fight Carlos Toyota (3-3-1).

Other Events

Fight UK 4 (Leicester, England)
Gladiator 19: KOK Mononofu 2 (Tokyo)
Shooto: Gig West 13 (Osaka, Japan)

Top photo: Kiyotaka Shimizu (Credit: Daniel Herbertson/Sherdog)