Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of event announcements, fight matchups, and injuries/cancellations from throughout the world of MMA.

Bonnar injured, Markes steps in against Vemola

Light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar has been forced out his UFC on Versus 5 bout against Karlos Vemola due to injury.  In his place will be 11-1 Brazilian newcomer Ronny Markes, who has verbally agreed to face the Czech fighter on August 14 from Milwaukee.


Chuck O’Neil released from the UFC

The Ultimate Fighter season 13 welterweight Chuck “Cold Steel” O’Neil has been released from the UFC following a lackluster performance against Chris Cope at the TUF 13 Finale on June 4.  Cope claimed a unanimous decision in the fight.

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TUF Winner Kendall Grove cut following loss

The Ultimate Fighter season 3 winner Kendall Grove has been cut from the UFC roster.

Grove’s recently dropped a decision to Tim Boetsch at UFC 130.  It was Grove’s second consecutive defeat, after going just 4-6 in his last ten fights inside the promotion.

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